PhD Support

PhD support activities (in English) at the Academic Resource Centre

Workshop series

Write Grow Glow: An introductory workshop series for PhD students The workshops cover Research competence, Academic writing, and Information Literacy. The workshops are open to PhD students from all disciplines. You can sign up for one or more workshops. 

Workshop series for PhD students in Technology and Natural Sciences The workshops focus on Technology and Natural Sciences.


Sep 13 The cover story: Writing your Kappa
A workshop on putting together the different parts of your thesis and writing your kappa.
Sep 27 PhD Project management
A workshop on planning and managing your PhD project as it progresses.
Dec 4 The living voice: Preparing for your PhD defence
A workshop on what is often expected in the viva and how you can effectively prepare for it.
Dec 11 A fruitful relationship: Working with your supervisors
A workshop on your roles as a doctoral researcher when working with your supervisors.


EndNote Online Workshop open to students and employees at Umeå University and Västerbotten county council.

Information retrieval and academic publishing

For Humanities and Social Sciences. The course covers information retrieval, academic publishing, and academic writing. Please contact your Faculty for more information about the course.

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