Course title in Swedish:Forskningskommunikation; publicering, presentationsteknik och kritisk granskning, del 2 för doktorsexamen
Education level:Third cycle
Subject Area: --
Given by: ABE/SEED
Intended learning outcomes
The goal of the course is that the student will reach a mature level with respect to research methodology and communication. Following the course the students shall:
- have knowledge in all the research areas within the PhD program Land and Water Resources.
- have an understanding how their research is interconnected to all the other areas within the institute.
- have reached an excellent ability in writing scientific articles and ability of evaluation of research articles, masters, licentiate and PhD thesis.
- have good knowledge and ability with respect to oral presentation of their research and opposition of other persons work.
Course main content
The course includes several activities. These activities aim to widen the student’s scientific knowledge to a high level of competence. In part I of this course the students were to learn the basics for research communication. In part II of the course they are expected to have reached a high level of excellence. The students in part II of the course are also to be good examples for the students in part I; act as mentors.
The course contains several activities. Some of the activities are mandatory where as several are electives. All students, at the start of the course, are to write a document that lists which of the elective activities they plan to carry out within the scope of the course and explain how these activities are expected to give them the knowledge needed to reach the goals of the course. This document is to be submitted and approved by the program advisory group; this should be done within the first half year after starting the course. This is of special importance for students who are not actively working daily at KTH; industry and sandwich students. It may be necessary to modify this document. If so the modified document is to be approved by the program advisory group.
Accepted to the PhD program in Land and Water Resources Engineering and has a licentiate degree or completed a midterm seminar.
The examination consists of an oral presentation by the student to the examiner; one to two hours oral discussion. The students are to present what they have done within the scope of the course and give an explanation of how the activities have strengthened and lead to reaching the goals of the course.
Requirements for final gradeCourse literature
Selection of literature in the research subject.
Required equipmentSupplementary information