Environmental special course and workshop at HENVI , 4 credits
Why does society need environmental research
HENVI organises annually an environmental special course and a workshop, which are linked to the theme of the HENVI Science Day. We invite the speakers of the Science Day to act as visiting teachers of the workshop.
4 ECTS credits
|Organiser||Helsinki University Centre for Environment HENVI
|Teachers and coordinators|
|Registration is required||
|Aim||The aim of the workshop is to help students with different backgrounds (i.e., natural sciences, humanities or social sciences) to deepen their understanding of issues dealing with environmental reseach and its role in the society and decision making. We aim at concentrating on subjects represented by those invited speakers of the HENVI Science Day who act as workshop teachers.|
|Working group topics||The preliminary topics are
|Course structure and timetable||
1. Starting day Tuesday 15 March at 14.15-17
|Evalution||The report prepared in the groups is evaluated and a common grade is assigned to all group members (50 %). In addition the summary of the science day presentation is evaluated individually for each student (50 %).|
The course is open to all university students. We aim to form multidisciplinary working groups with students from natural sciences, social sciences and humanities. Accordingly we hope to get registrations from all faculties and disciplines.
|Course on the web||The course group work and preparing the reports for the workshop is done using the learning platform Moodle.|
The previous workshop themes.