spring 2018

BIO-8504 ARCTOS colloquium - 5 stp

Last changed: 20.10.2018

The course is administrated by

Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics

Campus

Tromsø |

Application deadline

Registration deadline for PhD students at UiT - The Arctic University of Norway: 1 September (for autumn semester)/1 February (for spring semester).

Application deadline for other applicants: 1 June (for autumn semester)/1 December (for spring semester).

Type of course

Theoretical

Admission requirements

The student has to be a member of the ARCTOS PhD School to participate to this course. PhD students are exempt from semester fee.

PhD students at UiT register for the course through StudentWeb. The registration for spring semester starts in the middle of December, and for autumn semester in the middle of June.

Other applicants apply for admission through SøknadsWeb. Application code 9303.

Contact Ingjerd Gauslaa Nilsen at the BFE-faculty if you have troubles or questions regarding registration to the course.

Course contents

The course lasts for the whole PhD study. The student will have to attend monthly meetings on selected topics throughout the PhD period (ARCTOS colloquium). In addition, the student will have to present the progress of his/her thesis (early, middle and final phase), in front of other students, post-docs and senior scientists. Two senior ARCTOS members act as censors and give feedback on the presentation.

In addition, students have to attend a 4-day meeting once a year (ARCTOS Days), where students gather for two days to discuss scientific and practical issues connected to the functioning of the PhD school. Usually, students organize a half-day workshop on a soft skill topic, such as presentation technique, leadership skills, etc. The other two days all ARCTOS members meet. Students and seniors give presentations, attend a poster session and discuss the functioning of the network, project proposals, etc.

Objective of the course

To introduce the students to write a thesis and to make research and publications plans. To discuss arctic marine ecological issues based upon the students' PhD plans and theses.

Language of instruction

English

Teaching methods

Active participation in seminars, discussions and presentations.

Assessment

Presentation of PhD thesis (early, middle and final phase), assessed during the last semester. Grade: Pass/fail.

Schedule

Recommended reading/syllabus

Available on request
Lectures Spring 2018
For further information, please contact Paul Wassmann. E-mail: Paul Wassmann


HOW TO APPLY

PhD students enrolled at UiT register for the course through StudentWeb

Other applicants apply for admission through SøknadsWeb. Choose the application code 9303 and write the course code (BIO-8504) in the remark field. You'll find a manual for SøknadsWeb here.

Remember to upload documentation of your education or documentation of your status as a PhD student.