The main fields of the FINDOS doctoral programme are:
The research groups of FINDOS have research laboratories on Meilahti and Viikki campuses. FINDOS has doctoral candidates from Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences.
Doctoral candidates have the opportunity to participate in an excellent research training program including basic and advanced courses offered locally, nationally and internationally. The course offerings include an extensive variety of practical training courses, seminar series and scientific symposia. Doctoral candidates also participate in courses in areas including transferable skills.
FINDOS programme strongly encourages doctoral candidates to participate in various student activities to create an engaging and vibrant co-curricular experience. FINDOS student activities aim to develop leadership and transferable skills among the student community. Student activities include for example:
FINDOS Science Club is a student-led initiative that aims to develop the student’s transferable skills through meeting regularly in an informal way, networking, and working together on various activities. Engagement in such activities will have a valuable impact on both academic and social levels.
PhD candidates have many opportunities to participate in planning activities and influence on decision-making in doctoral education. Further information is available in the Instructions for students on the article Doctoral students as student representatives
FINDOS is a truly networked national doctoral programme. The collaboration benefits all parties. FINDOS Helsinki operates in the University of Helsinki, Institute of Dentistry, and it is part of the national network that consists of the units that give dental education in the Universities of Eastern Finland, Oulu and Turku. FINDOS doctoral programme also collaborates with the Institute of Biotechnology in the University of Helsinki. The Finnish Dental Society Apollonia and Planmeca Ltd. are also important partners for FINDOS.
The leadership and the responsibilies of the operation rotates between the four dental education units. In 2010-2013 the coordination was at the University of Turku, in 2014-2017 the coordination was at the University of Helsinki, and 2018-2021 the coordinator is in the University of Turku.
1-3 ECTS overall (1 ECTS requires confirmed participation in 8 seminars)
Monthly on selected Wednesdays at 15:00
Participation confirmation: By signing your name to the list at the seminar room B236A or via confirmation of online viewing: https://connect.funet.fi/findos-helsinki/
Additional information: If you are viewing the seminar from your own computer, please sign in to the online seminar room with your full name and university (e.g. Jon Doe Helsinki).
Host should open the link 15 mins before the start and test the video and audio
Remember to enable the microphone (so the audience can ask questions)
Send a pdf of the slides beforehand to findos-national(at)helsinki.fi