The Environmental Science PhD program courses
The History of Environmental Science, 6 ECTS
Literature studies of selected books with discussion seminars, 10 occasions, the course is given repeatedly when necessary.
Course leader is Professor Jan Åke Jönsson from the Department of Chemistry, Lund University.
Ethical Conflicts in Science, 6 ECTS
Six meetings when we discuss different sides to environmental issues in the world today. The course is also open to students outside the Environmental Science Program.
Course leader is Dr. Maria Hansson from the Centre for Environmental and Climate Research (CEC)
Nature, Culture, Society: Environmental Science in relation to other disciplines, 6 ECTS
The aim of the course is to enable PhD students to reflect on the discipline of environmental science in relation to how research is done at the social sciences and the humanities. The course will provide PhD students with the opportunity to reflect on the contemporary conditions for environmental science and how a collaborative research project can be initiated.
Course leader is Dr. Johannes Stripple from the Department of Political Science, Lund University.
Communicating Science, 3 ECTS credits
Given together with the ClimBEco research school.
In this course students will learn about the common skills that all effective science communicators have: identifying and characterizing the target audience; distilling the relevant information to be communicated; effective ways to deliver and receive information; and the variety of techniques and media by which scientific information is communicated.
Course leader: Maren Wellenreuther from the Department of Biology, Lund University