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Faculty-wide courses

Introduction course for PhD students (0.5 credits) - open for registration!

This course is compulsory for all research students at the Faculty of Science and covers information about general terms of employment, insurance and more.

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.

The course was last given in November 2019.

Syllabus: Scientific Writing – How to structure and publish a scientific paper (PDF, 253 kB, new window)

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.

The course was last given in February 2019.

Syllabus: Applied project management (PDF, 257 kB, new window)

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 analyse 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 was last given in December 2018.

Syllabus: Research Ethics in Natural Science (PDF, 255 kB, new window)

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

Postgraduate courses in the Life Sciences –

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

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

Information for PhD students –

Courses in teaching and learning in higher education

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

Training in higher education teaching and learning

Courses given by the departments

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.

Commercialize your research –

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.

PhD courses on the Department of Business Administration website

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