Four PLATO PhD researchers share their experiences – and provide top tips for future doctoral students.
PLATO has received an excellent final expert evaluation. According to the external reviewers, 'PLATO has succeeded in delivering exceptional results with significant immediate or potential impact'.
Bringing together 20 partners across sectors and disciplines, the PhD network PLATO equips 15 researchers with innovative training at doctoral level. We asked our project partners about the benefits of collaborating with other sectors during a doctorate.
The dissemination event The euro: no legitimacy without solidarity? took place on 25 September 2020 and presented some of the findings from PLATO and their implications to a broad online audience.
After the euro crisis in 2009, the common currency was heavily criticised by many politicians. But how do European citizens perceive the euro? Joris Melman studies this question in his PhD project.
The last of four PLATO PhD schools recently took place at the University of Twente. Entering their third and final year, the PhDs discussed preliminary findings, publishing strategies and research communication, and a lot more.
PLATO received excellent feedback from the evaluators at the midterm meeting with the European Commission on 10 December 2018.
As part of PLATO's training programme, the Centre for European Studies and Comparative Politics, Sciences Po Paris hosted a three-day training in giving scientific presentations. Focusing on presentation skills through intensive rehearsal early on in a doctorate quickly proved its value.
PLATO will host a lunch seminar with former Commissioner László Andor to discuss eurozone reform on 13 September 2018.
As part of PLATO PhD School 3, the project will organise a PhD course in research methods with leading experts. The course is open to a limited number of external PhD candidates.
Would you like to do a PhD on the legitimacy of the European Union after the financial crisis? The IHS Vienna invites applications for a PhD fellowship as part of the PLATO PhD network.
Applicants should hold a master degree in political science, sociology, or a related social science discipline. The position is announced for a period of 2,5 years with no teaching obligations.
The EU's legitimacy in the wake of the financial crisis was discussed by an international group of researchers in Oslo last month. PLATO has relevance written all over it, Vice-Rector Åse Gornitzka said at the project's kick-off Conference.
Fifteen young researchers from all over Europe are starting their PhDs this fall, all with the same question: Did the financial crisis lead to a crisis that now calls into question the very existence of the European Union?
PLATO will soon invite applications for 15 PhD positions to start from September/October 2017.
ARENA and professor Chris Lord have won through with the PhD network PLATO in Horizon 2020. Lord will coordinate nine leading research universities and eleven private partners.
ARENA has been awarded a prestigious grant from Horizon 2020 to establish a PhD network on the EU’s post-crisis legitimacy. Prof. Chris Lord will coordinate the research in a network of 20 partners.