The Wits PhD Seminar
|When:||Tuesday, 31 August 2021 - Tuesday, 31 August 2021|
The PhD Seminar is a cross-faculty competition for innovative Wits PhD students who are at least two years into their research.
The Seminar will be held on 30 and 31 August and the prize-giving on 3 September.
We welcome and encourage postgraduate students and staff alike to show their support!
This topic for 2021 is Resilience. PhD students respond to the topic from the strength and uniqueness of their own research and discipline.
Winners will receive prizes from the Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research and Innovation, Professor Lynn Morris.
First Prize: R30 000 | Second Prize: R24 000 | Third Prize: R18 000 | 3 Consolation Prizes: R3 000 each
The People's Choice Award: R5000: For a presentation that members of the audience considered most memorable and enjoyable for its content. To win this award, members of the audience that attend all the sessions, and are therefore in a position to make informed, comparative judgements must vote for the best presenter. Presenters are not permitted to vote. A register of attendance will be kept.
Below are the webinar links for audience members:
- 30 August: PhD Seminar Group 1 CLICK HERE
- 31 August: PhD Seminar group 2 CLICK HERE
- 3 September: PhD Seminar Prize Giving CLICK HERE