Course code MINA413

MINA413 Popular science article

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Course responsible: Jan Elbertus Vermaat
ECTS credits: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
Continuous teaching and assessment.
First time: Study year 2019-2020
Preferential right:



Course contents:
Writing and publishing (or presenting) a popular science article
Learning outcome:

After completion the PhD-candidate has acquired competence to communicate own research work in a popular science format. This includes:

  • Tell a story that grasps the attention of the general public
  • To summarize the work in a narrative that links to everyday life and major issues of societal relevance
Learning activities:
To prepare and publish/presenting a popular science communication item.
Teaching support:
Supervisor(s) and communication advisor
Individual syllabus
MSc or other equivalent education
Recommended prerequisites:
Written or presented popular science item.
Nominal workload:

50 hours

  • Individual work 45 hours
  • Supervision 5 hours
Entrance requirements:
The external sensor evaluates and accepts the course and the evaluation criteria.
Examination details: Term paper: Passed / Not Passed