Course Introduction to Research Training in Health Sciences


Course leader: Rikke Katrine Jentoft Olsen

Language: English

Graduate school: Faculty of Health

Graduate program: ClinFO

Course fee: 1,200.00 DKK

Status: Course is open for application

Semester: Fall 2023

Application deadline: 04/10/2023

Start date: 02/11/2023

Administrator: Johanne Gregor Nielsen

The course C236/23 Introduction to Research Training in Health Sciences is being offered by the Graduate School of Health, Aarhus University, 2023.

Criteria for participation: Students or candidates in medicine, dentistry, nursing or Master’s degree in other fields planning to start research as a PhD student, research year fellow or similar at the Faculty of Health, Aarhus University.

Aim: The aim of the course is to give an introduction to the main research fields in health sciences and to give an introduction to the requirements for conducting a research year or a PhD.

Learning outcomes: 

  • Introduction to basic, clinical, qualitative and epidemiological research
  • Gain knowledge on writing research protocols
  • Gain knowledge on writing successful applications
  • Introduction to structured literature search
  • Reflections on student-supervisor relationships
  • Introduction to ethics and regulations in animal and clinical research

Workload: The full workload of the course is expected to be 25 hours.

Content: Introduction to basic, clinical, and qualitative research as well as epidemiology; Introduction to writing protocols and grant application; Short introduction to literature research; Requirements according to ethics in science; Discussion of the planned research projects by the participants.

Instructors: Active researchers at Health with expertise in the fields mentioned above

Venue: Aarhus University, Aarhus.

Participation in the course is free of charge.

Course dates:

  • 02 November 2023 08:00 - 16:00
  • 03 November 2023 08:00 - 16:00