Transferable and Methodological Skills Courses

Conditions of participation

 

Registration & cancellation policy

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

 

Communication skills Dates Status
Presenting Science

24 - 25 October (in-person) /

24 - 26 October (virtual format)

Registration open
Science Events Planning & Management
(on-site)
11 November 2022,
18 - 19 March 2023
Registration opens shortly
     
Best Scientific Practice & Ethics    

BIO 663: The Impact of Ethics on Doing Science

(on-site)

6 & 8 September Registration open
Value based design: Enhancing Value-​sensitivity in Use and Development of Emerging Technologies (on-site) 27 & 30 September,
25 October
Registration open until 28 August
BIO 664: The 3Rs and the Ethics of Animal Research (on-site) 19 & 20 October Registration open
Introduction to GSP & Scientific Integrity (online) 20 October Registration open
     
Scientific Writing & Publishing    
Storytelling & Storyboarding Science at Locarno Film Festival 10 - 13 August Registration closed
BIO 661: Scientific Writing - Effective Communication (on-site) 18, 23, 25, 30 August Registration closed
Science Filmmaking Marathon 6th edition 15 - 17 September Registration open
Writing a Post-doctoral Grant
(on-site)
22 - 23 September Registration open until 21 August
Storytelling & Storyboarding Science at Zurich Film Festival 26 - 28 September Registration open

Writing Fellow Training at Life Sciences Zurich

(hybrid)

28 September 2022 - 24 May 2023 Registration open

Scientific Writing & Publishing in Life Sciences (online)

11 / 25 Oct. & 8 / 22 Nov 2022 Registration open
     
Social and Self-Management Skills    

The Successful Start of a Professional Career
(on-site)

10 & 11 August Registration closed
Unfolding your Self-Confidence (on-site) 14 & 15 September Registration open
Networking for Conferences, Collaboration & Career (on-site) 19 & 20 September Registration open
The Academic Track (online) 2 - 4 November Registration open
Mindfulness & Meditation: a beginner's guide (on-site) 7 & 18 November Registration open
The Postdoc Workshop 24 & 25 November Registration opens 1 September
     
Methodical Skills    
Teaching Science at University (hybrid) 5 Sep 2022 & 16 Jan 2023
online 5 Sep - 17 Oct
Registration open
BIO 675: RNA Next Generation Sequencing (on-site) 12 - 16 December Registration opens 1 September