In the practice of GlobalIlliminators, the Doctoral Colloquium will take place during the main conference. The colloquium is for doctoral students seeking careers as researchers in public, private and academic organizations with research interests in multiple areas of research.
The aims of the Doctoral Colloquium are:
- To develop and sustain a network of young scholars conducting high quality research.
- To support the upcoming generation of researchers by addressing issues relevant to the advancement of a research career
- To allow Students to discuss their research with leading specialists, scholars and peers in an international setting.
- To discuss the issues faced by students during their dissertation progress with the senior scholars across different fields and countries
The Doctoral Colloquium will Cover 4 major aspects. The first aspect will focus on introductions, networking and general mentoring. The second aspect will be based on group and individual research feedback sessions. The third aspect will be a colloquium poster session, providing students the opportunity to learn about one another’s research and prepare for the conference-wide poster session in which they will also participate. The fourth aspect is a question answer session between the students and professors to seek solutions for the student research issues.
As the purpose of this colloquium is to support Students with their dissertation research, only Doctoral and Masters students who have not yet defended their dissertation are able to apply. Accepted colloquium participants must register for the main conference at the student rate. If student has already registered as a presenter or attendee, the entrance to student colloquium is free of charge. however the student has to confirm his/her appointment by sending email to the secretariat of the respective conference for participation in the colloquium.