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Presentations from Kaunas Workshop


Kaunas University of Technology

Kaunas, Lithuania
4-5 April 2011

Plenary Session I

Dr. Lidia Borrell-Damian, Senior Programme Manager, EUA
“DOC-CAREERS II project overview” 

Prof. Dr. Habil. Eugenijus Uspuras, Director, Lithuanian Energy Institute (LEI)
“LEI and universities collaboration experience in doctoral education”

Prof. Dr. Habil. Robertas Jucevicius, Chairman of the Management and Administration doctoral programme, Kaunas University of Technology
“Doctoral Education: meeting the needs” 

Parallel Groups Session:

Group A

Kaunas University of Technology case:
Dr. Vyda Mozuriuniene, Managing Director, Comfort Heat UAB; KTU Doctoral Graduate
“Front-line research in management: how to succeed in university and business collaboration?”

Hanken School of Economics/EDAMBA case:
Prof. Maj-Britt Hedvall, Research Director and a doctoral candidate (tbc), Hanken School of Economics, Finland
“How university-industry collaboration ins embedded in doctoral education in business and management”

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University case:
Prof. Dr. Habil. Raimundas Kirvaitis, Vice-rector for Research, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University.
“University-Industry cooperation in doctoral studies”

Group B

Lithuanian University of Health Sciences case:
Prof. Dr. Habil. Vaiva Lesauskaite, Vice-rector for Research, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences.
“Collaborative Doctoral Education in Health Care”

Kaunas University of Technology case: 
Dr. Rasa Svobune, Technologist, UAB “Naujasis Nevezis”; KTU Doctoral Graduate
“Production of extruded products and their effect on extrudates texture: the result of a university-industry cooperation in doctoral studies”

Bangor University case:
Dr. Bryn Jones, Business Development Manager, Bangor University, UK
“The KESS initiative”

Final Open Session to Stakeholders

Dr. Nerija Putinaite, Vice-Minister of Education and Science, Lithuania
"Doctoral Training in Lithuania" 

Prof. Mary McNamara, Head of Graduate Research, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
“New developments on doctoral education in Ireland” 

Dr. John H. Smith, Deputy Secretary General, EUA
"European policy framework relating to collaborativedoctoral education" 

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