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442605 SE Challenges in research - presentation of problems and solutions (2016W)

Continuous assessment of course work


max. 15 participants
Language: English



First session/organisational meeting: THURSDAY 03.11.2016 11.30-13.30 Place: Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien;

TUESDAY weekly from 08.11.2016 until 31.01.2017 11.30-13.30 Place: Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien


Aims, contents and method of the course

This course aims to give an overview of research done by students at the Faculty of Physics as well as offer a place to connect with students from other groups and refine your presentation skills. After an introduction on presentation skills in the first unit, students will give weekly talks on challenges they are facing in their field and how to overcome them. Individual feedback will be given for each presentation.

This course is open to students from all areas of physics (theoretical, computational or experimental) and to both PhD and MSc students. PhD students are expected to present their own project while MSc students’ talks should provide an introduction (scientific background) to the following PhD students’ talk. All presentations will be done in English.

Assessment and permitted materials

Format & content of your presentation, accessibility for students from different fields

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Requirement for a positive grade: attendance (mandatory) and giving a presentation

Examination topics

Topics covered by the students’ presentations

Reading list

will be announced throughout the course

Association in the course directory


Last modified: Fr 31.08.2018 08:59