ECTS Credits: 3
Level of course: PhD course
Time of year: Spring an autumn semester 2021
No. of contact hours/hours in total incl. preparation, assignment(s) or the like: 1,5 h for each journal club session (8 in total), 16 h for preparation of each presentation (2 in total), 2 h for reading and reviewing other peers chosen papers (6 in total), 25 h for conducting the written review.
Objectives of the course
The course goal is to gain knowledge about specialized subjects in biological and chemical engineering by presenting journal articles. The objective is further to give the participants presentation training and improve the constructive reviewing. This is accomplished by both reading and commenting on papers presented by the other participants. A final report on a literature study is prepared and peer reviewed the corresponding teacher and finally handed in at the end of the course.
Learning outcomes and competences
At the end of the course you should be able to:
Organizing related activities:
To pass the course you must attend 8 journal club sessions, present a paper 2 times and write and review on a topic within biological and chemical engineering agreed upon with the teacher.
Preparing and presenting scientific papers and reviewing other peers’ presentations.
The participants learning will be assessed by participation during journal club sessions and the quality of the written review
Name of lecturers:
BCE course instructors with the research background within the students’ chosen topic
Concluding and grading the students:
Pass/no pass. BCE course instructors will read and approve the final written review.
Graduate School of Technical Sciences, Aarhus University
Spring and autumn semester 2021