For doctoral students and supervisors at the LTV faculty

Last changed: 30 June 2020

Page for doctoral students, supervisors and course leaders for PhD courses at the LTV faculty. Links to rules, procedures and forms are collected on this page.

 The LTV Faculty's procedures for doctoral education (pdf, 2016-11-28)

More information for course organizers and about courses is found on the web page for the Research School at the Faculty.

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Doctoral student or supervisor

Portal pages on the staff web:  portal for doctoral student and supervisors with useful information.

Forms are available on the university form's page.

If you are a doctoral student, it may be good to know your rights and responsibilities. The PhD Student Council can help you find answers to some of your questions and it is a part of ASK, which is the Students' union.

If you are a supervisor it may be good to know the supervisor's responsibilities and requirements.

Basic courses at the LTV faculty

PLG0050 Introductory course for PhD students, 1.5 credits. 5 - 9 October. Contact: Anna Maria Palsdottir

Introductory day for PhD students. Every year, next time spring 2021. Contact: Åsa Lankinen 

PLG0045 Ethics and philosophy of science, 4.5 credits. 9 November - 18 December 2020. Online course. In autumn every year. Contact: Maria Ernfors no later than 31 October.

PLG0049 How to write and publish a scientific paper, 3.0 credits. 29 October - 5 March, six meetings. Contact: Kristina Karlsson Green no later than 1 September.

PLG0046 Popular science communication, 3.0 credits. 19 August - 2 October, 2020. Online course. Every second year. Contact: Kristina Karlsson Green no later than 1 August.

PLS0067 Statistical metods - an overview, 4.5 credits. 18 January - 5 February 2021. Deadeline for application 23 December 2020. Apply for course Contact: Jan-Eric Englund

PLG0044 Treatment of data in qualitative inquiry, 4.5 credits. Jan-June, meeting 4 occasions with 3 days each. Contact: Fredrika Mårtensson

POG0059 Teaching in higher education, 4.5 credits. Several times and locations per year, more information see courses & seminars.

POG0076 Information retrieval and methods for scientific communication, distance course, 3.0 credits. Twice per year; Oct-Nov and March-May, 20% pace. Contact: Camilla Söderquist with application to: bibund@slu.se

POG0077 Leading organisations, projects and processes, 3.0 credits. Sep-Nov, three meetings. Given in Uppsala, possible to follow as a distance course. Contact: Lotta Jäderlund, Apply for course

POG0079 Cross-disciplinary perspectives, 2.0 credits. Distance and in Uppsala, Oct-Nov, three meetings. Contact: Carin Martiin, Apply for course

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Subject courses at the LTV faculty

PLS0032 Advanced Plant Breeding and Genetic Resources, 10 credits, 2 November 2020 - 17 January, 2021. Contact: Li-Hua Zhu no later than 25 October.

PLS0062 Analytical and quantitative GC-MS, PCLS course, 3 credits. Contact: Göran Birgersson

PLS0030 Analytical methods in chemical ecology, 6 credits. Every second year, next time 2021. Contact: Göran Birgersson

PLS0073 Common Microscopy Methods in Biological Research, 3 credits. One week in November or December 2020, course date not yet decided. Contact: Salla Marttila

PLS0074 Evolutionary Integrated Pest Management, 1,5 credits. 26-27 November 2020. Contact: Kristina Karlsson Green no later than 1 November.

PLS0038 Insect chemical ecology, 7.5 credits. Every third year, June 2021. Contact: Paul Becher

PLS0068 Legal Frameworks for Research and Innovation with Plant Genetic Resources, 3 credits. 25 - 29 January 2021. Contact: Dennis Eriksson no later than 30 October.

PLS0069 Plant protection biology to meet the UN's sustaniable development goals, 7 credits. Every second year, next time 2022. Contact: Erik Alexandersson

PLS0070 Research Methods: Nature, Space, Belonging, 5 credits.  Winter or early spring 2020/2021. Contact: Max Ritts

Combined master/PhD courses

PLS0046 Applied plant biotechnology, 7.5 (15) credits Autumn every year, next time 2021. Contact: Li-Hua Zhu

PLG0048 Landscape theory in landscape architectural and landscape planning practice in a multiple-generational/cultural society, 10(15) credits, usually Nov-Jan. Contact: Anna Jakobsson

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Updated Nov 2020 LM

Individual courses at the LTV faculty

Introduction paper, 10 credits

Individual subject course, variable - max 15 credits

Seminar series, 3 credits (Seminar series in Horticum is currently given, course leader: Helle Turesson.)

Conferences, 3 credits

Updated April 2020 LM

Doctoral education subjects

Doctoral education subjects at the LTV Faculty for PhD students admitted after Jan 1, 2016 (decided by the LTV Faculty Board 2015-11-04, 2015-12-16 and 2017-08-30)

1. Agricultural Science with the possibility of one of the following specializations: Work Science, Building Technology, Business Administration, Product Quality, Plant Breeding, Crop Production, Plant Protection Biology.

2. Horticulture Science with the possibility of one of the following specializations: Work Science, Business Administration, Product Quality, Plant Breeding, Crop Production, Plant Protection Biology.

3. Landscape Architecture with the possibility of one of the following specializations: Landscape Analysis, Landscape Planning, Environmental Psychology, Vegetation and Management

4. Biology with the possibility of one of the following specializations: Chemical Ecology, Plant Biotechnology, Plant Breeding, Plant Protection Biology.

5. Technology with the possibility of one of the following specializations: Work Science, Building Technology, Crop Production

Read more about doctoral education subjects at SLU.


Contact

Chair person of the doctoral education committee (FUN-LTV): Åsa Lankinen (vice dean for doctoral education) Phone: 040-41 5367. 

Faculty directors of doctoral education:
Helene Larsson Jönsson, Department of Biosystems and Technology,  Phone: 040-415370. Responsible for doctoral education subjects in Science and Technology.

Åsa Klintborg Ahlklo, Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management. Phone: 040-415421. Responsible for doctoral education subjects in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Administrator at the faculty office: Lotta Malmborg, LTV faculty office, Box 55, 230 53 Alnarp, phone: 040-41 50 25 Secretary of the doctoral education committee (FUN-LTV).

Kristine Kilså, Coordinating Director of Studies, phone 040-41 50 31

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