PhD Program Council

The PhD Program council is a preparatory and advisory body that handles matters regarding research education at Umeå Institute of Design. The PhD Program council handles preparatory processing and review before LCG and Decision Meeting, of general study plan and course study plans at PhD level, and final processing of course evaluations. The programme council actively pursues matters related to quality, curriculum development and strategy. Led by Director of PhD studies, the council includes 1 PhD supervisor, final examiner for PhD education, coordinator for education and one PhD student representative.

The program council meets once a term.

Members of the Council:

Brendon Clark, Director of PhD studies (chair)
Birgitta Sundberg, coordinator of education
Erik Stolterman, supervisor
Johan Redström, final examiner for PhD education
Nicholas Torretta, PhD student representative (2018-19)

Xaviera Sánches de la Barquera Estrada, PhD student representative (2018-19)

Minutes taker:
Adrian Löwander, administrator of PhD studies


Meetings study year 2016-2017

Minutes and attachments:

October 11, 2016
February 28, 2017
April 19, 2017