Working Groups

Public Relations

We take care of LiUPhDs communication and online presence. This includes

Current members: Hannah Pelikan, Sofia Thunberg, Arvind Balachandran, Rodrigo Moraes

Social Events

We organise networking events, for example

  • afterworks/pub nights

  • an annual Nobel dinner (sittning)

  • BBQs

  • pub quizzes

  • Current members: Sofia Thunberg, Hannah Pelikan, Arvind Balachandran, Alina Pranovich

Survival Guide


We collect helpful information for PhD students and provide a PDF with tips and tricks for a healthy and successful PhD life.

Current members: Klervie Toczé, Claudia Schnitter, Alina Pranovich, Arvind Balachandran, Viktor Werner, Hannah Pelikan

Covid-19 Barometer

We developed an online survey to get a better picture of how PhD students at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Faculty of Educational Sciences and the Technical Faculty are affected by the pandemic and by working in distance mode. We will gather data every semester as long as the situation continues.

Current members: Alexandra Kapeller, Elisabeth Klint, Viktor Werner

Report Covid19 Barometer May.pdf


We design and distribute LiUPhD merchandise articles, such as sweaters and stickers.

Current members: Hannah Pelikan, Arvind Balachandran

Anything missing? Contact us for starting a working group!