Specialist Courses Natural Sciences

Specialist courses (co-)-organised by the Doctoral School of Natural Sciences

Course Title / Subject Dates/Academic Year
Competencies as defined in the competency matrix for PhD students*
From PhD to SME 2023: a 1-year leadership programme developed by VOKA  March 2023 - November 2023 (recurring)

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Community engagement (PR)

eFFECT4 : “Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality for Industry and Society”

13 October 2022 - 20 April 2023

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Innovation & creativity (CT)

NB-Photonics – Multidisciplinary seminars 2021-2022

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Critical and analytical skills, Innovation & creativity, Project management (CT)

Python for GIS and Geoscience 2023 to be announced

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Critical and analytical skills, Innovation & creativity (CT)

Research to Market AY 2022-2023 (recurring)

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Community engagement (PR)

Expedition DO! (counts as specialist course + 1 transferable skills seminar Research & Valorization) AY 2022-2023 (recurring)

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Community engagement (PR)

Cancer

February - June 2023

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Critical and analytical skills, Innovation & creativity, Project management (CT)

Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

qPCR course 

23-24 February 2023

1-2 June 2023

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Critical and analytical skills, Innovation & creativity (CT)

Photophysics, Photonics and Optoelectronic Applications of Optical Materials

2-3 July 2022

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Critical and analytical skills (CT)

Specialist course on Light and Fluorescence Microscopy

2023 dates to be announced

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Critical and analytical skills, Innovation & creativity (CT)

Digital PCR based nucleic acid quantification

13-15 September 2022

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Critical and analytical skills, Innovation & creativity (CT)

Material chemistry and physics

September 2022 - June 2023

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Critical and analytical skills, Innovation & creativity (CT)

Julia2925: learn a fast and intuitive programming language in two workdays

7-8 February 2023

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

*Every competency corresponds to a skill cluster: EX: Expertise; CT: Critical Thinking; PL: Professional Leadership; IS: Interpersonal Skills; PR: Professionalism

Selection of other courses

PhD students who want to include one of the courses listed below or any other course in their Doctoral Training Programme are required to submit an application for recognition.

Course Title / Subject Dates Organiser Registration

M3: Drawing conclusions from data: an introduction

November 8, 15 and 29, December 6, 13 & 20, 2022, from 5.30 pm till 9.30 pm IPVW (ICES) Organiser

M4 - Getting Started with Python for Data Scientists

December 5, 8, 12, 15 and 19, 2022, from 5.30 pm to 9.30 pm IPVW (ICES) Organiser
M5 - Exploiting Sources of Variation in your Data: the ANOVA Approach

January 10, 17, 24 and 31, February 7, 2023, from 5.30 pm to 9.30 pm IPVW (ICES) Organiser
M9 - Explaining and Predicting Outcomes with Linear Regression

March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2023 from 5.30 pm to 9.30 pm. IPVW (ICES) Organiser
M11 - Multilevel Analysis for Grouped and Longitudinal Data

Wednesday April 12, Thursday April 13 and Friday April 14, 2023 from 9 am till 4 pm IPVW (ICES) Organiser
M12 - Machine Learning with Python April 17 and 24, May 8, 15 and 22, June 5 and 12, 2023, from 5.30 pm to 9 pm. IPVW (ICES) Organiser
M13 - Building Interactive Apps with Shiny© in R

April 18 and 25, May 2, 9 and 16, 2023, from 5.30 pm to 9 pm IPVW (ICES) Organiser
M14 - Artificial Neural Networks: from the Ground Up

April 20 and 27, May 4, 11 and 25, 2023, from 5.30 pm to 9 pm
IPVW (ICES) Organiser
VIB Training Initiatives 2021-2022 VIB Organiser
Intellectual Property and Valorization 2021-2022 Ghent University OASIS course code I001967

 

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