XEN0353 Integrated Conference Skills for Molecular Biologists and Biotechnologists (3 cr)

Study level:
Other studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
Responsible organisation:
Language Centre
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



The focus of this course is on abstract writing and conference skills. Participants will practice writing a conference abstract and preparing and delivering a podium presentation.

Completion methods

Short lectures, distance assignments, abstract session, conference simulation.
Students will write a conference abstract and prepare and deliver a podium presentation. Presentations are video recorded for feedback and self-assessment. There will be individual, group, and peer feedback.

Assessment details

Active participation and successful completion of all assignments is required.

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course students
- will know how to write a conference abstract and how to prepare and present a podium presentation
- will develop their critical academic reading skills and strategies
- will develop their critical thinking skills
- will develop their peer feedback and evaluation skills

Additional information

Compulsory or elective course, depending on the faculty.

TARGET GROUP: Master’s degree students and doctoral students.

Completion methods

Method 1

Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods
Unpublished assessment item