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ORPHEUS is a network of higher education institutions that is committed to developing and disseminating best practice within PhD training programmes.

   Best PhD Practices

full circles – institutional members
open circles – associate members

All research health schools are invited to become ORPHEUS members.

ORPHEUS represents 105 institutional members from 40 countries and 3 associate members.

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We are pleased to announce the Professional Training in the field of Translational Medicine for Early Career Researchers, provided by C-COMEND.(Flyer)

ORPHEUS ETHICS IN SCIENCE MODULE AND DIBSS / Dubrovnik International Bioethics Summer School, August, 4 - 15, 2016 (PDF poster)

11th ORPHEUS Conference: Lost in translation? From medical studies to clinical research. March, 10 - 12, 2016 in Cologne, Germany (PDF poster) ( learn more)

ORPHEUS Symphosium: Better research through PhD education in health science. February, 22, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey (PDF Program) (PDF Poster)

   Important News

2017 Executive Committee elections: Call for nominations (More...)

ORPHEUS Newsletter by President Robert Harris, 3 December, 2016 (PDF)

12th ORPHEUS conference , May 4-6 2017, Klaipeda, Lithuania(LINK)

ORPHEUS workshop at 7th European Congress of Pharmacology, 29th June 2016, Istanbul, Turkey(LINK)

ORPHEUS Newsletter by Acting President Robert Harris, 2 March, 2016 (PDF)

ORPHEUS Newsletter by Acting President Robert Harris (PDF)