After completing the course the student:|
1. Can describe the (inter)national organisational structure of a specific Life Sciences research field.
2. Can explain the role of key stakeholders in the research field.
3. Understands the relevance of an interdisciplinary network for a scientist.
4. Can reflect on his own functioning in terms of team work and being inventive, innovative, and/or creative.
5. Is familiar with the Biology of Disease community.
Period (from-till): 10 - 21 September 2018|
Course coordinator: Dr. S. de Jong
Participating lecturers/supervisors are yet to be determined
This course goes beyond theoretical content and academic skills. You will unravel the complex world of science and prepare yourself to the scientific labour market. You will acquire knowledge about yourself in terms of team work and being creative, innovative, and inventive. With energetic and inspiring work formats you are challenged to come out of your box: have a look at the world of research and how you will fit in this world.
People that are involved in research will share their thoughts about science and their vision on the necessary skills of a good translational scientist. Examples of people that you may meet in this course are researchers and directors from UMC Utrecht, patient associations, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW in Dutch), Heart foundation, and laymen.
Literature/study material used:
You are automatically registered for this course.
Mandatory for students in own Master’s programme:
Yes, for BoD students.
Optional for students in other GSLS Master’s programme: