EURAXESS India Webinar: How to write a successful PhD proposal

    26/02/2021 - 15:00
    India, New Delhi
    26/02/2021 - 17:00
    EURAXESS India

Are you planning to do a PhD in the near future? Wondering how to write a good proposal?

Join our webinar and get rid of your worries. Participants will gain good knowledge about:

  • how to develop an excellent outline for a PhD thesis proposal
  • the difference between thesis and journal article
  • the structure of scientific writing and important tips for successful writing
  • how to write an impressive CV

The webinar will also provide an introduction to the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions with focus on PhD fellowships in Europe.


Who should attend?

The session is targeting early career researchers and prospective PhD candidates from all disciplines; and with an interest of pursuing a degree in Europe. All participants will receive a webinar attendance certificate.


When will this webinar take place?

This webinar will take place on 26 Februay at 3:00pm IST. Please ensure you confirm the timing in the time zone where you are based!


Will participants be able to ask questions?

Webinar participants will be able to submit questions to the speakers during the webinar in writing via the chat function. Open questions will be addressed in a subsequent interactive Q&A session.


Registration is now open. Space is limited, and attendance is on a first come first serve basis. The presentations will all be held in English. This webinar is entirely for free.




The webinar is organised in partnership with Cactus Communications.


About the speakers

Dr. Jacob D. Wickham, Academic Trainer

Dr. Wickham is Managing Editor of the journal Integrative Zoology and an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Zoology in the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Adjunct Professor at the Department of Entomology in Rutgers University. An award-winning and celebrated zoologist, Dr. Wickham has over 15 years of experience in academic publishing and had published several papers in high impact journals. Dr. Wickham has gained a lot of valuable experience in research and journal publishing over the years and is passionate about sharing his knowledge with researchers to help them in their publication journey.

Dr. Samrat S. Kumar,  Country Coordinator of EURAXESS India.

Samrat is the Country Coordinator of EURAXESS India since 2018. He holds a PhD in South Asia Studies from the University of Oslo, where he worked as a research fellow at the Dept. of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (2011-2014). From 2014-2017 he was the Director of the Nordic Centre in India. Samrat has lived and worked in Austria, India, Nepal, Norway and Spain. Over the last 12 years Samrat been involved in a number of collaborative research and educational projects between European and Indian institutions.