Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet

Upcoming activities and events

The research school organizes PhD-courses, seminars, and workshops, often with international experts as key-note lecturers. We organize contact days with public and private sectors.

FIKA

Fika Seminars

Time: Monthly basis, on ZOOM

The objective of hosting a monthly seminar is to offer a social activity where the PhD students can discuss topics which is of interest. Each of the seminars will start with a short presentation coving the topic of choice. Afterwards discussion will follow.

Contact and more information: Gordana Manevska Tasevska, gordana.tasevska@slu.se

Mentor

Mentor Program for SSPSD PhD Students

Time: all year

Mentoring is a way of getting input from an experienced person on new ideas and perspectives for your future profession development. We are now offering PhD students in the research school Social Science Perspectives on Sustainable Development (SSPSD) the possibility to participate in a mentor program

Contact for application and further information

Gordana Manevska Tasevska, gordana.tasevska@slu.se

Scientific writing

Scientific Writing for PhD Students

Time: May, 12 2021 – Nov 24, 2021

The objective of the course is to provide detailed guidelines for preparing a research paper that may be part of a PhD thesis or independent work. Special emphasis will be placed on papers in social sciences.

This course will be perfect for those of you who are currently working on a manuscript irrespective of research area in social science.

Course will be led by Giannis Karagiannis, editor of European Review of Agricultural Economics (ERAE)

Contact and more information: Gordana Manevska Tasevska, gordana.tasevska@slu.se

Theoretical Topics in the Literature, 7.5 credits

Theoretical Topics in the Literature, 7.5 credits

Time: January 14th – April 15th, 2021

The course will provide PhD students with a structure to critically study a selected topic in the literature, and develop a conceptual framework to support future research. The course will consist of individual reading and course seminars to train competence in critical reflection of the literature and ability to formulate a well-grounded conceptual framework of a theoretical topic.

Course leader: Richard Ferguson, richard.ferguson@slu.se   

Cross-disciplinary perspectives, 2 credits

Cross-disciplinary perspectives, 2 credits

Time: February 1st - March 8th 2021

The course will provide PhD students with a structure to critically study a selected topic in the literature, and develop a conceptual framework to support future research. The course will consist of individual reading and course seminars to train competence in critical reflection of the literature and ability to formulate a well-grounded conceptual framework of a theoretical topic.

Course leader: Carin Martiin, carin.martiin@slu.se

Social Science Perspectives on Sustainable Development

Application guidelines for Mobility Support for PhD course-related activities


Research school Social Science Perspectives on Sustainable development (SSPSD) offers its participating PhD students the possibility to apply for Mobility Support for taking part in PhD course-related activities up to a maximum of SEK 10,000 per student per course activity. For year 2020 the research school has budget a maximum total of 60 000 SEK for mobility support. Support will be granted in order of received qualifying application.

Note that support for attending conferences is not included in this grant.

Your application must include following information (max 1 page):
1. Name
2. Department
3. Description of activity (Name of course, organizing institution, course objectives and dates for the course)
4. Motivation for why this course is valuable for your professional development
5. Motivation for why you cannot find funding elsewhere
6. Budget detailing costs to be covered

Please send your application to Nina Lind (gordana.tasevska@slu.se) and copy Richard Ferguson (richard.ferguson@slu.se)

Mentor Program for SSPSD PhD Students

Mentor Program for SSPSD PhD Students
Time: all year

Mentoring is a way of getting input from an experienced person on new ideas and perspectives for your future profession development. We are now offering PhD students in the research school Social Science Perspectives on Sustainable Development (SSPSD) the possibility to participate in a mentor program

Contact for application and further information

Nina Lind, nina.lind@slu.se

Seminar series

Seminar series

Time: All year

The research school offers a seminar series on topics related to PhD student training. Do you want to hold a seminar or do you have ideas on a topic that would be interesting?

Contact for further information

Nina Lind, nina.lind@slu.se 

 

Previous Activities

Career outside university

Career outside university

Time: December 1st, 2020

Welcome to the one-day online seminar hosted by the NJ-faculty research schools.
Do you want to pursue a career outside of academia? Have you asked yourself what possibilities you, as a PhD, have in the labour market outside of the university? Do you want to improve your chances of finding your dream job?

Please register before 27th of November to Heriberto Vélëz heriberto.velez@slu.se and please your state department.

Coding qualitative data – principles and practice

Coding qualitative data – principles and practice, 5 credits

Time: November 9th, 2020 – January 11th, 2021

This course will give PhD students insights into different ways of coding qualitative data. With successful completion of the course, students will be able to demonstrate an ability to:

-       discuss the principles of coding qualitative data.

-       discuss recognized criticisms of coding qualitative data.

-       acquire knowhow and ability to apply a chosen methodological approach to coding qualitative data

-       conduct actual coding of qualitative data, demonstrating knowledge and ability with different techniques and tools.

Contact: Richard Ferguson, richard.ferguson@slu.se and Ildikó Asztalos Morell ildiko.asztalos.morell@slu.se 

NVivo Workshop

NVivo Workshop

Time: November 24-25, 2020

This workshop will provide PhD students with a structure to critically study a selected topic in the literature, and develop a conceptual framework to support future research. The course will consist of individual reading and course seminars to train competence in critical reflection of the literature and ability to formulate a well-grounded conceptual framework of a theoretical topic. 

The workshop will be part of the course Coding qualitative data.

Contact for further information

Nina Lind, nina.lind@slu.se 

Thinking and writing in critical qualitative methodology

Thinking and writing in critical qualitative methodology (7.5hp)


Time: From 13 March to 7 May 2020

General description: The course will provide a structure for participants to critically investigate how qualitative methodology is performed and published in our time. The course is based on one introductory seminar, three participant managed seminars, one poster seminar, and a final presentation seminar, where participants will present their own papers on the topic "Thinking and writing in critical qualitative research".

Objective: With successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
• Explain the grounds for different theoretical frames of reference in qualitative research
• Demonstrate a critical understanding of how qualitative methodology is conducted and published in our time
• Develop an individual critical, theoretical frame of reference that lucidates the particularities in conducting and publishing qualitative research of further development

Course Leader: Johan Gaddefors


Contact for application and further information
Application to the course should be sent to
johan.gaddefors@slu.se
- name, affiliation and e-mail
- 0,5 page description of PhD project

The course is limited to 10 participants

Innovation and the Bioeconomy, 5 credits

Innovation and the Bioeconomy, 5 credits

Time: November 2019 - February 2020

Transitions to circular bioeconomy has gained considerable interests in policy, industry and academic circles to move society away from unsustainability and promote more sustainable futures. Innovation is needed to achieve such transitions.

Read more about the course here:

 Contact for application and further information:Per-Anders Langendahl, per.anders.langendahl@slu.se

Theoretical Topics in the Literature, 7.5 credits

Theoretical Topics in the Literature, 7.5 credits

Time: TBA, Autumn 2019

The course will provide PhD students with a structure to critically study a selected topic in the literature, and develop a conceptual framework to support future research. The course will consist of individual reading and course seminars to train competence in critical reflection of the literature and ability to formulate a well-grounded conceptual framework of a theoretical topic.

Course leader: Richard Ferguson, richard.ferguson@slu.se   

Scientific Writing for PhD Students

Scientific Writing for PhD Students

Time: May 2019 – January 2020

The objective of the course is to provide detailed guidelines for preparing a research paper that may be part of a PhD thesis or independent work. Special emphasis will be placed on papers in social sciences.

This course will be perfect for those of you who are currently working on a manuscript irrespective of research area in social science.

Course will be led by Giannis Karagiannis, editor of European Review of Agricultural Economics (ERAE)

Contact and more information: Suvi Kokko, suvi.kokko@slu.se

Innovation in the Bioeconomy, workshop

Innovation and the Bioeconomy, 5 credits

Time: April 25th, 2019

Contact for application and further information: Per-Anders Langendahl, per.anders.langendahl@slu.se

How to become a postdoc

How to become a postdoc

Time: March 15th, 2019

One day seminar on how to become a postdoc after your PhD studies. This day will be perfect for those of you who are planning on applying for funding and want to know what alternatives there are. VR and Formas will present their grants.

The seminar is organized jointly by several research schools at NJ-faculty.

To Communicating Science, 2 credits

To Communicating Science, 2 credits

This course is perfect for those of you who have started your own research so that it can be used as reference material. It is also perfect for you who are at the end of your studies and want to train your media skills.

Read more about the course here: http://www.slu.se/utbildning/program-kurser/kurser/?sprak=en&kurskod=POS0007

Or contact Galia Zamaratskaia, galia.zamaratskaia@slu.se. The course is organised jointly by several research schools at NJ-faculty, all listed on the course page.

Register to this course use the following link http://personalkurser.slu.se/kurser/kurs.cfm?KursID=POS0007&oid=13

NVivo Workshop

NVivo Workshop

Time: 5-6th ofFebruary

This workshop will provide PhD students with a structure to critically study a selected topic in the literature, and develop a conceptual framework to support future research. The course will consist of individual reading and course seminars to train competence in critical reflection of the literature and ability to formulate a well-grounded conceptual framework of a theoretical topic. 

Nvivo course, 1 credit

Time: 5-6th ofFebruary + 12th of February

This year we offer the possibility to participate in an Nvivo course, including the workshop and a half day seminar.

Read more about the course here:
https://www.slu.se/utbildning/program-kurser/kurser/?sprak=en&anmkod=P0055.1819

Contact for further information

Suvi Kokko, suvi.kokko@slu.se

 

Introduction New PhD Students and Time Management

Introduction New PhD Students and Time Management

Introduction New PhD Students and Time Management, workshop

Time: October 8th 2018

This two-part workshop welcomes all PhD students in social science. The introductory workshop will introduce you as a new PhD students into PhD life at SLU and at the Dept. of Economics and the Dept. of Urban and Rural Development. The afternoon session will focus more on time management and networking with other PhD students.

Contact or information: Suvi Kokko, suvi.kokko@slu.se

Annual PhD Student Workshop

Annual PhD Student Workshop

Annual PhD Student Workshop

Time: November 28th 2018

This workshop is for the SSPSD PhD students to present their thesis work and network with other PhD students within the field of social science.

Contact and further information

Suvi Kokko, suvi.kokko@slu.se

Theoretical Topics in the Litterature, 7.5 credits

Theoretical Topics in the Litterature, 7.5 credits

The course will provide PhD students with a structure to critically study a selected topic in the literature, and develop a conceptual framework to support future research. The course will consist of individual reading and course seminars to train competence in critical reflection of the literature and ability to formulate a well-grounded conceptual framework of a theoretical topic.

 

Course leader: Richard Ferguson, richard.ferguson@slu.se  

How to become a postdoc

How to become a postdoc

One day seminar on how to become a postdoc after your PhD studies. This day will be perfect for those of you who are planning on applying for funding and want to know what alternatives there are.

The seminar is organised jointly by several research schools at NJ-faculty.

NVivo Workshop

Previous workshop

April 18th-19th 2018

This workshop will provide PhD students with a structure to critically study a selected topic in the literature, and develop a conceptual framework to support future research. The course will consist of individual reading and course seminars to train competence in critical reflection of the literature and ability to formulate a well-grounded conceptual framework of a theoretical topic.

 

To Communicating Science, 2 credits

To Communicating Science, 2 credits

Time: 4-6th February, 18-19th of March

This course is perfect for those of you who have started your own research so that it can be used as reference material. It is also perfect for you who are at the end of your studies and want to train your media skills.

Read more about the course here: http://www.slu.se/utbildning/program-kurser/kurser/?sprak=en&kurskod=POS0007

Or contact Galia Zamaratskaia, galia.zamaratskaia@slu.se. The course is organised jointly by several research schools at NJ-faculty, all listed on the course page.

Register to this course use the following link http://personalkurser.slu.se/kurser/kurs.cfm?KursID=POS0007&oid=13

Published: 03 February 2021 - Page editor: mariah.fernkvist@slu.se
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