GEN-8010 Visualizing your science: why and how?

NB! This is the former BIO-8010 Visualizing your science Science is commonly communicated in two dimensions, on paper or screens. However, the audience are more likely to remember your research if they are given the opportunity to touch, feel or smell it. In collaboration with Tromsø University Museum, we offer an opportunity to communicate your… Continue Reading


FSK-8003 Leadership skills: why and how

Leaders comes in different shadings, from excellent to ruthless or even scary. Leadership is not an exact science, and how the task is solved depends on the situation, time and the employees. What is a good leader and what kind of leader could you become? Recommended for PhD candidates in their third or fourth year…. Continue Reading


FSK-8002 Scientific writing: why and how?

Writing and publishing scientific papers require a lot of practice. What are the best practices in your field of science, and why do journals reject papers? What about your English grammar, are there room for improvements?   Recommended for PhD candidates in their first or second year. Prework For the group work, you need to… Continue Reading


GEN-8001 Take control of your PhD journey – how and why

This course has been runned several times before, but now it is possible to achieve 2 ECTS by taking the exam. The dates are 10–12 Oct 2018. See details at the University Library pages.   Read more in the course catalogue (NB! The 2018 version is not yet published). Application deadline 1 Sept 2018


GEN-8007 Coping with media: why and how

NB: This is the former BIO-8007 Coping with media. The information below is from Spring 2018 and outdated. Information for Spring 2019 will be added when ready. Being able to communicate your research is getting more and more important for researchers, and most funding agencies require a communication plan. In GEN-8007 Coping with media, you… Continue Reading


BED-8004 Academic entrepreneurship – why and how

NB! The information below is from Spring 2018 and outdated. Information for Spring 2019 will be added when ready. Making your own business, if successful, is good both for the society and you. BED-8004 Academic entrepreneurship is the place to start if you are a PhD candidate wanting to turn your research into business. No… Continue Reading