Course Syllabus for

Popularization of Research Results
Popularisering av forskningsresultat

VBE005F, 10 credits

Valid from: Autumn 2013
Decided by: FN3/Per Tunestål
Date of establishment: 2015-06-02

General Information

Division: Construction Management
Course type: Third-cycle course
Teaching languages: English, Swedish


The purpose of the course is to give Phd student practise and skills in popularization of their research results, nationally and internationally.


Knowledge and Understanding

For a passing grade the doctoral student must Understand the difference between presenting scientifically and in a popular science context.

Competences and Skills

For a passing grade the doctoral student must Have presented orally and in Writing in a external popular science context.

Judgement and Approach

For a passing grade the doctoral student must Be able to evaluate the importance of popularizing research results in a variety of contexts.

Course Contents

The course content is that the Phd student shall present their research results orally and in Writing a number of times in a popular science context.

Course Literature

Litterature is determined for each Phd student indiviually.

Instruction Details

Type of instruction: Exercises

Examination Details

Examination format: Written assignments. The Phd student shall have carried out at least 2 oral and 3 written publications for a non-scientific audience.
Grading scale: Failed, pass

Admission Details

Admission requirements: Admitted to Phd studies within the research environment Construction Management.
Assumed prior knowledge: none
Selection criteria: none

Further Information

The course runs over the whole Phd period

Course Occasion Information

Contact and Other Information

Course coordinators:

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