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Defending your PhD

Workshop | PhD graduation


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

Why prepare for the public presentation of my PhD?
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 (3 to 6 months before th oral exam)

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

31 January 2014 (French)
1 April 2014 (English)
5 June 2014 (French)
28 August 2014 (English)
12 september 2014 (French)

Registration : send an e-mail to


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.


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Dr Mélanie Bosson

Adjointe relève académique
Quartier UNIL-Centre
Bâtiment Unicentre
Bureau 321
CH - 1015 Lausanne

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