Thursday May 12nd 13:00-18:00             

Koç University Hospital-RMK AIMES

Opening Ceremony
Opening conference Robert Harris/Karolinska Institute
Invited Speaker (online): Gundula Bosch/Johns Hopkins University, “Graduate Science Education Reform: Preparing Critical Thinkers for Global Crises”
Oral Communications 1
PhD Monitoring and Consultation: bringing data to life, M.X. Hu, J. Cabanas-Danés
Evaluation of Supervision Systems by PhD students in Dokuz Eylul University Graduate School of Health Sciences, Zahide Cavdar, Esin Ergonul, Yasemin Soysal, Duygu Harmanci, Aygul Cemre Sahin Cansu Gultekin, Ahmet Okay Çaglayan
Development of a teaching module for PhD Candidates in Pharmacology, Kelly, John P., Finn, David P. and Ryan, Aideen E.
Coffee break
Oral Communications 1
The effect of occupational anxiety of PhD candidates on their attitudes towards working outside academia, Sema Askin Keceli, Bilsen Bilgili
Evaluating and Comparing the Survey Results of PhD Candidates and Supervisors About Doctoral Education at Istanbul University Institute of Graduate Studies in Health Sciences, Baris Ertugrul, Meryem Sedef Erdal, Merva Soluk Tekkesin, Muge Sayitoglu, Zeynep Karakas
Focus on sustainable development in health and medical science PhD education, Havjin Jacob, Stefán Hjörleifsson, Martha C. Enger
Invited Speaker (online): David Resnik/NIH, “Reproducibility and Research Ethics”
Welcome reception



Friday May 13rd 08:45-18:45

Koç University Main Campus-Engineering Auditorium

Breakfast Cookies
Invited Speaker: Saeed Moghadam Saman/Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, “”Collaboration with industry as learning opportunity during PhD education”
Invited Speaker: Rana Sanyal/Boğaziçi University, “PhD with industrial sector orientation: start-ups and academia”
Coffee break
Workshop 1: Career Opportunities for Post-docs, Moderator: Gülçin Sağdıçoğlu Celep/Gazi University
Workshop 2: Matching Supervisor and Candidate Expectations, Moderator: Feyza Arıcıoğlu/(YÖKAK) Marmara University
Workshop 3: Publishing PhD Thesis, Moderator: Tuğba Bağcı Önder/Koç University
Workshop 4: Getting Ready for Labeling, Moderator: Gül Güner/İzmir Economy U. & Mike Mulvany/Aarhus U.
Invited Speaker: John Creemers/KU Leuven, “Moving from international collaborations to a truly international university; the case of joint doctorates”
Invited Speaker: Developing a National Programme for Supporting Research Supervisors in Ireland, Janet Carton
Invited Speaker (online): Tansu Çelikel/Radboud University, “Network Mobility Ecosystem”
Oral Communications 3
Labeling and Beyond, Özlem Ülger
Engaging With Graduate Students: Scholar Studio Talks, Burak Başaranlar, Naz Özkan
Conditions for performing PhD supervisors’ duties at Medical faculty Foca, Bokonjic D., Masic S.
Coffee break
Orpheus General Assembly
ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: THE QUALITY OF PHD TRAINING                                                                                                                                        Michael J. Mulvany / Founding Member, ORPHEUS, “The Role of ORPHEUS”
Alexander Hasgall / Head of Council for Doctoral Education, EUA, “Challenges in Doctoral Training and How to Safeguard the Quality”
André Nieoullon / Aix-Marseille University, “Forty Years of PhD Training in France”
Photo shoot
Transfer to Gala Dinner
Conference Dinner with live music


Saturday May 14th 09:00-14:30

Koç University Main Campus-Engineering Auditorium

Coffee break
Invited Speaker: Hakan S. Orer/Koç University, “Ethics committees and Graduate Projects: Any meaning for bioethics education?”
Invited Speaker: Julie Gould/Nature Jobs, “How the pandemic widened scientists’ mentoring networks”
Brief reports from morning workshops : Speaker/Institution
 Oral Communications 4
Pivoting to Hybrid-Flexible Graduate Education: A Year-Long Institutional Experience and Lessons Learned, Zuhal Zeybekoğlu
Koç University Graduate School of Health Sciences PhD student Experience, Fatihan Pınarlık, Ezgi Yağmur Kala
Analysis of the satisfaction with the mentor training courses at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Medicine, 2019 and 2022, Tatjana Pekmezovic, Petar Milovanovic, Lazar Davidovic, Vladimir Bumbasirevic, Nebojsa Lalic
Acıbadem University Orpheus Experience: Structuring and Evaluation of the PhD Education in the Institute of Health Sciences Günseli Bayram Akçapınar, Levent Altıntaş, Acıbadem Orpheus Committee, Uğur Özbek
Empowering students for an excellent Ph.D. and career path: the active role of students of the Doctoral College of the University of Minho, Ana Margarida Gonçalves, Tiago Vieira da Silva
Introduction to Orpheus 2023 and flag ceremony
Conference closure
Social Program