autumn 2015

BIO-8010 Communicating Science Module 3 – Visualizing your science - 3 ECTS

Last changed: 10.02.2016

The course is provided by

Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics


Tromsø |

Application deadline

Registration deadline for PhD students at UiT - The Arctic University of Norway: June 10th

Application deadline for external applicants: June 1st

The deadline for application is extended to October 1st 2015.

Type of course

Multy-disciplinary course.

The course is aimed at PhD students and researchers, but is open for others. In other words, master/bachelor students are welcome to apply too (they will not be able to get credits, but we will provide with a course certificate). If you aim to include the credits from the course in your 30 mandatory PhD ECTS you should discuss it with both your supervisor and your faculty.

Admission requirements

Maximum 20 participants.
Use this application form to register on the course and send it to Ingjerd Gauslaa Nilsen at BFE Faculty, University of Tromsø:
Admission PhD Courses

Course content

We live in a visual world; therefore science communication should be visual too. This course will teach you different ways of visualizing your science. The content of the course will vary from year to year. Course subject and lecturers will be announced at the beginning of the fall semester, at

Objectives of the course

This course aims to introduce the participants to novel ways of communicating and visualizing your science. The participants will learn basic principles, flex their creative muscles and see their research projects in a simplified and new light.

Skills learned:

  • Basic principles of science communication
  • Communicate science in a new way

Language of instruction


Teaching methods

This is an intensive 5-day course, with lectures and workshops.

Prior to course start, the participants must deliver a short abstract based on their research.

Important dates:
Course duration: 9-13 November 2015
Deadline for pre-work delivery: 20 October 2015


Oral exam. Evaluation: Pass/Not passed.


Course overlap

BIO-8008 Communicating Science Module 3 – Visualizing your science 1 stp

Recommended reading/syllabus

Available on request


Lynghammar, Arve

Associate Professor
Phone: +4777646796