On May 18, three PhD students shared their experience of doctoral studies at LAMMC in the virtual event “Doctoral studies at LAMMC: experience and prospects”.
Dr. Gintaras Brazauskas, Director of the LAMMC, welcomed all the participants and expressed his delight at the annual “Fascination of Plants Day”, held on the initiative of the European Plant Science Organization (EPSO). This year, it was dedicated to a broader discussion of PhD study opportunities at the Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry.
Dr. Vita Tilvikienė, Deputy Director for Science, provided key information on PhD programmes, the admission process, and key contacts.
PhD student Muhammad Ayaz presented Lithuania as an attractive country for foreign students. He also shared his experience, why it is worth choosing to study at LAMMC – up-to-date laboratories and facilities, opportunities for co-operation with foreign institutions, sufficiently high scholarships, helpful and friendly staff.
PhD student Valeriia Mishcherikova shared her experience of studying in Ukraine, introduced the process of PhD studies at LAMMC, and her research on the functional diversity of micro-organisms in Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) and Norway spruce (Picea abies L.) stands under changing climate conditions. She also gave advice to future PhD students: don’t be afraid to make mistakes, do what you love and choose your supervisor carefully.
PhD student Lina Dėnė presented her PhD research project, her experience of the internship in Austria and the opportunities offered by the internship: to gain knowledge and experience in a specific research field, to master new methods and to establish cooperation with scientists from foreign institutions.
Admission to PhD programmes
More information: https://www.lammc.lt/en/phd-studies/admission-to-phd-programmes/1943