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The PhD Committee

The PhD committee plays an advisory role to the graduate school management. The PhD committee consists of seven representatives from the academic staff (VIPs) and six PhD students from Health who are elected by and among the academic staff and the PhD students at Health, respectively.

In accordance with the Danish University Act, the committee has the following responsibilities:

  • To make a recommendation to the dean for the appointment of a chair from among the PhD committee’s academic staff and a vice-chair, if applicable, from among the PhD committee’s students.
  • To make a recommendation to the dean about the composition of members of the assessment committee.
  • To approve PhD courses.
  • To prepare proposals for internal guidelines for the graduate school, including PhD guidance, to the Head of the Graduate School.
  • To make statements about the evaluation of the PhD programmes and guidance to the head of the graduate school.
  • To approve applications for credits and exemptions.
  • To make statements relating to the area of the committee in all matters of importance regarding the PhD programmes and guidance presented to the committee by the dean or the person authorised by the dean.

In addition, the PhD committee’s academic staff representatives make recommendations to the Head of the Graduate School about approving the enrolment of PhD students.

Upcoming meetings

Meeting AgendaMinutes
26 JanuaryAgenda 26.01.21Minutes 26.01.21
22 FebruaryAgenda 22.02.21Minutes 22.02.21
7 JuneAgenda 07.06.21Minutes 07.06.21
25 OctoberAgenda 25.10.21Minutes 25.10.21
6 DecemberAgenda 06.12.21Minutes 06.12.21

Members

Academic staff

Esben Axelgaard, Researcher, Department of Biomedicine - Forskning og uddannelse, Skou-bygningen
Ditte Demontis, Associate professor, Department of Biomedicine - Forskning og uddannelse, Skou-bygningen
Ole Ingemann Hansen, Deputy State-Appointed Forensic Pathologist, Department of Forensic Medicine - Retspatologisk
Lise-Lotte Kirkevang, Associate professor, Department of Dentistry and Oral Health - Section for Oral Radiology
Stine Sofia Korreman, Professor, Department of Clinical Medicine - Department of Medical Physics
Loni Kraus Ledderer, Associate professor, Department of Public Health - Department of Health Services Research
Rikke Katrine Jentoft Olsen, Associate professor, Department of Clinical Medicine - Research Unit for Molecular Medicine

PhD students

Maria Louise Gamborg, PhD Student, Centre for Higher Education Research and Development
Emil Nielsen Holck, PhD Student, Department of Clinical Medicine - The Department of Cardiological Medicine B
Zheer Husain, Department of Clinical Medicine - SDCA-Steno Diabetes Center Aarhus
Cecilie Siggaard Jørgensen, PhD Student, Department of Clinical Medicine - Department of Paediatrics
Omeed Neghabat, PhD Student, Department of Clinical Medicine - The Department of Cardiological Medicine B
Ankur Razdan, PhD Fellow, Department of Dentistry and Oral Health - Section for Oral Radiology

Observers

Damian A. Hertoft Goldberg, Head of PhD and Talent administration, HE Administrative Centre - PhD and Talent Administration for Health, Natural Sciences and Technical Sciences
Helene Nørrelund, Head of Graduate School, Deans Office, Health