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Defending your PhD

Workshop | PhD graduation



Preparing to present your thesis to a jury and to the public

Distinguish the context of the jury examination from that of the public presentation
What is at stake when facing the Jury?
How best to prepare the public presentation?
How to communicate effectively ?
Are you ready to respond to the Jury?

You will be asked to bring a 5 minute presentation of your PhD research.

Target public: doctoral candidates (2 to 6 months before the jury examination or public presentation)

Facilitator: Dr Mélanie Bosson, Deputy to the Vice-Rector for Junior Faculty Development

Dates (in French):

  • 8 June 2017
  • 12 September 2017
  • 30 November 2017


Registration : Fill in the on-line form or send an e-mail to melanie.bosson@unil.ch


PhD graduation

Doctoral students have to be enrolled at UNIL from the beginning to the end of their doctorate, i.e. until their thesis has been registred at the Bibliothèque Cantonale et Universitaire.




Dr Mélanie Bosson

Adjointe relève académique
Quartier UNIL-Centre
Bâtiment Unicentre
Bureau 328
CH - 1015 Lausanne

Tél +41 21 692 21 31

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