PhD in Terrestrial Ecology
The PhD programmes include research training that is both transferrable and specific to the area of each programme and consists of both compulsory and optional activities.
All the activities that the PhD student must complete are recorded in an activities document, but in any case there are compulsory activities that must be completed in the first academic years. It may also include transferrable activities offered by the same university.Other professional who are not PhD holders may participate in these activities as long as they hold a relevant qualification in the corresponding area.
For this PhD programme the following training activities are scheduled.
Attendance at seminars or lectures given by experts in the subject area
At least one national or international conference should be attended. This activity will take up a maximum of ten hours.
Oral presentations or posters at national or international conferences
A presentation should be made in at least one conference. This activity will take up to 100 hours.
Research paper sent to a high-impact scientific journal
The PhD must present a paper in an SCI-indexed journal with partial findings from the thesis project.
Participation in internal seminars organised by the research group or the department
Internal seminars of the research group should be attended.
Course on language competence for scientific communication
Proficiency in English for science is recommended.
Mobility grants or other opportunities should be taken to undertake stays at other laboratories working in the same field.
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