Supervision and advising

  • At the end of each year the PhD student has to submit a report on his/her activities, to be evaluated by his/her supervisors and a third independent senior researcher.
The first report, elaborated within the curricular unit Thesis Plan, shall be a detailed proposal of the dissertation plan, including a review of the state of the art, description of the different tasks and schedule, and preliminary experimental results (if appropriate).
  • The following years’ reports shall describe the progress, show ability and motivation for completing the PhD, and provide a realistic, structured and timetabled plan for completing the thesis. The thesis structure, drafts of thesis chapters and research publications shall be annexed.
  • The annual report has to be presented and defended at the annual CBQF PhD student’s meeting.