The PhD section of NTK represents PhDs studying in the Science and Technology faculty of Umeå University.
-You can find the current board members here. Don’t hesitate to contact us for questions of if you want to be involved. People is always needed!
-In case of problems during your studies (issues with supervisors, harassment, etc) our PhD administrators can help you. Contact them!
-In the website, you can also find all of our protocols from past meetings, as well as the by-laws and other useful information.
-Finally, here we post information about other events we organise, but don’t forget to visit our facebook page for the latest information!
Dear PhD members of NTK,
We are pleased to welcome to our grand meeting, which will take place the 15th of May at 16:00 , room MA378, in the 3rd floor of the MIT building.
In this meeting we will elect new candidates for several positions. Besides, we will inform and discuss the topics we have been working this past year, and hope to get input from the PhD community.
Here you can find the agenda for the Grand meeting, but don’t forget to visit our facebook page for latest updates.
There will be coffee and fika for you!
The board of the PhD section of NTK
The PhD section of NTK welcomes you all to this Lunch seminar. A representative of FeelGood will attend explain the services and inforation we can obtain from them.
Feelgood provides Occupational healthcare as an independent organization for employees at Umeå University. As PhD student you can get help from them.
Further information will be provided during the seminar from feelgood´s representative.
When: Monday 12th March at 11.00
Where: MA378 in the MiT building
Free lunch after the seminar for NTK members, REGISTER HERE!!, before the 5th of March
The PhD section of NTK welcomes you to join us and
meet PhDs from other departments.
As a member of NTK, we have reduced prices and can play boule for free.
Come and hear from our upcoming activities, besides some fun, the PhD section of the student union represents you at the institutions of the university. If you have problems or want to help to change things, come and join us!
When: 21st of February at 18:30
Where: Orangeriet, Kungsgatan 71.
Check the facebook event!
You can register for lunch here if you are an NTK member!
As a PhD student you can have an impact on things happening at your department and the whole university.
There are still some positions available, for more information about it check our facebook page, or join us for a fika at MITUM on Monday 18th at 14:30. You are very welcome to pass by that day for more information or discuss informally about PhD eductation in our faculty.
We are really looking forward to seeing you all there as long as NTK PhD section needs your collaboration. Check out our Facebook page, and our homepage for upcoming events.
-Anual report: Anual_report_2016_17_NTK
-Economic report: Resultatrapport DOKTORAND 170630
-Auditor’s report: Auditor-Report_2016-2017
Before bränbollsyran starts, we want to give a taste of the particular sport of Umeå to the PhDs of NTK.
Come join us and try some Brännboll and enjoy a meal in the (hopefully) nice weather
Time: Wednesday, May 31, 16:00-18:00
Where: Grass field near Campus Arena
To register for lunch, please fill the form no later than Friday May 26 12.00 at: https://simplesignup.se/event/96215-braennboll-+-bbq
Hope to see you there and don’t hesitate to contact us if you have questions!
Documents from the Grand Meeting September 2016:
This year Career Day took place on May 16th. The aim of this event was to provide an overview on how careers can be pursued in Academia, Industry, Education and Innovation-Startup Sectors. The targeted audience were the PhD students, post-docs and young researchers, but it was open to anyone interested. The Career Day was organised by the Doctoral Council and it was a half day event, starting from 12:00-17:00 in Lecture Hall G, Humanities Building.
The PhD Branch of NTK presents the fourth lunch seminar, this time collocated with NTK PhD Branch Grand Meeting! Come and learn some hints about giving presentations. Register before May 3rd to get a free lunch (NTK members only) at http://simpleeventsignup.com/event/77102! As a NTK PhD member you will have a right to elect representatives to the PhD Branch Board and various representatives.
Date: Tuesday, May 10
Where: N460, Naturvetarhuset, 4th floor
12:00 – 12:15 Presentation
12:15 – Lunch served
12:15-13:00 Grand Meeting
Title: Presentation tools – learning from the world class presenters
Lecturers: Roland Bergdahl and Jakub Krzywda
Do you see people falling asleep during your presentations? Do they look tired and unfocused? Do they start to entertain themselves with the creation of legendary Steve Jobs – iPhone? Well… if these moments are familiar to you then how you are presenting matters. Come and enjoy our “Presentation tools – learning from the world class presenters” lunch seminar (free lunch for the NTK members) and get inspired!
P.S. If you failed to answer to the first 3 questions stated above then presence on “Presentation tools – learning from the world class presenters” lunch seminar is not only a recommendation for you but an obligatory event.
To register for lunch, please fill the form before May 3rd at: http://simpleeventsignup.com/event/77102
More information about NTK PhD Branch Grand Meeting:
PhD branch has a Grand Meeting twice a year (in Autumn and in Spring) when all the members have a right to elect the board and representatives.
You can learn more about the positions we will elect during the meeting at: http://www-ntk.acc.umu.se/doktorand/appointed-positions/
If you are interested in becoming a board member or PhD student representative you can contact current board members or just show up at the Grand Meeting.
Stay tuned for upcoming events and don’t hesitate to contact us if you have questions!
The board of NTK PhD Branch
We would like to invite you to the Career Day at February 2nd, 2015. The aim of this event is to Provide an overview on how careers Can Be Pursued in Academia, Industry and Innovation-Startup Sectors. The targeted audience Are The PhD students, post-docs and young researchers, but it is open to anyone interested. The Career Day ice Organised by the PhD Section of NTK Student Union and it is a half day event, starting from 13: 00-17: 30 in Lecture Hall G, Humanities Building.
We are going to sacrifice sandwiches from 12:00 for a limited number of NTK members. Please register at http://simplesignup.se/event/ 54.380
In order to give people a chance to network, we Encourage everyone to join us for an informal after-work at Lotta’s ( http://www.lottas.nu/ ), with opportunities for everyone to eat and / or drink on Their Own budget.
We hope to see many of you February 2nd,
The NTK PhD Section
Board meeting, 14 October 2014, KBC cafe
Participants: Stefan Brattlöf, Kristin Blum, Jakub Krzywda, Aleksandra Rybacka, Roland Bergdahl, Magnus Lindh
- Information by Stefan Brattlöf, Kempe Foundation. An electronic application platform will be used in the future.
- Home page. Here we can put information about the new electronic Kempe Application Platform. Longer documents on the homepage, and shorter notices on the Facebook group.
- PhD Pub. Origo is ok but we can try other pubs as a variation.
- Movie night by the end of October. Yakub and My Responsible.
- Lunch Seminar. Could be about for example how to write a competitive application Kempe.
- PhD Career Day. In the end of November? Responsible board.