Introduction to Doctoral Studies
This course provides PhD students at the beginning of their doctoral studies with necessary background information about their duties and rights as PhD students of the Faculty of Informatics of USI.
The course features an overview of the PhD program, and a in-depth overview of a number of aspects pertaining to PhD-level research, such as:
- the nature of PhD research
- teaching assistance
- research ethics
- presentation strategies
- publication strategies
The course combines instructor-led lectures with in-class activities.
Attendance and participation in the in-class activities are required to pass the course.
Materials will be provided during the course.