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Dette er studietilbudet for studieår 2019-2020. Endringer kan komme.


This is the final training event of the international Innovative Training Network on the Role of Universities in Innovation and Regional Development, organised by European Consortium of Innovative Universities member institutions.

Learning outcome

Knowledge
The course will contribute to students' knowledge of
  • the scientific literature on the geography of innovation and how it applies to universities
  • innovation processes in firms and the role of universities therein
  • issues related to management of intellectual property rights in firm innovation and in university-industry collaboration
  • innovation and regional development in the Stavanger region and the university's role therein

Skills
The course will contribute to students' ability to
  • Present academic papers at scientific conferences
  • Discuss their research with peers
  • Identify job opportunities relevant for PhD students
  • Develop effective job market strategies for different job types
  • Provide advice to policy-makers

General competence
The course will contribute to the development of students' competence in
  • Professional and career development
  • Professional conduct
  • Communication and dissemination
  • Engagement and impact

Contents

The training event will cover topics related to the Role of Universities in Innovation and Regional Development, with a particular focus on Business Innovation and Management of Intellectual Property Rights. In addition, it will focus on the Geography of Innovation and on the Stavanger region as an empirical case. The training event will cover transferable skills topics of relevance to PhD students in this field, including professional and career development, professional conduct, communication and dissemination of research, and researcher engagement and impact.

Required prerequisite knowledge

None.

Recommended previous knowledge

Participants should have followed the training programme in the Innovative Training Network on the Role of Universities in Innovation and Regional Development.

Exam

Weight Duration Marks Aid
Conference paper presentation1/1 Pass - Fail

Coursework requirements

The course requires active classroom participation.

Course teacher(s)

Course coordinator
Rune Dahl Fitjar

Method of work

The course will be taught as a one-week intensive course at the University of Stavanger. It involves a combination of lectures, seminars and workshops including student presentations, site visits to local stakeholders, and participation and paper presentation at the Geography of Innovation conference 2020.

Open to

Open for participants in the Innovative Training Network on the Role of Universities in Innovation and Regional Development.

Course assessment

The course will be evaluated in accordance with the joint evaluation protocol developed within the Role of Universities in Innovation and Regional Development network.

Literature

The reading list will be announced before the start of the course.


Dette er studietilbudet for studieår 2019-2020. Endringer kan komme.

Sist oppdatert: 16.06.2019