Universität Wien

300051 SE Proposal writing (2018S)

5.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 30 participants
Language: English



First preparatory meeting on March 13, 2018 at 9 am in Seminar room of Dept. Molecular Evolution and Development (UZA1, 2.080).
During this meeting we will agree on a block seminar for the oral presentations.


Aims, contents and method of the course

This course is primarily for students of the Master Evolutionary Systems Biology or Genetics and Developmental Biology, who have done their MES6/7 (lab rotation I or II (best both)) or the "Vertiefungsübung of MGE. Based on the results obtained in one of these 6 weeks project work, they learn to write a scientific proposal following the general guidelines of the FWF and put these in a broader context. At the end of the semester they will present and defend it in an oral presentation.

Assessment and permitted materials

The students have to submit a proposal of about 10 pages and present and defend it in an oral presentation.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The final grade is composed of two partial grades: oral presentation (25%) and written proposal (75%) .

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory


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