Annual PhD meeting 2024

27 & 28 June 2024

 "Life after a PhD"

Venue: Natural History Museum of Neuchâtel

Organisation team: Marine Amann, Camille Cornet, Letizia Pessina

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  • Students socialization and getting to know about the wide variety of research projects being carried out in our Doctoral School
  • Discuss and share about the PhD experience in a friendly and safe environment.


Provisional program

Thursday 27th June 2024

09:30 -10:00


10:00 -10:30

Welcome and presentation of the Doctoral School (Dr. Emilie Genty)

10:30 -11:00

Flash Talks for Poster session 1

11:00 -11:30

Coffee break + posters

11:30 -12:30


12:30 -14:00

Lunch break (Chauffage Compris)

14:00 -14:40


14:40 -15:30

Coffee break and Poster session 2

15:30 -16:10


16:10 -17:00

Social activity-Quizz

17:00 -17:15

Concluding remarks and prices

17:15 onwards

Group picture and apéro



Friday 28th June 2024

09:30 -10:00


10:00 -11:00

Taking your researcher identity beyond the university’s walls- Dr. Isabelle Skakni

11:00 -11:30

Coffee break

11:30 -12:30

Career Workshop-Dr. Isabelle Skakni and Dorina Dervishi Mathez

12:30 -14:00

Lunch break (Chauffage Compris)

14:00 -16:00

Presentation of professional experience by UniNE alumni

16:00 -17:00

Group Discussions



Invited speakers

  • Dr. Isabelle Skakni, Head of Researcher Career Development, HES-SO Delémont 
  • Dorina Dervishi Mathez, M.A., Career Specialist and Advisor

  • Prof Erica van de wall, Department of Ecology and Evolution, UNIL
  • Nicola Schoenenberg, Director of the Conservatory and Botanical Garden of Geneva 

And more UniNE PhD alumni who will come to share about their carreer and personal experience after their PhD.

General information

Date : 27 & 28 June 2024

Venue: Natural History Museum of Neuchâtel

Credits :

- 0.5 for poster or video,  1.0 for oral presentation (Scientific activities) - Only if it is your first time presenting a poster, or presenting a talk, at this event.

- 1.0  for organizing the Annual Meeting (Transferable skills)

- no credit for attendance only

Information : Please contact the organizers or the doctoral school coordinator

Registration fee : Free. lunches, coffee breaks and apero are offered.



  • The annual meeting is highly recommended to all the participants of the doctoral School
  • For organizational matters, online registration is mandatory.
  • It is open to external participants (registration fee CHF 15 to be paid at the registration desk - including lunch and coffee break). 

Registration here

Deadline: 14.06.2024