Upcoming courses organized or co-organized by FoSW.
PNS0070 Reviewing and Summarizing Science - Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Science* (*But Did Not Ask), 2hp
Planned for March 2020. Intense one-week seminary in Uppsala: 16-20 March 16-20/3. Research school cooperation, responsible RS: FoSW. Teacher: Antonia Liess, Lecturer, Högskolan i Halmstad. Find the syllabus here. Please contact course coordinator Maria Kahlert for more information.
Planned for 23-27 March, 2020. Please contact course coordinator Martyn Futter for more information.
Understanding and coding the R language, 2hp
Planned for April-May 2020. Basic knowledge in R programming language and tools for programming, processing data and analyses. Research school cooperation, responsible RS: Ecology. Course organizer: Matt Low.
Ecosystem functioning: From theory to application, 3hp
Planned for May 2020. Intense one-week seminary in Uppsala: 25-29 May 2020. Overview of the concept “ecosystem functioning in soil and aquatic ecosystems”, theory and practical applications. Literature review & intense one-week seminary. Please contact course coordinator Brendan McKie for more information.
PNS0134 Minerals in soils and sediments and their X-ray identification and quantification, 5hp
Planned for spring 2020. Please contact course coordinator Magnus Simonsson for more information.
Introduction to minerals in soils and sediments. Lectures on mineral groups, clay minerals, mineral characterization techniques etc. Hands-on exercises in X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR). Applications of mineralogy in soils and sediments. Literature assignments handed in after the scheduled part of the course.
PNG0044 How to write and publish a scientific paper, 4.5 hp
Planned for autumn 2020. Research school cooperation, responsible RS: Organism Biology. Please contact Mårten Lind for more information.
Agricultural catchments in changing world, 4 hp
Planned for autumn 2020. Focus on agricultural catchments. Please contact coordinator Magdalena Bieroza for more information.
Advanced R course, xx hp
Planned for 2020. Technical programming course, incl. writing better and more robust code, testing it. Research school cooperation, responsible RS: Ecology. Planning is ongoing, and we encourage all interested students to contact the coordinator Helena Bylund to participate in the planning.
Multivariate methods for ecologists, 4,5 hp
October 2020. Research school cooperation, responsible RS: FoSW. Please contact coordinator Ulf Grandin for more information.
To communicate science, 2 hp
How to plan and perform an effective communication using different methods and channels. Research school cooperation. Not clear if course will be given in 2020, but probably in 2021.
- Aquatic sciences: theory, practical methods, management, threats. Please contact coordinator Magdalena Bieroza for more information.
- Organic micropollutants in the aquatic environment. Please contact course organizer Lutz Ahrens for more information.
- Soil systems: Analytical methods for integrating the chemical, biophysical interface in soils.
- Fundamental mathematics for environmental scientists.
- Food webs.
- How to write scientific papers.
- Understanding and coding the R programming language
- Multivariate statistics
Previous PhD Courses
Multivariate methods for ecologists, 4,5 hp. October 2019. More information is available here.
Watershed Ecology and Biogeochemistry. A PhD course in the Krycklan catchment September 19-25, 2019. 'Watershed Ecology and Biogeochemistry' addresses the foundational concepts and modern challenges within the broad field of watershed science. More information here.
PNG0079 Mini-course: UN Sustainable Development goals: relevance, achievements, conflicts and politics. Workshop 8th of February 2019, Uppsala, and optional ‘mini-course’, 1 ECTS.Syllabus. Find detailed information about the workshop 8th of February here
PNS0171. Nitrogen cycling in terrestrial ecosystems, 4hp. 25-29th of March 2019
Ecological stability in times of rapid environmental change (3 credits). 15 – 19 October, 2018
Multivariate Methods for Ecologists (3 + 1.5 ECTS), 12 – 16 Feb 2018, Optional 19 Feb – 2 March
Phosphorus cycling in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems (3 ECTS), 12 to 16 June 2017
Watershed Ecology and Biogeochemistry (7.5 ECTS), September 14 - 20 2017
How to write and publish a scientific paper (4.5 HEC), 18 Aug 2016 - 26 Jan 2017
X-ray image processing and analyses 3.0 credits, 18 - 21 November 2014.
How to write and publish a scientific paper 3 ECT, 3 September - 12 November, 2013
Statistics in Practice, 2013-09-06
Biogeochemical cycles at different scales 3 HEC, 2013-10-21
Biogeochemical cycles at different scales 3 ECTS, 2012-03-12
Ecosystem services in soil and water research 3-4 ECTS, May-June 2011
An introduction to R and MS Access (1.5 ECTS), February 2010
Constraints on decomposition, March 2010
Biogeochemical cycles at different scales, april 2009