Courses

Curso Comunicação Visual de Ciência
Communicating Science Visually Course

Objectives:

Understand the power of visual communication (and its several elements)
Acknowledge the relevance of good text composition in an effective communication
Value the synthesis of visual information for transmitting complex messages
Learn to integrate visuals when communicating research

Who can apply? PhD students at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and PhD holders working at NOVA (Professors, researchers,...) 

New editions will be published soon.

Curso de Ética da Investigação [Research Ethics]
Research Ethics Course

Research ethics is a hot topic. Conducting research is a fascinating but challenging activity that involves very different ethical issues, such as bias, fraud, plagiarism, conflicts of interest, falsification of research results, informed consent, attribution of authorship and adequacy of peer review publication processes.

Who can apply? PhD students at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and PhD holders working at NOVA (Professors, researchers,...)

13th edition: 1/06 (Thu) to 11/05 (Thu)  | Venue: ENSP/NOVA | Language: to be defined 
 
Sobre os Cursos de Formação Transversal
About Transferable Skills Training
  • Voluntary
  • Free of charge
  • Registration is required (with accordance of the supervisor(s))
  • In English (courses will be also organized in Portuguese when necessary)
  • Students are evaluated
  • ECTS are accounted for, in the PhD programme or in the Supplement to the Diploma
  • Classes integrate students with diverse scientific background
  • Classes take place in the various campi of NOVA
    Curso de Gestão de Projetos [Project Management]
    Project Management Course

    Based on a case study, participants will develop a project plan, a useful planning tool for students at any time of their PhD studies or for project managers of any kind of business project.

    Who can apply? PhD students at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and PhD holders working at NOVA (Professors, researchers,...) 

    8th edition: 22/06 and 24/06 (Thu and Sat) | 9 am – 6 pm | Venue: Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública | This edition will be held in English (FULL) - New editions will be published soon.

    Curso de Redes Sociais para Cientistas [Social Media for Scientists]
    Social Media for Scientists Course

    Members of the public are increasingly using online environments and specially social media platforms to find information about science. It is vital that  scientists and scientific institutions start using those platforms to disseminate and promote their research activities.

    Who can apply? PhD students at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and PhD holders working at NOVA (Professors, researchers,...) 

    10th edition: 19/04 to 21/04 (Wed to Fri) | 9 am – 6 pm | Venue: FCSH/NOVA - Edifício ID (Research Building)

    Scientific Text Processing with LaTeX
    Scientific Text Processing with LaTeX course

    Are you a scientist or a typographer? If you are a typographer, then this course is not for you. But if you are a scientist, then come and learn how to use LaTeX, a document preparation system that allows you to concentrate in the structure and contents of your text, and to get rid of the burdens and concerns of typography. And, by the way. LaTeX is simply the best when it comes to producing beautiful and typographically correct documents!

    Who can apply? PhD students at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and PhD holders working at NOVA (Professors, Researchers,...)

    7th edition: 14/06, 21/06 and 28/06 (Wed) | 9am - 6pm | Venue: to be defined

    Curso de Propriedade Intelectual [Intellectual Property]
    Intellectual Property course

    Overview of the main principles and legal rules of Intellectual Property; Focus on connections between IP and academic/scientific works/studies.

    Who can apply? PhD students at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and PhD holders working at NOVA (Professors, Researchers,...)

    11th edition: 29/05 and 5/06 (Mondays) | Venue: Faculty of Law | Language: to be defined

    Curso de Criação de Valor [Value Creation]
    Value Creation Course

    How to Create Value for Services, Technologies, Products and People 

    Having the know-how to create value for services, technologies, products and people in the global and local marketplace, has proven to be essential in the management of successful businesses, start-ups and personal careers.

    Who can apply? PhD students at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and PhD holders working at NOVA (Professors, researchers,...) 

    6th edition: 8/05 and 15/05 (Mon) | 9 am – 6 pm | Venue: Nova SBE | This edition will be held in English

    Curso de «Research Data Management»
    Research Data Management Course

    Are you involved in a project funded by Horizon 2020 or by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology?Do you want to share your scientific data and don’t know how?

    Then this course is for you!

    This course aims to help researchers and PhD students to better manage their research data in compliance with financing agencies guidelines, and to make data discoverable and citable.

    Who can apply? PhD students at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and PhD holders working at NOVA (Professors, researchers,...) 

    New editions will be announced soon.

    Curso de Comunicação de Ciência [Science Communication]
    Science Communication Course

    Scientists are increasingly evaluated also by their ability to transmit their ideas and findings. This 3-day course aims to help students develop their communication skills in different settings.

    Who can apply? PhD students at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

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    17th edition: 9/05 to 11/05 (Tue to Thu ) | Venue: to be defined | This edition will be held in Portuguese
    18th edition: 6/06 to 8/06 (Tue to Thu ) | Venue: to be defined | This edition will be held in English

     

    Curso de Desenvolvimento de Competências Académicas [Research Skills Development - RSD]
    Research Skills Development Course (RSD)

    The Research Skills Development (RSD) course is designed to cover the key transferable skills needed by early stage PhD researchers. The course has been designed to be challenging, involving and memorable. RESIDENCIAL course.

    Who can apply? Early stage PhD students at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (preferential)

    24th edition: 2/05 to 5/05 (Tue to Fri)  | Venue: Convento de Arrábida | This edition will be held in Portuguese
    25th edition: 27/06 to 30/06 (Tue to Fri)  | Venue: Convento de Arrábida | This edition will be held in English
    26th edition: 22/09 to 25/09 (Fri to Mon)  | Venue: Convento de Arrábida | This edition will be held in Portuguese

    Curso de Desenvolvimento de Competências de Supervisão
    Developing Supervisory Skills Course

    Although supervision is one of the most crucial elements of the academic work, most current supervisors receive no specific supervisory training during their careers. This course aims to fill that gap, focusing specifically on the student–supervisor relationship as a key element in success of a PhD journey.

    The course is voluntary and free of charge.

    Who can apply? PhD holders working at NOVA (Professors, researchers,...) 

    3rd edition: 5/06 and 6/06 (Mon and Tue)  | 9.30 am – 6 pm | Venue:to be defined

    Finishing my PhD: The next 90 days
    «Finishing my PhD: The next 90 days» Course

    This course focuses on the development of skills to understand, redefine and/or change the path of a professional career using a stabilised framework of career planning and also to explore how to establish professional relationships potentially interesting.

    Who can apply? 

    • PhD students at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa that will deliver their thesis in the next 6 months:
    • PhD holders working at NOVA (Professors, Researchers, Posdocs) who have finished their PhD in the last two years
    • NOVA Alumni that have finished their PhD in the last two years

    2nd edition: 11/05 a 12/05 (2ªf a 3ªf) | 9:30 am - 6 pm | Venue: Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia 

     

    Curso de Literacia da Informação [Information Literacy]
    Information Literacy Course

    Discover, access and use information effectively for your research and academic sucess!

    The main objective of the Information Literacy Course is to provide students with a set of critical information skills that have been recognized as crucial for academic achievement and life-long learning development requirements.

    Who can apply? PhD students at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and PhD holders working at NOVA (Professors, researchers,...) 

    14th edition: 5/04 to 7/04 (Wed to Fri) | Venue: to be defined

    Curso de Design Thinking
    Design Thinking Course

    Design thinking is about believing we can make a difference, and having an intentional process in order to get to new, relevant solutions that create positive impact. Design Thinking gives you faith in your creative abilities and a process for transforming difficult challenges into opportunities for design.

    Who can apply? PhD students at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and PhD holders working at NOVA (Professors, researchers,...) 

    12th edition: 30/03 to 31/03 (Thu to Fri) | 9 am – 6 pm | Venue: NOVA’s Rectorate | This edition will be held in Portuguese
    13th edition: 19/06 to 20/06 (Mon to Tue) | 9 am – 6 pm | Venue: to be defined | This edition will be held in English

    Quantitative methods for health analysis using Stata - Parceria NOVAsaude (NOVO!)
    Quantitative methods for health analysis using Stata - NOVAhealth Partnership

    he objectives of the course include the knowledge of statistical models and estimation techniques and their adequate application to real situations, together with the development of programming and analitical skills with the Stata software.

    Who can apply? PhD students at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and PhD holders working at NOVA (Professors, Researchers and Postdocs)

     

    Curso Estudos longitudinais: desenho e execução - Parceria NOVASaude
    Design and Implementation of Longitudinal Studies Course - NOVAhealth partnership

    With this Curricular Unit we intend to lay the foundation for participants to understand the power of longitudinal studies in the contribution to health, knowledge of pathologies and therapeutic interventions.

    Who can apply? PhD students at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and PhD holders working at NOVA (Professors, Researchers and Postdocs)

    New editions will be published soon.

     

    DATA PROCESSING AUTOMATION (PYTHON)
    Data Processing Automation Course (Phyton)

    Data processing is a complex but crucial task in any research project. Despite the availability of dedicated software, such as spreadsheet or statistical analysis applications, a basic knowledge of programming and the use of adequate libraries can open many additional possibilities for data analysis.

    Who can apply? PhD students at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and PhD holders working at NOVA (Professors, researchers,...) 

    New editions will be published soon.