Kursplan för


MAM030F, 5 högskolepoäng

Gäller från och med: Autumn 2022
Beslutad av: Mats Ohlin
Datum för fastställande: 2019-02-07

Allmänna uppgifter

Avdelning: Ergonomics and Aerosol Technology
Kurstyp: Ren forskarutbildningskurs
Undervisningsspråk: English


The aim of the course is to mediate knowledge of safe manufacturing and handling of engineered nanoparticles and of nanomaterials i.e. materials containing nanoparticles, in the perspective of human health and of environment. Aspects such as safety important particle characteristics, exposure- and emission assessment, nano toxicology, precautionary principle, safe-by-design, human-technology interaction, risk assessment, risk management, risk communication, life cycle analysis, legislation, and ethical aspects will be covered.


Kunskap och förståelse

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Färdighet och förmåga

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Värderingsförmåga och förhållningssätt

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Particle properties (size, shape, aspect-ratio, solubility, chemical composition), lung deposition and clearance, emissions, exposure, toxicity, risk management, human-technology interaction, biomarkers, engineering controls and personal protection, risk- and safety communication, food chain transport, life cycle analyses, ethical aspects, and legislation.


Course literature will be provided by the lecturers.

Kursens undervisningsformer

Undervisningsformer: Föreläsningar, laborationer, projekt, litteraturkurs som självstudier

Kursens examination

Examinationsformer: Skriftlig rapport, inlämningsuppgifter, seminarieföredrag av deltagarna. Detailed description of the different examination formats: 1) Approved individual home assignment before course start (summarize two scientific papers), and discussion of these in groups at start of course week 1; 2) 80% minimum participation to the lectures (1.5 weeks); 3) Approved group task to be done between course week 1 and course week 2, presented in writing and orally during course week 2; 4) Participation in laboratory exercise; 5) Approved final home assignment after course week 2 (hazard identification connected to doctoral student’s own research).
Betygsskala: Underkänd, godkänd


Förkunskapskrav: The course is open for all PhD students within the fields of engineering, science, and medicine. The course is also open for representatives from industry and legislation, as well as master students with a documented interest in nanosafety, or doing there master's thesis in this field.

Övrig information

This course overlaps completely with Part 1 in the course Nanosafety – with Project (MAM035F, 7.5 hp). Part 2 of the course MAM035F is a project work and is thus not included in this course.


Kontaktinformation och övrigt

Hemsida: https://www.design.lth.se/utbildning/forskarutbildning/forskarutbildningskurser/

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