Jonas Møller Pedersen just passed the PhD progress report and qualifying exam.
The Progress Report and Qualifying Exam helps ensure that the PhD project and progressing appropriately, while also providing an additional opportunity in practicing written and oral presentations of the student's research. During the oral exam discussions and validation of plans for the rest of the study period take place and students can obtain feedback and suggestions from internal and external researchers.
Prior to the oral exam, Jonas submitted a progress report, Volatiles and Metals of North Atlantic Magmatism: Ore Forming Processes and Volcanic Volatile Output into the Atmosphere, which included:
- Short introduction to field of research
- Aim of project
- Detailed account of methods, results and conclusions so far
- Detailed plan for remaining study period
The oral examination (max 2 hours in total) consisted of:
- 30-45 minutes presentation by the PhD student of key elements from the progress report
- Discussion of progress report and presentation, including discussion of the wider thematic framework
- Discussion of plans for completion of project and studies
The examination committee consisted of:
- Associate Professor Thomas Ulrich (Department of Geoscience, Aarhus University), examiner/main supervisor;
- Professor MSO Christian Tegner (Department of Geoscience, Aarhus University), examiner/co-supervisor;
- Associate Professor Anders Vest Christiansen (Department of Geoscience, Aarhus University), internal examiner;
- Associate Professor Jens Konnerup Madsen (Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen), external examiner.
The examination committee decided that Jonas passed the exam! Congratulations Jonas!
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