Objectives and Content
The course is a seminar series where students will submit and discuss their research projects. There is emphasis on active participation from the students that to a large extent will shape the course. The goal is for students to learn how to present and communicate research results.
After completion of the course, the students are expected to be able to:
1. Have knowledge about challenges and techniques for communication of science
2. Present scientific material in oral and written forms.
3. Defend research approaches and conclusions in discussions.
4. Evaluate presented/publised research.
Required Previous Knowledge
Enrolled to the Master's study or to the PhD study in nanoscience at University of Bergen.
Access to the Course
Access to the course requires admission to the master's or PhD programme in nanoscience at The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science.
Compulsory Assignments and Attendance
Participation in five out of six seminars. Oral presentation of a nanoscientific topic. Write a popular science article.
Forms of Assessment
Approved popular science article, approved oral presentation of a nanoscientific topic, approved attendance and approved participation in seminars. Mandatory work requirements are valid for 3 consecutive semesters after approval.
Only assessment in semesters with regular teaching. See further details under "Forms of Assessment".
The course will be evaluated by the students in accordance with the quality assurance system at UiB and the department.
Type of assessment: Portfolio assessment