PhD in History of Science
The PhD programmes include research training that is both transferrable and specific to the area of each programme and consists of both compulsory and optional activities.
All the activities that the PhD student must complete are recorded in an activities document, but in any case there are compulsory activities that must be completed in the first academic years. It may also include transferrable activities offered by the same university.
Other professional who are not PhD holders may participate in these activities as long as they hold a relevant qualification in the corresponding area.
To include these activities in your academic record, please check this video (click on the subtitle icon at the bottom right corner).
For this PhD programme the following training activities are scheduled.
Attendance at seminars or lectures given by experts in the subject area
PhD students must attend and review at least six events on the history of science that have been previously selected by their supervisor and tutor on the basis of their previous training and their doctoral research topic.
Giving a seminar on the research project
Each academic year students must present their doctoral research findings at a seminar open to all members of the PhD programme and before a group of at least three lecturers on the programme, not including the thesis supervisor.
Participation in workshops or courses on methodological specialisation
This is an opportunity for students to discuss the objectives, methodology and progress of their research projects with guest lecturers invited by the PhD programme. These sessions are normally held in English.
Presentation of papers at national and international conferences related to the students' research area.
Students must present their research findings to the scientific community at national and international conferences on the subject area of their doctoral thesis.
During the third year of the programme, students must have had at least one paper accepted for publication in a high-impact journal.
Research stays at other centres working on the history of science.
During the period of writing the doctoral thesis students must accumulate a minimum of three months spent at other (national and/or international) centres working on the history of science.
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Additional information: https://www.uab.cat/ihc/