Award ceremony Graduate School Award for PhD Excellence

Start date

Monday, 12 Mar 2018, 15:30

End date

Monday, 12 Mar 2018, 19:00

Erasmus Paviljoen
Campus Woudestein

The Graduate School Awards for PhD Excellence are yearly awarded to further stimulate and reward PhD research. This year, the ceremony will open with a presentation by Ionica Smeets, mathematician, science journalist, columnist, television presenter and professor of science communication at Leiden University. Graduate School dean Liesbet van Zoonen and rector magnificus Huibert Pols will then announce the winning poster, paper, article and thesis.


15.30 – 15.50     Reception Erasmus Paviljoen, serre
15.50 – 16.00     Welcome by Graduate School Dean prof.dr. Liesbet van Zoonen
16.00 – 17.00     Presentation and Q&A prof.dr. Ionica Smeets
17.00 – 17.30     Award ceremony prof.dr. Liesbet van Zoonen and rector Magnificus prof.dr. Huibert Pols
17.30 – 19.00     Drinks and buffet diner

Participating faculties and institutes

  • Dutch Research Institute for Transitions (DRIFT)
  • Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication (ESHCC)
  • Faculty of Philosophy (FW)
  • Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences (ESSB)
  • Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS)
  • Erasmus School of Health Policy and Management (ESHPM)
  • International Institute of Social Studies (ISS)

Contact: Jan-Willem van der Mijde

More information

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