Free webinar: Reflections on working at a think tank while pursuing a PhD

Start date 20 September 2019 3pm UTC

This webinar will present reflections and provide an opportunity for discussion on the challenges, as well as the benefits, of working at a think tank while pursuing a PhD.

Renata H. Dalaqua, who completed her doctorate in 2017, will reflect on her experience conducting academic research and working at a Brazilian think tank at the same time. She will share insights from her academic and professional trajectory and will address dilemmas that often characterize #PhDLife.

Renata’s presentation will be followed by Q&A.


Friday 20 September 2019, 3pm UTC.


This 45-minute webinar is free.


Renata H. Dalaqua is the Programme Lead for Gender & Disarmament at the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR). She holds a PhD in History and Politics from the Getulio Vargas Foundation and an MA in International Politics and Security from the University College London.