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 2022: a 1-year leadership programme developed by VOKA  Feb 2022-Dec 2022

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Community engagement (PR)

Bioresource Recovery – putting the circular economy to action

Oct 2021-June 2022

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Critical and analytical skills, Innovation & creativity (CT)

Communication, Teamwork, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

NB-Photonics – Multidisciplinary seminars 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)

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 14-17 September 2020 (postponed, dates TBA)

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

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

Cancer

February - May 2022

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

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

Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

qPCR course ONLINE

5-6 May 2022

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Critical and analytical skills, Innovation & creativity (CT)

DS2BE: Doctoral Seminars on Sustainability Research in the built Environment

24-25 May 2022

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Critical and analytical skills (CT)

Community engagement (PR)

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

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)

Ghent Summer of DANS

19-23 September 2022

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

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

Communication, Teamwork, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Material chemistry and physics

September 2022 - June 2023

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 Academic Year / 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 2021-2022 Ghent University OASIS course code I001967

 

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