Course The Talented Researcher

ECTS: 2.2

Course leader: Kamille Smidt Rasmussen

Language: English

Graduate school: Faculty of Health

Graduate program: ClinFO

Course fee: 2,640.00 DKK

Status: Course is open for application

Semester: Fall 2023

Application deadline: 04/07/2023

Start date: 29/08/2023

Administrator: Lena Melchior Villadsen

100% presence is mandatory

The participants must prioritize the course and be present 100% in order to pass the course

The course C205/23 The Talented Researcher is being offered by the Graduate School of Health, Aarhus University, 2023.

Criteria for participation: University degree in medicine, dentistry, nursing, or master’s degree in other fields and/or postgraduate research fellows (PhD students and research-year medical students).

Recommended knowledge for participation: In order to assemble a group of mixed participants, all applicants are placed on a waiting list. We seek to have a group with newly enrolled PhD students, experienced PhD students, and preferably PhD students with different backgrounds.

Aim: Increase your personal and professional success by learning how to lead yourself, your project and your important relations.

Learning outcomes: By the end of the course, you should have learned about and strengthened your awareness of own strengths and challenges to enhance leadership in both work and your everyday life. You should have strengthened your project management skills in order to better control and plan your project and PhD-education with respect to deliverables, milestones and schedules.

As a specific outcome, all participants will have a plan with deliverables, milestones, and schedules for their PhD project.

Workload: The full workload of the course is expected to be 56 hours.

Content: The course will cover: Personal planning, motivating yourself and others, Project management, managing your supervisors and other important relations, networking and how to chair meetings.

Between Module 1 and Module 2 you will meet in a triad group discussion at the university. Furthermore, you will have a supervisor meeting on our last course day where your supervisor will be invited to join us from 14:30 – 15:30.

Instructors: Vibeke Hjortdal, Benjamin Kelly, Grethe Elholm, Marie Ernst Christensen, Morten Brok Molbech Madsen, and Kamille Smidt Rasmussen

Venue: Aarhus University, Aarhus

Participation in the course is without cost for:

  • PhD students, Health Research Year students and Health Research Honours Programme students from Aarhus University
  • PhD students enrolled at partner universities of the Nordoc collaboration
  • PhD students from other institutions in the open market agreement for PhD courses

Course dates:

  • 29 August 2023 08:00 - 16:00
  • 30 August 2023 08:00 - 16:00
  • 31 October 2023 08:00 - 16:00
  • 01 November 2023 08:00 - 16:00