Courses 2021

C= communication skills  T= research tools  S=scientific activities

Title Date Category Venue
DPOB Students Seminars + apéro Thursday evening, once a month S Neuchâtel
Scientific Writing 8, 15 & 22 January C/finished online
Plant imaging: advanced light microscopy - in coll. with CUSO MPS 28-29 January T/finished Geneva
Storytelling Techniques for Scientific Writing 5 & 19 February C/finished online
The use of Machine Learning models in Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution - in coll. with CUSO EE 9 & 10 March S/finished online
Literature Search and Reference Management (with EndNote and Mendeley) 15 April C/finished online
Visions for a Sustainable Agriculture - in coll. with CUSO 5-7 May S/finished online
Plant Metabolomics: from plant tissue to molecules Two sessions: 20 & 27 May T/finished Neuchâtel
How to obtain your first Post-Doctoral Fellowship 1 June C/finished online
An Introduction to R - in coll. with CUSO 7-10 June T/finished onliine
Geomicrobiology - in coll. with CUSO Microbiology 14 & 15 June T/finished Hybrid: Neuchâtel & online
Metabarcoding Pipeline Building (Mothur & R) - in coll. with CUSO 5-9 July T/finished Fribourg
Annual Ph.D. students' meeting 2021: PhD - how am I doing? 2 & 3 September S/finished Neuchâtel
Discovery Days: Food Microbiology - in coll. with CUSO 16 September T/finished Agroscope
Advanced Data Management & Manipulation using R - in coll. with CUSO EE 23 & 30 September T/finished online
Patenting in Life Sciences & Chemistry - in coll. with LS2 11 & 12 October C/finished Hotel Schloss Gernzensee with COVID certificate
Trait-Based Ecology: from theory to R tools - in coll. with the WSL Biodiversity Center 26-29 October T/finished online
R: tidyverse for Data Science - joint with CUSO EE 4 & 5 November T/finished Lausanne with COVID certificate
Biostatistics for non-statisticians: good practices, misuse and pitfalls 9-11 November T/finished online
Write a review, write now! 24 November C/finished online
Career Compass: How to set the direction of your professional development 12 Nov & 8 Dec C/finished Neuchâtel with COVID certificate
Meet your Future (Local) Employer 2 December (afternoon) C/finished Hybrid: Neuchâtel + live stream

Example of other activities (workshops, courses, conferences, ...) that could grant ECTS (external)

Please note that the doctoral program will not reimburse registration fees nor travel expenses for those external activities, unless clearly mentioned. For summer or winter schools, you may ask for a mobility grant (one time per PhD).

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Within 6 months after participating in an external activity, do not forget to request your external ECTS!


Looking for French or English classes?

Even though language courses are not eligible for ECTS in our doctoral program, do not hesitate to take advantage from our university offer:

- French classes for non-French speakers (webpage both in French and in English)

- English, German and Spanish with the University Language Center