Courses 2021

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

Title Date Category Venue
DPOB Students Seminars Friday, every two weeks S online
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/FULL online
Plant Metabolomics: from plant tissue to molecules Two sessions: 20 & 27 May T/FULL Neuchâtel
How to obtain your first Post-Doctoral Fellowship 1 June C/FULL online
An Introduction to R - in coll. with CUSO 7-10 June T/OPEN onliine
Geomicrobiology - in coll. with CUSO Microbiology 14 & 15 June T/OPEN Neuchâtel or online
Metabarcoding Pipeline Building (Mothur & R) - in coll. with CUSO canceled T Fribourg
Annual Ph.D. students' meeting 2021: PhD - how am I doing? 2 & 3 September S Neuchâtel or online
Discovery Days: Food Microbiology - in coll. with CUSO 16 September T/OPEN Agroscope
Advanced Data Management & Manipulation using R - in coll. with CUSO EE 23 & 30 September T university or online
Patenting in Life Sciences & Chemistry - in coll. with LS2 11 & 12 October C/OPEN Hotel Schloss Gernzensee
Trait-Based Ecology: from theory to R tools - in coll. with the WSL Biodiversity Center 26-29 October T Neuchâtel or online

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