The Self-Government Council of the Doctoral Students' of the Silesian University of Technology is the most effective in Poland
The Self-Government Council of the Doctoral Students' of the Silesian University of Technology won in the Effective Doctoral Students' Self-Government category in the ProDok 2023 competition. The distinction was presented during the gala of the Doctoral Environment, which took place in Zabrze.
Nearly 130 applications were submitted for this year's edition. So far, the ProDok competition has selected the most doctoral-producing universities and institutes. This year, the formula was changed, and awards were granted to the most post-doctoral initiatives of the past academic year.
The main goal of the competition is to motivate and honour the activity of doctoral self-governments, forming the National Representation of Doctoral Students, and other people and entities that have demonstrated significant activity in supporting the development of the doctoral community, in particular entities providing education at doctoral schools.
Awards were presented in seven categories. The Self-Government Council of the Doctoral Students' of the Silesian University of Technology won in the Effective Doctoral Students' Self-Government category.
The award for the Silesian University of Technology was received by M.Sc. Barbara Balon in the company of prof. dr hab. Eng. Marek Pawełczyk, Vice-Rector for Science and Development, dr hab. Eng. Tomasz Trawiński, Vice-Rector for Infrastructure and Promotion and prof. dr Eng. Bożena Skołud, director of the Doctoral School of the Silesian University of Technology and M.Sc. Eng. Wioletta Cebulska, secretary of the Self-Government Council of the Doctoral Students' of the Silesian University of Technology.
- We would like to congratulate the Chairwoman of the Doctoral Students' Self-Government Council for the 2022/2023 term, Barbara Balon, MSc, Eng., for the excellent organization of the Council's work, effectiveness and professionalism in action. We would like to thank her for the enormity of initiatives, heart full of hope in achieving success and unquenchable enthusiasm in caring for the community of doctoral students of the Silesian University of Technology. At the same time, we wish next terms of office equally spectacular actions - says Katarzyna Mrowiec, MSc, Eng., Chairwoman of the URSD of the current term.
Photos Kamil Pudełko