The midway assessment seminar
The midway assessment seminar will be conducted when the candidate has completed a maximum of two years of the PhD education. The purpose is to evaluate progress and identify any requirements and/ or barriers in the project. The candidate must present his/her work and be evaluated by a group of at least two people appointed by the faculty.
- The candidate must present his/her work and be evaluated by a group of at least two people appointed by the faculty; one of the candidate's supervisors and another member with academic competence within the candidate's subject area who is affiliated to the candidate's faculty or from outside.
- The evaluation group is to consider the academic status and progress, and provide feedback on form 2.4 Midway assessment. The PhD candidate, the supervisors and the faculty must be informed of the committee's report.
- If the evaluation group reports significant shortcomings in the doctoral work that entail a risk that the education cannot be completed within the nominal length of study, the Faculty must, in cooperation with the supervisors and the candidate, implement measures to facilitate completion.
- The supervisory team
- Staff and PhD candidates at the department and any relevant research groups
- Other PhD candidates and their supervisors
- The faculty is responsible for ensuring that the seminars are conducted.
- The main supervisor is responsible for announcing the seminar.
- The whole supervisory team should be present at each seminar and during the ensuing discussion. At least one supervisor must be present.
- The PhD candidate is responsible for the presentation at each seminar.
Time must be set aside for audience response.