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Faculty-wide courses

Introduction course for PhD students (0.5 credits)

Open for application!

This course is compulsory for all research students at the Faculty of Science and covers information about general terms of employment, insurance, and management of the individual study plan, among other topics.

Research Ethics in Natural Science (2 credits)

The course handles key principles and issues of research ethics and science theory with relevance for natural science. The goal is that participants shall be able to analyze their own research, and that of others, from ethical and science theory perspectives. Authorship and academic misconduct are examples of topics that will be covered. The course is given in English.

  • Course dates: The course comprises seven sceduled events in the period April 25 - May 18 (Closed for applications)
  • Gven next time: Spring 2018
  • Syllabus (pdf)

Scientific Writing - How to structure and publish a scientific paper (1.5 credits)

The 3-day course deals with the structure and language of scientific papers and the format of figures, tables and citations. The course gives insights into the publishing process, the role of reviewers and editors, and how open access works. Ethical issues surrounding publishing are also addressed.

  • Course dates: The course runs over three full days: 9, 10, and 11 May 2017 (Closed for applications)
  • Given next time: Autumn 2018
  • Syllabus (pdf)

Applied project management (2 credits)

The course, which takes three full days, aims to strengthen the students in their roles as a leaders of, or participants in, projects. The course deals with different project structures, key project methods and their possibilities and limitations in practice. The course is taught by an experienced trainer from Wenell Management AB, a consultancy firm specialising in leadership and project management.

Writing research proposals to research councils (4.5 credits)

The course gives an overview of the structure of research funding in Sweden and Europe, and how the research councils evaluate and rank applications. The students practise formulating research projects, writing pithy applications and giving feedback on each other’s work. The course is taught by professors with long experience of working with research councils.

  • Course dates: Not defined
  • Syllabus: Not yet finalised

Courses in life sciences

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To write, format and deliver a print ready thesis as a PDF

The course is given by the internal printing office Media-Tryck.

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Courses in teaching and learning in higher education

The Faculty of Science offers a number of teacher training courses.

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Department courses

Graduate schools

Relevant courses at other Faculties

Commercialize your Research (7.5 credits)

The course aims at giving the participants an introduction to entrepreneurship, innovation and commercialization of research. The course is given by  the Sten K. Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship at the Lund University School for Economics and Management. The course starts at March 2 and the deadline for applications was February 14.

More information about the course and how to apply is found here.


Corporate Social Responsibility (7.5 credits)

The course aims to give an advanced introduction to the theoretical frameworks, research interests, methodologies and discussions in the research field related to corporate social responsibility. The course is given by Susanne Arvidsson, docent at the Department of Business Administration. The course starts at April 4 and ends June 7 (six scheduled sessions). No specific deadline for applications. You will find more info about the course and how to apply here (pdf).

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