Committees

  • National PhD Day committee

This committee organizes the yearly National PhD Day of PNN. The day consists of interesting workshops for PhD candidates from all areas, an information market, interesting talks by our plenary speakers and the networking drinks afterwards. See also www.nationalphdday.nl. The contact for the committee is Martine Uittenbogaart.

  • Medical PhD workgroup

The Working Group UMC (former Working Group BIG) has been created by PNN, including representatives of all eight University Medical Centers, with the aim to establish an appropriate exception for BIG-registered PhD candidates  to meet the new criteria for BIG re-registration. Other issues concerning medical PhD candidates are also addressed within this Working Group. The contact for the workgroup is Roel Wouters.

  • Committee integrity

This committee focuses on the “gray area” between fraud and integrity when conducting scientific research, as well as the work to be performed by PhDs around data management and methodology and its effects on integrity.