The course is aimed at PhD students and researchers, but is open for others. Master/bachelor students are welcome to apply too, but they will not be able to get credits. 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.
PhD students or holders of a Norwegian master´s degree of five years or 3+ 2 years (or equivalent) may be admitted. Valid documentation is a statement from your institution that you are a registered PhD student, or a Master´s Diploma with Diploma Supplement / English translation of the diploma. PhD students are exempt from semester fee.
Prerequisites: None, but it is an advantage to have own results to work with.
Maximum 20 participants.
If more than 20 applicants, priority will be given as follows:
The course will be cancelled if less than six participants.PhD students at UiT register for the course through StudentWeb. The registration for autumn semester starts in the middle of June.
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.
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: 7 - 11 November 2016
Deadline for pre-work delivery: 24 October 2016
Deadline for delivery of visual presentation: 1 December 2016
Oral and visual presentation of your final product. Evaluation: Pass/Fail.
In order to take the exam, all students need to submit a short abstract based on their research prior to the course (pre-work).
There is no continuation exam. In case of failing, you need to take the course again next year.