On Thursday, December 14th, board members Ana Barbosa Mendes and Margrietha van der Linde presented at the DPAS Junior Research Day in Rotterdam. Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences (ESSB) faculty. Their presentation focused on the importance of PhD representation and what it can achieve. The second part of the talk centered on the current situation at Erasmus University, particularly the absence of a central PhD council. The presentation concluded with a constructive discussion with the audience, where issues about PhD representation and support were raised. Additionally, attendees provided insights on how PhD representation at Erasmus University should be structured.
If you're interested in advocating for PhD representation in your department or faculty, feel free to reach out to Margrietha van der Linde (firstname.lastname@example.org)!