doctoral thesis defence
When your dissertation is nearing completion, you should discuss with your advisors whether it is ready for the defence. You will also need to take care of a number of practical details which involve different parts of the university administration. This page provides key information about your Ph.D. defence.
After a successful defence or licentiate seminar, you are ready to apply for your degree, providing that you are finished with your coursework. You must both register your thesis in Ladok and submit an application for the degree.
Kasper Høj Blinkenberg defends his thesis, “Controls on diagenesis of Danian deeper-shelf silica-rich chalk in the Danish Basin and southern Danish Central Graben”
Lars Holger Schmidt defends his thesis, “Biological and socio-economic barriers to the domestication of NTFPs, with special reference to dioecious Allanblackia stuhlmannii (Engl.) Engl. in Tanzania and Daemonorops Schult. f. spp. in Indonesia”
The disputation is the public defence of the thesis. Prior to the public defence you must hold a trial lecture.
Dates for the PhD examination cannot be set before the thesis is found worthy of public defence. See deadlines in connection with holidays.
The main steps associated with the submission of a PhD thesis are:
Submission of PhD thesis for examination is the culmination of the candidate’s research program and provides an opportunity for the presentation of the results to members of the University and the community.
Katja Boersma, Örebro University, Department of Law, Psychology and Social Work, Center for Health and Medical Psychology
Anna Andreasson, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine Solna, Division of Clinical Medicine