PhD Day 2018

PhD day 2018, Department of Bioscience

We have the pleasure to invite all PhD students at Bioscience, Aarhus University, to participate to the Bioscience PhD Day 2018 that will be held on Friday 1 June 2018 at Moesgaard Museum in Aarhus.

The annual PhD Day provides a great opportunity to PhD students to present their research projects to other students as oral presentations (short or long) or at a ‘speed dating’ session (see below). The program also includes two inspiring keynote lectures from active researchers in bioscience.

All PhD students are encouraged to participate. This is a great opportunity to share your research, practice your presentation and abstract-writing skills, meet other Bioscience PhD students, and listen to career advice from researchers in the field.

Lunch and coffee will be provided free of charge. Food will be provided by the café at Moesgaard Museum. 

Attendance and presentation will be granted 1 ECTS point.

The best short talk, long talk, speed dating presentation, and abstract will each be awarded a prize.

Registration for PhD Day is done by submitting an abstract (see below), no later than 20 April 2018.

We look forward to see you!


Situated just outside Aarhus, Moesgaard Museum is a museum of prehistoric and medieval anthropology at Aarhus University. Learn more about this stunning venue here:

Moesgaard Museum is accessible by car, bike, or bus.

By car: ~20 minute drive from the university.

By Bus: From the university, take the 18 bus from Aarhus Universitethospital on Nørrbrogade, and ride for ~32 minutes.

By Bike: From the university, ride your bike for ~11 km (~40 minutes).

Registration and abstract submission

You register to the meeting by submitting an abstract. Registration to the meeting is free. Deadline for registration/abstract submission is 20 April 2018.

All participants must submit an abstract on your research you wish to present in word format. Please follow the Word template in the link above, which also includes submission and registration details. All abstracts will be collected in an abstract book, which will be made available to all participants as PDF prior to the event.

Please submit your abstract and register here

Oral presentations:  Oral presentations can be short or long. Short talks are 4 minutes with 1 minute for questions. Long talks 12 minutes with 3 minute for questions. Please stay on time as no further questions will be allowed after a total of 5 and 15 minutes for each speaker, respectively. Any power-points accompanying oral presentations should be uploaded at the meeting PC computer after registration in the morning (see program).

Speed dating: You will be able to present your research project 2 times to 2 different small groups of participants. You are expected to bring an object to base your talk on. Please don’t bring a paper or a graph, but rather some object which serves as a launch point for you to discuss your research – don’t be afraid to think outside of the box. There will be a prize for the best speed dating presentation.

When you submit an abstract, please indicate your order of preference for presentation type (short oral presentation, long oral presentation, or speed dating). We will do our best to both balance the schedule and give you your first choice. The final assignment will be made on the basis of the number of submitted preferences for each role. In the authors’ list, the name of the presenting author should be underlined.

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Revised 31.01.2018