HNA courses

Page updated 31 Aug 2018

For registration/application, follow the course catalogue link. Each course runs once a year, approximately around the same dates.

1. Basic course

GEN-8001 Take control of your PhD journey (2 ECTS)
Primarily for fresh PhD candidates, covering everything from academic integrity, literature search, reference tools (Endnote), open access publishing and handling of research data.

Course dates: 10 – 12 October 2018
Course catalogue (for 2017): https://uit.no/utdanning/emner/emne/541884/gen-8001?ar=2018&semester=V

Application deadline: 1 Sept 2018
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2. Courses in Communicating Science

FSK-8002 Scientific writing (3 ECTS)
Recommended in your first or second year as PhD candidate. Learn more about the scientific publication and review process, work on your own manuscript within a small writing group, and refine your scientific English and presentation techniques.

Course dates:  16 – 19 October 2018
Course catalogue (for 2017): https://uit.no/utdanning/emner/emne/509845/fsk-8002?ar=2017&semester=H

Application deadline: 1 Sept 2018
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GEN-8010 Visualizing your science (3 ECTS)
Recommended in your second or third year as PhD candidate. How to communicate your science in three dimensions? Use your own data/results and learn how to make a museum exhibition. There will be a grand opening with proper refreshments on the last course day!

Course dates: 10 –14 December 2018
Course catalogue (for 2017): https://uit.no/utdanning/emner/emne/509687/bio-8010?ar=2017&semester=H

Application deadline: 1 Sept 2018
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GEN-8007 Coping with media (1 ECTS) (former BIO-8007)
Recommended in your second or third year as PhD candidate. Learn to communicate your message to media both in written and oral form, and experience how it is like to be interviewed on video.

Course dates: not yet decided, but about February 2019
Course catalogue (for 2018): https://uit.no/utdanning/emner/emne/535081/gen-8007

Application deadline: 1 Feb 2019
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3. Courses in Career Development

FSK-8003 Leadership skills – preparing PhD students for taking on leadership tasks (2 ECTS)
Recommended in your third or fourth year as PhD candidate. Learn how experienced leaders think, how you can prepare for leadership tasks and how to develop your leadership potential.

Course dates: 23–26 April 2018
Course catalogue: https://uit.no/utdanning/emner/emne/531899/fsk-8003?ar=2018&semester=V

Application deadline: 1 Feb 2018 (passed)
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BED-8004 Academic entrepreneurship – preparing PhD students for an entreprenurial career (5 ECTS)
Recommended in your third or fourth year as PhD candidate. How can I use my skills and findings from academia to start my own business?

Course dates: scheduled to Spring 2020
Course catalogue (for 2018): https://uit.no/utdanning/emner/emne/531912/bed-8004

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FSK-8005 Funding your research (3 ECTS)
Recommended in your third or fourth year as PhD candidate. A good research idea is not enough. What is needed to write successful research proposals?

Course dates: 29 –31 Oct and 28 – 29 Nov 2018
Course catalogue (for 2018): https://uit.no/utdanning/emner/emne/564817/fsk-8005 

Application deadline: 1 Sept 2018
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