The sessions are a combination of lectures, group discussions, workshops, and individual assignments. The course is held at a location nearby the AMC. It provides a unique opportunity for a closer and more personal meeting with leading AMC scientists, to discuss such matters as the choices they made in their careers.
- June 24 & 25, 2021
Amsterdam UMC PhD candidates, regardless of their status of background, are compelled to take this course in the first year of their PhD project.
20 hours, which is comparable to 0.7 ECTS.
Topics include the organization and funding of scientific research, the ethical and legal framework of medical research, research integrity, and the publication process as well as the challenges and opportunities that many PhD candidates face. It also features an introduction to the scientific strategy of the Amsterdam UMC, presented by one of the Deans of the Faculty of Medicine.
Participants will present and discuss their projects with each other to gain insight into the breath of Amsterdam UMC research and the different ways in which PhD trajectories are organized.
- Project proposal / project management / presentation of research results
- Writing a scientific article / peer review / point of view of the editor
- Writing an abstract
- Quality aspects of research
Ethical and legal aspects of research and the role of the industry
Number of participants
Maximum 100 per course.
To qualify for the certificate, a participant must attend all lectures and workshops and complete all assignments satisfactorily. Attendance is registered.
Go to the application form.