Preparing for your PhD defence

IMPRS-UFAST skills course

  • Start: Feb 9, 2017 09:00
  • End: Feb 10, 2017 17:00
  • Location: CFEL (Bldg. 99)
  • Room: Seminar Room IV, O1.111
  • Host: CUI, IMPRS-UFAST, PIER
Preparing for your PhD defence
In this workshop participants have the opportunity to strategically engage with the upcoming oral examination. They develop individual strategies for preparing themselves and learn techniques so they can direct the discussion even at critical points.

Topics
• What are must-haves and what are nice-to-haves during the presentation
• Selecting topics: What do I have to consider when choosing my
examination subjects?
• Self and time management in the preparatory phase
• The optimal presentation: How do I present myself and my work?
• The show must go on! Dealing with nerves and difficult situations
in discussions.

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