Since 2015, Pompeu Fabra University PhD school has organized the Rin4' championship. This is a competition in which PhD students give an oral presentation of their research, within 4 minutes,  to a non-specialized audience. 

The competition has four different category prizes. Furthermore, this is the third year in which the winner will have the opportunity to participate in the Catalan competition "Tesis en 4 minuts", organized by the Fundació Catalana per a la Recerca i la Innovació with the support of the Generalitat de Catalunya (Government of Catalonia). All the Catalan universities take part in this competition. The winner of the 2nd Edition of the FCRI, which took place in June 2019, was the representative of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra.



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The UPF has launched several initiatives to help participants improve their oral presentation technique, including a workshop on the oral communication of scientific content and a selection of helpful resources, as listed below:

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Doctoral School
Roger de Llúria Building
25-27, Ramon Trias Fargas St.
08005 Barcelona

Phone number:

+34 93 542 11 72

+34 93 542 19 27


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