FLF3001 Writing Successful Research Applications in Learning 7.5 credits

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Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The formalities of applications

The most common financiers

Importance of language for the outcome of an application.

Research ethics

Intended learning outcomes *

Have knowledge of different funding possibilities for research.

Have written an application for research funding in accordance with instructions for a chosen funding source.

Have an understanding of the application procedure and how grants are distributed.

Course Disposition

Seminars and lectures.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Admitted to third-cycle programmes

Recommended prerequisites

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Friedland, A.J. & Folt, C.L. (2009). Writing successful science proposals. New Haven & London: Yale University Press, and a selection of articles / texts according to agreement with course responsible.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • INL1 - Written assignment, 7.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

  • Attendance and active participation in compulsory seminars and presentations.
  • Application for research funding in accordance with a chosen financier's instructions.
  • Oral presentation of the student's own application.

Other requirements for final grade *

All examination parts passed.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Lena Gumaelius

Stefan Stenbom

Per Norström

Arnold Pears

Stefan Hrastinski

Linda Barman

Lars Geschwind

Maria Weurlander

Susanne Engström

Further information

Course web

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Course web FLF3001

Offered by

ITM/Learning in Engineering Sciences

Main field of study *

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Education cycle *

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Kristina Pashnikova (kpas@kth.se)

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ITM/Learning in Engineering Sciences