SPIRA courses

Last changed: 17 May 2024

Here you will find courses within SPIRA. Upcoming courses are announced via the web and by email to doktorand-LTV.

Planned courses for 2024

P000072 Analytical methods in chemical ecology

Credits: 6
Course dates: 10-20 June. (This course is given every second year.)
Course syllabus
Apply no later than 10 May. Contact: Björn Bohman 

P000076 Plant Health in the Wake of AI

Credits: 5
Course dates: 14-22 June
Course syllabus
Apply no later than 1 May. Contact: Svante Resjö

PLS0086 GC-MS analysis of volatiles

Credits: 3
Course dates: 26-30 August. 
Course syllabus
Apply no later than 1 June. Contact: Björn Bohman 

P000075 Critical Plant Studies: Re-imaginings of vegetal life

Credits: 5
Course dates: 2-20 September
Course syllabus
Apply no later than 1 June. Contact: Sanna Stålhammar

PLS0046 Applied Plant Biotechnology

Credits: 7.5
Course dates: 2 September - 31 October (In autumn every year.) Apply at the latest 19 August.
Course syllabus
Apply to course: Contact:Li-Hua Zhu

P000074 Introductory course Research Design in Landscape Architecture

Credits: 5
Course dates: 3 September - 31 October
Course syllabus
Apply by sending an email to the course leader. Contact: Åsa Ahrland

P000071 Biometrical Methods for Analyzing Plant Breeding Trial Data in the Omics Era

Credits: 3
Course dates: 30 September - 4 October
Course syllabus
Apply no later than 30 August. Contact: Rodomiro Ortiz with cc to Marwan Alamrani

PLG0052 Introductory course for PhD students (basic course)

Credits: 1.5
Course dates: Autumn every year, this year 30 September - 4 October.
Course syllabus
Apply no later than 23 September: Contact: Petra Thorpert

PLS0032 Advanced Plant Breeding and Genetic Resources  

Credits: 10
Course dates: 1 November - 19 January (In autumn every year.) Apply at the latest 18 October.
Course syllabus
Apply to course: Contact: Li-Hua Zhu

PLS0085 Common Microscopy Methods in Biological Research

Credits: 3
Course dates: 25 - 29 November
Course syllabus
Apply to course no later than 1 June: Contact: Salla Marttila

PLG0045 Ethics and philosophy of science (basic course)

Credits: 4.5
Course dates: In autumn every year.
Course syllabus
Apply to course: Contact: Anna Jakobsson

PLG0049 How to write and publish a scientific paper (basic course)

Credits: 3
Course dates: In autumn every year.
Course syllabus
Apply to course: Contact: Kristina Karlsson Green 

Planned courses 2025

PLS0067 Statistical Methods - an overview (basic course)

Credits: 4.5
Course dates: 20 Jan - 28 Febr 2025
Course syllabus
Contact: Jan-Eric Englund

PLS0064 Basic Statistics (basic course)

Credits: 4
Course dates: 21 April - 7 May 2025
Course syllabus
Contact: Adam Flöhr

P000073 Cropping Systems Diversification

Credits: 5
Course dates: 25 April - 30 June 2025
Course syllabus
Apply no later than 31 March 2025. Contact: Raj Chongtham

Individual courses at the LTV faculty

Course syllabuses for individual courses at the LTV-faculty:

Introduction paper, 10 credits

Individual subject course, variable - max 15 credits

Seminar series, 3 credits (Seminar series in Horticum is currently given, course leader: Li-Hua Zhu.)

Conferences, 3 credits

SLU courses

Search for courses at PhD level at SLU in the course database.

NOVA courses

NOVA University Network offers a number of PhD courses each year.

Doctoral students can apply for travel grants and also stipends from external donors.

If you are interested in organising a NOVA PhD course, aplications can be made continously. Application guidelines SLU NOVA.

Postgraduate Courses in the Life Sciences

One-week life science courses during the autumn in collaboration with Lund University, http://www.cmps.lu.se/life-sciences/

Application is in May through their webbsite.

Courses at CEC, Lund University

Courses given at three research schools at Centre of Environmental and Climate Research at Lund University are open for PhD students at SLU.

For more information:

ClimBEco

Agenda 2030

BIOECONOMY

Pedagogical courses

POG0059 Teaching in higher education, 4.5 credits. Several times and locations per year, more information see courses & seminars.

POG0076 Information retrieval and methods for scientific communication, distance course, 3.0 credits. Twice per year; Oct-Nov and March-May, 20% pace. Contact: Camilla Söderquist with application to: bibund@slu.se

POG0077 Leading organisations, projects and processes, 3.0 credits. Sep-Nov, three meetings. Given in Uppsala, possible to follow as a distance course. Contact: Lotta Jäderlund, Apply for course

POG0079 Cross-disciplinary perspectives, 2.0 credits. Distance and in Uppsala, Oct-Nov, three meetings. Contact: Carin Martiin, Apply for course

Travel grants and stipends

Doctoral students can apply for travel grants and also stipends from external donors.


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