2022 PhD graduation Ceremony and Thesis Awards

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On  June 23, 2022Saint-Martin-d'Hères - Amphithéâtre Louis Weil, Remote
Cérémonie des docteurs 2022
The Université Grenoble Alpes honored its 2021 graduates during a ceremony on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at the Louis Weil Amphitheater. This was an opportunity to hand out the diplomas and award the thesis prizes. Watch the ceremony again.

Graduation and thesis awards for the class of 2021

The first face-to-face UGA PhD graduation ceremony of took place on Thursday, June 23, 2022. It was an opportunity to award ceremonial sashes to more than 250 PhD graduates present at the ceremony, of the 615 graduates of the class of 2021. Ten thesis prizes for outstanding thesis work were also awarded. Many graduates work abroad, so some of them attended by videoconference. The ceremony was recorded and broadcast live, an evening attended by more than 2500 people.

Denis Jongmans, Dean of the Doctoral College, opened the ceremony, with a short introduction by Yassine Lakhnech, President of Université Grenoble Alpes, and Olivier Dugrip, Rector of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes academic region and Chancellor of universities. The PhD is the highest university degree. They were keen to point out the investment required for this achievement after long years of study and research and congratulate them. Alphanie Midelet, UGA PhD graduate and winner of the national My Thesis in 180 seconds competition who will represent France in October in Montreal also made an appearance.
Cérémonie des docteurs 2022 - Intro
From left to right: Denis Jongmans, Dean of the Doctoral College; Olivier Dugrip, Rector of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes academic region and Chancellor of Universities; Yassine Lakhnech, President of the UGA.
Families, friends and supervisors were able to watch the graduates come up on stage by doctoral school and receive a UGA ceremonial sash, symbolizing their graduation.

The schools appeared in the following order: SE, MSTII, I-MEP², LLSH, STEP, SG, CSV, PHILO, ISCE, SHPT, EEATS, PHYS, SJ
Cérémonie des docteurs 2022 - Finale

Thesis Awards

Among them, ten winners received their thesis awards for outstanding work: 8 academic thesis awards, including one interdisciplinary, and two innovation thesis awards.
> Find out more about the Thesis Awards here

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Published on  June 29, 2022
Updated on  July 20, 2022