Educational Offer

1st Year
Subject CFU Brief Description
Laboratory work, study, individual training activity in Italy or at international universities 40 Research activity related to the candidate's research project
Computer science and statistics 3 The course provides basic knowledge on the fundamental aspects of the statistical analysis softwares applied to the research activities, and to the e-learning method.
Methodology of research and intellectual property 6 The aim of the course is to provide knowledge on the procedures and the tools of research, as well as the reproducibility of the scientific findings, and the current policies on intellectual property rights.
Scientific English 1 6 Course of English language aimed at enabling the candidate's communicative abilities within the scientific fields related to the doctorate. Critical reading and discussion of scientific articles in the English language.
New media and communication for research 1 New media communications strategies and practices for scientific research
Consultation of database queries 1 Consultation and construction of databases
Cycle of seminars 1 3 Research seminars held by Italian or International teachers
2nd Year
Subject CFU Brief Description
Laboratory work, study, individual training activity in Italy or at international universities 40 Research activity related to the candidate's project
Measurement laboratory and advanced statistics 3 Metrology for research and estimation of the uncertainty of the results, exercised on the construction of measurement chains and data acquisition systems. Programmation of statistic analysis softwares.
Scientific English 2 3 Course of English language aimed at enabling the candidate's communicative abilities within the scientific fields related to the doctorate. The candidates will be required to write reports and presentations on their research activity in the English Language.
Ethics and professional deontology of academic research 6 The aim of this course is to provide knowledge on the main ethical and deontological rules of research in terms of integrity, responsibility and competence, bioethics; furthermore, the course will provide international rules on human and animal subjects research.
Technology transfer 2 Theoretical lessons and exercises on technology transfer. Basic knowledge agreements on industrial exploitation, and establishment of business spin-offs and start-ups.
Research design 3 Theoretical lessons and exercises on the management of tender announcements, grant applications, creation of a partnership, dissemination and transferability of result.
Cycle of seminars 2 3 Research seminars held by Italian or International teachers
3rd Year
Subject CFU Brief Description
Workshops, study, research activity in Italy or at international universities; final dissertation. 60 Research activity related to the candidate's project