PhD Courses in Denmark

Get ready to present your PhD project

Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences at University of Copenhagen

Aim and content

This is a generic course. This means that the course is reserved for PhD students at the Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences at UCPH. Anyone can apply for the course, but if you are not a PhD student at the Graduate School, you will be placed on the waiting list until enrollment deadline. After the enrolment deadline, available seats will be allocated to the waiting list.
The course is free of charge for PhD students at Danish universities (except Copenhagen Business School), and for PhD students at graduate schools in the other Nordic countries. All other participants must pay the course fee.


Learning objectives
A student who has met the objectives of the course will be able to:
1.Describe the PhD project in few words:
a.Thesis, setup, results, perspectives
2.Describe the presentation in few words:
a.Situation, expectations, goals, story line, tone of voice
3.Analyze and prioritize among optional contents
4.Identify and solve critical issues in the presentation
5.Adjust - and align the presentation with the PhD project


Content
Preparations: Description and analysis of the PhD project and the presentation. Preparation of a 5 minutes presentation of the PhD project.
Plenum days: Theory sessions with focus on story line, results, perspectives, critical issues and handling of questions. 5 minutes presentations with practical hands-on experience. Followed by questions. Development of own planning points.
Individual session: Feedback and input to adjustments of presentation. Check of planning points and additional steps.
Follow-up session: Personal/group sessions for fine-tuning of an upcoming presentation.


Participants
Targets are PhD students within medical field / life science disciplines who expect to finalize their PhD project within 3-8 months.
The programme builds on top of the training course: Presentation of medical results – Basic course. It is recommended to use learnings from the basic course at least 4-6 months before taking Get ready to present your PhD project.


Relevance to graduate programmes
The course is relevant to PhD students at all graduate programmes at the Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences, UCPH.

All graduate programmes


Language
In Danish: course, theory and group discussions.
In English: presentations, slides and scientific clarifications / Q&As during the exercises.
The entire course will be in English if required by non-Danish participants.


Form
Lectures, discussion, homework, feedback sessions and plenum exercises.


Course director
Jesper Møller
Owner of marketing agency ‘Healthcare Agency’: www.healthcareagency.dk
Email: jm@healthcareagency.dk


Teachers
Jesper Møller
Owner of marketing agency ‘Healthcare Agency’: www.healthcareagency.dk
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Dates
Plenum days: 24 and 25 November 2021, 8.30 – 16.00
Individual sessions will be held 6 or 7 December between 8.30 and 15.00.
Setup and dates for Follow-up sessions will be distributed at Day 2. .


Course location
Panum, Copenhagen


Registration
Please register before 22 October 2021.

Seats to PhD students from other Danish universities will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and according to the applicable rules.
Applications from other participants will be considered after the last day of enrolment.

Note: All applicants are asked to submit invoice details in case of no-show, late cancellation or obligation to pay the course fee (typically non-PhD students). If you are a PhD student, your participation in the course must be in agreement with your principal supervisor.