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III UPV/EHU Doctoral Conference


The Doctoral School (DOKe) organises the III UPV/EHU Doctoral Conference, which will be held at the Bizkaia Aretoa in Bilbao on 6th July 2023. This is a cross-curricular activity that, on this occasion, will have a recreational/academic approach, and will include the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The title of this year's Conference is "Celebrate your doctoral research", and it will be a meeting point between doctoral students, enabling them to find out about each other's work and to celebrate their research. To do so, each attendee will bring along an item that represents their research. This item could be some kind of device or artefact, accessory, headgear or any other object that enables the person to communicate to the others what their research is about (maximum 5 minutes).

This Conference intends to provide a meeting point for doctoral students from the UPV/EHU and it aims to achieve the following objectives:

  • To publicise the research activity carried out as part of the different doctoral programmes at the UPV/EHU.
  • To encourage doctoral students to get to know each other and reflect on the social impact of their research, focusing, on this occasion, on the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • To promote an exchange of experiences and opinions between doctoral students from different areas of knowledge.
  • To highlight the importance of doctoral studies as an educational means to facilitate and improve integration into the labour market.


Registration for the III UPV/EHU Doctoral Conference requires the presentation of an abstract answering the following questions: What is your research about? How is it in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?

Participation in the conference does not require the abstract to be sent together with the registration. After the event there will be a deadline for the submission of abstracts for subsequent publication in the book of abstracts of the conference.

Registration form
Deadline 30th June 2023
Publication of participants: 30th June 2023.
Selected participants (pdf, 45 Kb)


The Doctoral School (DocS) will hand out four prizes of 250 € each to the best papers, which shall be chosen by the other doctoral students. Each prize will be a travel allowance to attend a congress to present the results related to the prize-winners' doctoral thesis. The sum of the prize in question must be used for one or several of the following: registration, accommodation and/or travel expenses. The prizes will be handed out at the closing session of the III UPV/EHU Doctoral Conference.


  • 17: 00-17:15 Reception of the participants
  • 17: 15-17:45 Welcome from the management team, including an intervention from the UPV/EHU teacher, Bittor Rodríguez
  • 18:00-19:15 Presentation of oral papers, grouped according to SDG
  • 19:15-19:30 Voting for the best proposals
  • 19:30-20:00 Award ceremony and "CLOWN CONCLUSIONS" by Rakel Imaz and Isabel Aisa
  • 20:00-21:00 Cocktail with DJs