The Academic Committee for the PhD Programme in Biomedicine is responsible for the definition, updating, quality and coordination of the PhD programme and for the progress of each doctoral student’s research and training, as well as for all other functions provided for in this article.
a) To define, update and assure the quality and coordination of the PhD programme.
b) To organize, design and coordinate each PhD programme.
c) To establish the supervision system for doctoral students and the tutorial programme.
d) To provide the necessary support for the preparation of doctoral students’ personalized activities document.
e) To establish additional requirements and criteria for the admission of students to a given PhD programme.
f) To appoint or change the tutor for each doctoral student.
g) To appoint or change the thesis supervisor.
h) To authorize or revoke the authorization for joint thesis supervisors.
i) To authorize or revoke the authorization for joint thesis tutors.
j) To authorize stays abroad by doctoral students.
k) To authorize the submission of each doctoral student’s thesis.
l) To authorize the completion of doctoral studies on a part-time basis.
m) To authorize the extension of the deadline for submission of a thesis.
n) To approve or deny a temporary leave for a doctoral student.
o) To determine exceptional cases in which certain aspects of a thesis should not be made public.
p) To annually assess each doctoral student’s personal activities document and the reports of his or her tutor and thesis supervisor.
q) To annually assess each doctoral student’s research plan and the reports of his or her tutor and thesis supervisor.
r) To discharge any other functions attributed to it by law or under UPF or school regulations.
Chair: Olga Valverde Granados, PhD programme coordinator
Members: Nuria Boada Centeno, Cristina López Rodríguez, Marià Sentí Clapés and Fernando García Benavides, master’s programme coordinators; and José Aramburu Beltrán, Marc Güell Cargol and Joaquim Gea Guiral, Department lecturers
Secretary: Marc Güel Cargol, master’s programme coordinator