BB3480 Recent Literature in Theoretical Chemistry and Biology 3.0 credits

Ny litteratur i teoretisk kemi och biologi

  • Education cycle

    Third cycle
  • Main field of study

  • Grading scale

Information for research students about course offerings

Every semester

Intended learning outcomes

The course aims att giving the students insight into the latest research in the field. By reading, presenting, and questioning the material the students learn critical thinking towards research.

Course main content

Literature presentation once per semester during the PhD studies. The PhD student should find and critically review a study published during the last year. The course also includes criticism of other students’ presentations. An introduction to scientific writing is part of the course.


Presentations once per semester. Attending seminars of other students. Opponent of one other students presentation.


Admission to the PhD program in theoretical chemistry.


Recent research literature.


Requirements for final grade

Presentation, opposition and attendance at at least 80% of the seminars. Attendance at the introduction to scientific writing.

Offered by



Mårten Ahlquist, e-mail:


Mårten Ahlquist <>

Supplementary information

How to apply and last day of application:

Contact Mårten Ahlquist, e-mail:

Number of students: max 50

For whom: PhD students in the theoretical chemistry program.


Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2016.