Transferable and Methodological Skills Courses

Registration & cancellation policy

  • With your registration you commit yourself to attending the whole course. Please do not cancel without serious reason.
  • If you need to cancel a course registration, please contact: gradschool@lifescience.uzh.ch
  • A cancellation with the lecturer is not valid.
  • Cancellations more than 2 weeks before the course starts are free of charge.
  • Cancellations between 1 and 2 weeks before the course starts will be charged a fee of CHF 60.--.
  • Cancellations at shorter notice, unexcused absences or absences during the course will be charged a fee of CHF 200.--.
  • Cancellations due to illness without a medical certificate will be charged a fee as mentioned above.

COURSE PROGRAM

Communication skills Dates Status
Science Events Planning & Management
 

11 November 2022,
1 & 2 April 2023

Registration closed
Effective Visual Communication of Science 25 January 2023 Registration open
Logic and Reasoning for Scientists 30 & 31 March 2023 Registration open
     
Best Scientific Practice & Ethics    
Introduction to GSP & Scientific Integrity (online lecture) 19 January 2023 Registration open
BIO 662 Ethical Issues in Human Genetics and Genomics 3 & 10 February 2023 Registration open
Patenting in Life Sciences & Chemistry 12 & 13 June 2023 Registration open
     
Scientific Writing & Publishing    
BIO 661 Scientific Writing & Effective Communication 9 / 14 / 16 / 21 Feb 2023 Registration open
Writing Fellow Training at Life Science Zurich (on-site & online) 1/8/22 March; 5/19 April
& 29 November 2023
Registration open
     
Social and Self-Management Skills    
Project Management for early stage researchers 6 & 7 December 2022 Registration closed
Project Management for advanced stage researchers 11 & 12 January 2023 Registration open
The Successful Start of a Professional Career 18 & 19 January 2023 Registration open
Unfolding Your Self-Confidence 14 & 15 February 2023 Registration open
Time- and Self-Organization Workshop (online) 22 Feb & 1 / 8 / 15 March 2023 Registration open
Negotiation Skills for Scientists 2 & 3 March 2023 Registration open
     
Methodical Skills    
Teaching Science at University (hybrid) 5 Sep 2022 & 16 Jan 2023
online 5 Sep - 17 Oct
Registration closed
BIO 675: RNA Next Generation Sequencing 12 - 16 December 2022 Registration closed
Introduction to R: Orientation to R Studio software and R language (online) 6 - 10 March 2023 Registration open

 

Further course offers of UZH and ETH

BioEntrepreneurship & Innovation (BEI) program

several modules from February until October 2023