Organization

 

Coordinators

Dra. Elsa Vázquez  Otero

Professor of Zoology

University of Vigo

Dr. Henrique Queiroga

Professor

University of Aveiro

Academic Commission

 

The composition of the Commission is subject to possible variations by decision of the participating institutions (coverage of places currently vacant or substitutions for different reasons).

Composition

University of Vigo

  • Elsa Vázquez Otero, Presidenta DOMAR-Galicia
  • Gabriel Rosón Porto
  • José M. Canosa Saa
  • Mª Teresa de Castro Rodríguez
  • Roberto López Valcarce
  • Paloma Morán Martínez
  • Jose Luis Soengas Fernández

University of Santiago de Compostela

  • Jose Luis Sánchez López
  • Carlos Pereira Dopazo
  • Isabel Rodríguez-Moldes Rey

University of Coruña

  • Luis Fernández Rodríguez
  • Vicente Díaz Casás
  • Enrique Peña González
  • F. Javier Sanz Larruga

University of Aveiro

  • Henrique Queiroga Presidente DOMAR-Portugal
  • Jesús M. Pedreira Dubert
  • João Serôdio

University of Minho

  • Pedro Gomes
  • Cláudia Pascoal

University of Tras-os-Montes and Alto Douro

  • Edna C. Janeiro Cabecinha
  • Rui M. Vitor Cortés
  • Sandra Mariza Veiga Monteiro

Marine Research Institute, Spanish National Research Council

  • Eva Balsa-Canto

Vigo Oceanographic Center, Spanish Institute of Oceanography

  • Victoria Besada Montenegro
  • Mª Begoña Santos Vázquez

Functions

Definition and functions of the Academic Commission (application of Spanish Royal Decree 99/2011)

  • Definition
    • The Academic Commission is responsible for the definition, updating, quality and coordination of the Doctorate Program, as well as the progress of research and training and the authorization of the thesis presentation of each PhD student of the program (Article 2.8).
    • The Commission will be integrated by doctors and will be appointed by the University, in accordance with the provisions of its regulations, statutes and collaboration agreements, being able to integrate researchers of public research organizations as well as from other national and international entities and institutions involved in R&D (Article 8.3).
  • Specific functions
    • Authorize the completion of part-time studies and the extension of the terms of deposit of the doctoral theses. Authorize the temporary leaves of doctoral students in the Program.(Article 3).
    • Establish, when applicable, additional requirements and criteria for the selection and admission of students to the Doctoral Program. In particular, the requirement of specific training complements (Article 4).
    • Establish, if applicable, additional requirements to the provisions of Spanish Royal Decree 99/11 to be a thesis director (Article 12.2).
    • Assign a doctoral thesis director to each doctoral student (who will be the same as the tutor envisaged in article 11.3 of Spanish Royal Decree 99/11) and, if applicable, modify the appointment (Article. 11.4).
    • Authorize, if applicable, the co-direction of the thesis and, where appropriate, revoke it (Article 12.1).
    • Regulate (if the University or the Doctoral School so provides) the personalized activities document of each doctoral student, and, in any case, to regularly evaluate the Research Plan and the activity document together with the reports that must be issued for such purposes by the tutor and the director (Articles 11.5 and 11.7).
    • When applicable, appoint the Commissions responsible for the follow-up of each doctoral student.
    • Establish (if the University considers it) control procedures in order to guarantee the quality of the doctoral theses. (Art. 13.2).
    • Determine the exceptional circumstances of non-publication of the theses referred to in article 14.6 (confidentiality agreements, etc.).
    • Authorize the stays and activities of the doctoral students referred to in Article 15.1 (International mention in the title).
    • Establish the University responsible for to the development of the Doctoral Program, especially and in the first place regarding the Report for the verification of the Doctoral Program (Article 10.2 and Annex I of the Decree).

Ejecutive Commission

 

The composition of the Executive Commission (delegate of the Academic Commission) is subject to eventual variations by decision of the participating institutions (coverage of places currently vacant or substitutions for different reasons).

Composition

University of Vigo

  • Elsa Vázquez Otero, Presidenta DOMAR-Galicia
  • Gabriel Rosón Porto

University of Santiago de Compostela

  • Jose Luis Sánchez López

University of Coruña

  • Luis Fernández Rodríguez

University of Aveiro

  • Henrique Queiroga Presidente DOMAR-Portugal
  • Jesús M. Pedreira Dubert

University of Minho

  • Pedro Gomes

University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro

  • Edna C. Janeiro Cabecinha

Marine Research Institute, Spanish National Research Council

  • Eva Balsa-Canto

Vigo Oceanographic Center, Spanish Institute of Oceanography

  • Victoria Besada Montenegro

Functions

Due to operation motives, the Academic Commission has delegated a range of functions to an Executive Commission, reporting at least once a year to the Academic Commission.

  • Authorize the completion of part-time studies and the extension of the terms of deposit of the doctoral theses. Authorize the temporary leaves of doctoral students in the Program.(Article 3).
  • Assign a doctoral thesis director to each doctoral student (who will be the same as the tutor envisaged in article 11.3 of Spanish Royal Decree 99/11) and, if applicable, modify the appointment (Article. 11.4).
  • Authorize, if applicable, the co-direction of the thesis and, where appropriate, revoke it (Article 12.1).
  • Evaluate the activity document together with the reports that the tutor and the director must issue for this purpose (Articles 11.5 and 11.7).
  • When applicable, appoint the Commissions responsible for the follow-up of each doctoral student.
  • Determine the exceptional circumstances of non-publication of the theses referred to in article 14.6 (confidentiality agreements, etc.).
  • Authorize the stays and activities of the doctoral students referred to in Article 15.1 (International mention in the title).

Support staff

  • Dr. Charo de la Huz

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