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The Power of Words and Scientific Perspectives: A Distance Course in Theory of Science and Study Design in Relation to Global Justice

The course offers postgraduate students training in critical science and in making ethical research assessments.

Upon completion of the course, students are expected to be able to, amongst other things outlaid in the syllabus attached:

Knowledge and understanding
PART I:
- describe the connections between scientific theoretical positions and research issues, study design and research methods.
- give examples of how gender and other power systems can impact the production of knowledge.

PART II:
- reflect on ethics, theory of science and gender perspectives in relation to research on global health.
Skills and abilities

PART I:
- critically analyse their own research and that of others, based on theory of science and ethical perspectives.
- identify situations characterized by power asymmetries/inequities in academia, research and the global and local issues relevant to health.

PART II:
- identify the need for further research and link to relevant theories of science and ethical standpoints within their own field of research.

Date: 15 October 2018 - 10 January 2019
Location: Online
Type: PhD-course
Organiser: Linnaeus University