Courses and events

The courses offered to doctoral candidates at the Doctoral School in Humanities and Social Sciences cover researcher skills as well as other professional skills and career planning.  The school organises also information and social events. The objective is to train highly qualified experts with the skills required for both professional career in research and other positions of expertise.

Please note that in addition to courses organised by the Doctoral School in Humanities and Social Sciences and the doctoral programmes, listed are courses also by other organisers. Thus, when registering for a course, kindly follow the instructions provided by the course organiser.

UH Library courses
Helsinki University Library organizes courses e.g. on information management, information seking and reference management. List of available courses and registration via Weboodi (see the link under):
UH library couses

Language Centre courses
The Language Centre provides the communication and language studies included in the degrees completed by the graduates of the University of Helsinki. For doctoral candidates there are courses e.g. on academic and professional communication, writing for career purposes and presenting at conferences. List of available courses and registration via Weboodi (see the link under):
Language Centre courses

Other courses:

Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve weeks
Course code: HYMY-906
Time: 5.9.18 - 12.12.18
Venue: TBA
Teacher: Päivi Salmesvuori
Registration: Via Weboodi

Kirjoittamisen kurssi väitöskirjantekijöille
Course code: 99187 (kurssi sopii yleisten valmiusatitojen kohtaan HYMY-906)
Credits: 2
Time: 10.09.18 -26.11.18
Venue: Kielikeskus, room 204
Teacher: Kimmo Svinhufvud
Registration: Via Weboodi

Käsiteanalyysi ja termityö
Course code: SUKU-S330 (kurssi sopii yleisten valmiustaitojen kohtaa HYMY-907)
Credits: 5
Time: 03.09.2018 - 16.12.2018
Venue: Online course
Teacher: Kaarina Pitkänen-Heikkilä
Registration: Via Weboodi

Science in Society
Course code: HYMY-910
Credits: 5
Time 5.9. - 17.10.2018, Mondays ja Wednesdays at 14-16
Venue: Metsätalo hall 18 on Mondays, Metsätalo hall 28 on Wednesdays
Teacher: Jaakko Taipale
Registration: Via Weboodi

Oppiminen yliopistossa
Course code: PED511
Credits: 5
Time: 05.09.2018 - 24.10.2018

Oppimisen arviointi ja palautteen antaminen
Course code: PED5122
Credits: 5
Time: 04.09.2018 - 23.10.2018

Academic Writing (four courses with similar content)
Course code: HYMY-906
Credits: 2
First course: 14.9., 21.9. and 5.10.2018
Second course: 10.9.-15.10.2018
Third course: 26.10.-9.11.2018
Fourth course: 7.11.-28.11.2018

Research Ethics
Course code: 920201
Credits: 1-2
Online course: 1 credit
Online course + workshops 10.10.2018 and 25.10.2018: 2 credits
Time: 1.10-  31.10
Teacher: Simo Kyllönen
Registration: Via Weboodi

Conference Presentation
Course code: HYMY-901
Credits: 2
Time: 22.10.-26.11.2018

Yhteiskunnallisen vaikuttavuuden koulutus
Course code: HYMY-911
Time: 6.11.2018 at 2-4 PM
Teacher: Krister Talvinen
Registration: https://elomake.helsinki.fi/lomakkeet/92721/lomake.html

Grant Writing I
Course code: HYMY-904
Credits: 1
Time: 7.11.-21.11.2018

Luova tieteellinen kirjoittaminen
Course code: HYMY-902
Credits: 3
Time: 3.9.-10.10.2018

Luova tieteellinen kirjoittaminen: jatkokurssi
Course code: HYMY-907
Credits: 2
Time: 24.10.-5.12.2018

Tutkijan verkkokirjoittaminen
Course code: HYMY-907
Credits: 3
Time: 17.9.-1.10.2018

Tieteen julkisuus ja tiedeviestintä
Course code: PVM-V308 (kurssi sopii yleisten valmiustaitojen kohtaa HYMY-907)
Credits: 5
Time: 5.9.-17.10 Tuesdays at 16.15-18.45.
Venue: Metsätalo, room 2.
Teacher: Esa Väliverronen
Registration: Via Weboodi

Tiedejournalismi
Course code: TIVI-Y912 (kurssi sopii yleisten valmiustaitojen kohtaa HYMY-907)
Credits: 5
Time: 18.9. and 27.11. at 10-17. 
Venue: Sanomatalo, Töölönlähdenkatu 2. 
Teacher: Timo Paukku, Helsingin Sanomat
Registration: Via Weboodi
Huom! Kurssi tarkoitettu ensisijaisesti tiedeviestinnän opintokokonaisuuteen valituille

Asiantuntijana digitaalisessa mediassa
Course code: TIVI-Y911
Credits: 5
Time: 2. period
Venue: TBA, partly online course
Teachers: Salla Laaksonen and Petro Poutanen
Registration: send an email to esa.valiverronen@helsinki.fi by 18.10.

Information Management for Doctoral Candidates: Humanities and Social Sciences
Course code: 984011
Credits: 1
Time: 16.10.-17.12.18
Venue: Kaisa House
Teachers: Leena Koivula & Mikko Ojanen
Registration: Via Weboodi

Introduction to Open Data Science
Course code: HYMY-909
Credits: 5
Time: Every Tuesday 30.10. - 11.12.2018 at 16-18
Venue: Unioninkatu 35 - AUD 116
Teacher: Kimmo Vehkalahti
Registration: Via Weboodi

Impact Training for PhD candidates
Course code: Health-126 (credits can also go under HYMY-911)
Credits: 1
Time: 1-6 PM Mon October 1, 2018
Venue: Porthania P673
Organizer: Krister Talvinen/ UH Business Team
Registration: via Weboodi
Webpages: http://blogs.helsinki.fi/andaction

Innovate, Protect, Spin it off & Start it up
Course code: Health-126 (credits can also go under HYMY-911)
Credits: 2
Time: 2.10-3.10.2018
Venue: City Center Campus
- Tue 2.10. University of Helsinki Main Building, Auditorium XII 
- Wed 3.10. University of Helsinki Main Building, Auditorium XII
Teacher: Outi Monni
Registration: via Weboodi

More information (registration, teachers etc.) and courses coming later.

HCAS Winter School: Writing and Publishing
Course code: HYMY-906
Credits: 3
Time: 23.1 - 25.1.2019
Venue: Tutkijakollegium (Fabianinkatu 24, 2nd & 3rd floor)
Teacher: Miia Halme-Tuomisaari, Alexandre Nikolaev and Ritva Palmén
Registration: via Weboodi

Tiedeviestintä ja asiantuntijuus
Course code: PVM-604 (kurssi sopii yleisten valmiustaitojen kohtaan HYMY-907)
Credits: 5
Time: 3rd period
Teacher: Sampa Saikkonen and guest speakers
Registration: Via Weboodi

Tutkimuksen popularisointi
Course code:TIVI-Y913 (kurssi sopii yleisten valmiustaitojen kohtaan HYMY-907)
Credits: 5
Time: 3rd and 4th periods
Teachers: Mikko Myllykoski, Heureka
Registration: Via Weboodi

Scientific writing in English
Course code: HYMY-906
Credits: 5
Time: From 16th of January to 8th of May, on Wednesdays at 10 am.
Teacher: Ben Cowley
Registration: Via Weboodi

Kirjoittamisen kurssi väitöskirjantekijöille
Course code: 99187 (kurssi sopii yleisten valmiusatitojen kohtaan HYMY-906)
Credits: 2
Time: 14.01.2019 -01.04.2019
Venue: Kielikeskus, room 203
Teacher: Kimmo Svinhufvud
Registration: Via Weboodi

Käsiteanalyysi ja termityö
Course code: SUKU-S330 (kurssi sopii yleisten valmiustaitojen kohtaa HYMY-907)
Credits: 5
Time: useita tenttiaikoja, ks. weboodi
Venue: Online course
Teacher: Kaarina Pitkänen-Heikkilä
Registration: Via Weboodi

Mielekäs akateeminen työ
Course code: HYMY-915
Credits: 3
Time: 23.1, 13.2, 6.3, 27.3, 17.4.
Teachers: Elina Henttonen & Jonna Louvrier
Registration: Via Weboodi