This course consists of 4 modules. Information/insights obtained within previous modules will be implemented in later ones.
Module 1: Masterclasses by guest-lecturers from the green sector; academia, industry, finance and (semi)governmental organizations.
Teaching/learning format: Lectures + discussion, writing assignment
Module 2: Identifying current challenges in applied molecular plant biology.
Teaching/learning format: Project presentation + discussion
Module 3: Developing a research project and writing a proposal on applied aspects of the subject chosen in module 2.
Teaching/learning format: Developing and writing of a project proposal
Module 4: Reviewing of research proposals as member of a granting committee
Teaching/learning format: Written review, rebuttal, short presentation + discussion