Specialist Courses Life Sciences and Medicine

Specialist courses (co-)organised by the Doctoral School of Life Sciences and Medicine

Course Title/ Subject

Academic year / Dates

Competencies as defined in the competency matrix for PhD students*

Expedition DO! (counts as specialist course + 1 transferable skills seminar Research & Valorization)

AY 2021-2022 (recurring)

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Community engagement (PR)

Design and Analysis of clinical trials

dates TBA

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

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

NB-Photonics – Multidisciplinary seminars

AY 2021-2022

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

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

Research to Market AY 2021-2022 (recurring)

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Community engagement (PR)

Cancer

February - May 2022

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

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

Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Conducting and Publishing a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis  

May-June 2022 (recurring)

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

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

From PhD to SME 2022: a 1-year leadership programme developed by VOKA 

Feb 2022 until Dec 2022

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Community engagement (PR)

qPCR course  ONLINE

May 2022

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Critical and analytical skills, Innovation & creativity (CT)

Multi- and Interdisciplinary Research on Wellbeing at Work 27 June - 1 July 2022

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Critical and analytical skills, Innovation & creativity (CT)

Communication (IS)

Transgender health: Interdisciplinary approaches

28 June - 1 July 2022

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Critical and analytical skills, Innovation & creativity (CT)

Communication (IS)

Specialist course on Light and Fluorescence Microscopy

7-9 September 2022

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)

Applied flow cytometry

26 + 27 + 28  September 2022

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Critical and analytical skills, Innovation & creativity (CT)

 *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

M2: Drawing conclusions from data: an introduction

Previously ‘Introductory Statistics. Basics of Statistical Inference’

November 9, 16, 23 and 30, December 7 and 14, 2021, 5.30 pm IPVW (ICES) Organiser

M3: Single cell seq data analysis bootcamp

November 17 and 24, December 1, 8 and 15, 2021, 5.30 pm IPVW (ICES) Organiser
M4: Getting started with Python for data scientists

December 6, 9, 13, 16 and 20, 2021, 5.30 pm IPVW (ICES) Organiser
M5: Exploiting sources of variation in your data: the ANOVA approach

January 11, 18 and 25, February 1 and 8, 2022, 5.30 pm IPVW (ICES) Organiser
M7: Identifying latent data structures: structural equation modelling I&II

February 7 and 8, 2022, 9 am & May 23 and 24, 2022, 9 am IPVW (ICES) Organiser
M8: High dimensional data analysis February 7, 10, 14, 17, 21 and 24, 2022, 5.30 pm IPVW (ICES) Organiser
M11: From prior belief to data driven evidence: Bayesian data analysis in action

February 15 and 22, March 1, 8, 15 and 22, 2022, 5.30 pm IPVW (ICES) Organiser
M12: Explaining and predicting outcomes with linear regression

March 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2022, 5.30 pm IPVW (ICES) Organiser
M14: Microbiome data analysis bootcamp

April 4, 5, and 6, 2022 9 am IPVW (ICES) Organiser
M16: From language to information: natural language processing

April 11, 12 & 13, 2022, from 9 am IPVW (ICES) Organiser

M18: Artificial neural networks: from the ground up

April 21 and 28, May 5, 12 and 18, 2022, 5.30 pm IPVW (ICES) Organiser

M19: Machine learning with Python

April 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, June 13, 2022, 5.30 pm IPVW (ICES) Organiser
VIB Training Initiatives 2021-2022 VIB Organiser
Intellectual Property and Valorization 2020-2021 Ghent University OASIS course code I001967
Advanced Training in Veterinary Morphology 2020-2021 Ghent University OASIS course code X000011
Advanced Clinical Training in Small Animal Medicine 2020-2021 Ghent University

OASIS course code X000162

Advanced Clinical Training in Small Animal Neurology and Neurosurgery 2020-2021 Ghent University OASIS course code X000151
Advanced Clinical Training in Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery 2020-2021 Ghent University OASIS course code X000152
Advanced Clinical Training in Large Animal Soft Tissue Surgery 2020-2021 Ghent University OASIS course code X000156
Advanced Clinical Training in Equine Internal Medicine 2020-2021 Ghent University OASIS course code X000143
Advanced Clinical Training in Large Animal Orthopaedics 2020-2021 Ghent University OASIS course code X000139
Laboratory Animal Science I 2020-2021 Ghent University OASIS course code D002122
Laboratory Animal Science II 2020-2020 Ghent University OASIS course code D000504

 

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