The Department of Chemistry requires a formal research seminar to be presented by all students in the Ph.D. program.
Ph.D. candidates are required to give a seminar on their thesis research as part of their training. This requirement should be completed at least six months prior to the thesis defense. The format of the presentation should be decided by the candidate’s thesis advisory committee where either i) a departmental seminar as part of the chemistry seminar program OR ii) an oral research presentation at a regional, national, or international conference.
Students who present at a conference must give a copy of the conference proceedings to grad program director in order to receive credit for completing this requirement.