Teaching

2017/18 Learning activities

A calendar is available here
Teaching material is available in the Moodle platform "PhD Program LERH 2016-17"

A. Compulsory activities

B. Other optional learning activities

B.1. Soft skills: research organization and communication

B.2. Research quantitative methods


A. Compulsory activities

  • Choose, design, write and present PhD research projects and results
    3 ECTS
    Teachers: Davide Pettenella, Edi Defrancesco and Laura Secco
    Where: Centre for Studies on Alpine Environment, San Vito di Cadore (Belluno)
    When: 4-5-6 October 2017 (h. 9-17)
  • Basic Statistics
    3 ECTS
    Teachers: Marco Borga and Giulia Zuecco
    Where: TESAF
    When: 4-5-6-7 (h. 9-13; h 14-16) December 2017 (Aula Magna Pentagono building); 
  • Applied Statistics with applications in R
    2 ECTS
    Teachers: Alessio Cecchinato and Hugo Toledo Alvarado
    Where: Teaching room “Studio Bonsembiante” (DAFNAE)
    When: 6-7-8 February 2018 (h. 9-12)
  • Advanced Statistics with R: Experimental design in lab and field
    2 ECTS
    Teachers: Roberto Mantovani + other teachers from Crop Science (tbd)
    Where: Teaching room “Studio Bonsembiante” (DAFNAE)
    When: 19-20-21 February 2018 (h. 9-12)
  • Applied Statistics with R mixed models
    2 ECTS
    Teachers: Cristina Sartori, Hugo Toledo Alvarado + teacher from Crop Science (to be defined)
    Where: Teaching room “Studio Bonsembiante” (DAFNAE)
    When: 21-22-23 February 2018 (h. 9-12) + one afternoon 2 – 5 pm on 21th
  • Scientific Writing in English
    4 ECTS
    Teacher: Mark E. Olson
    Where: TESAF Council Rooms, 3rd Floor, 1st stecca - AGRIPOLIS
    When: 12-13-14-15-16 March (h. 9:30-16)
  • Salute e Sicurezza nel lavoro - Health and Safety at work
    no ECTS
    Corso on line già disponibile in italiano - On line course (in progress)
    When: at the student's choice

B. Other optional learning activities

B.1 Soft skills: research organization and communication

  • Introduction to Mendeley
    1 ECTS
    Teacher: Alessandro Leonardi
    Where: TESAF Linda Scattolin Room, 2nd Floor - TESAF
    When: 31 October (h. 14-17.30)
  • How to present a scientific paper
    1 ECTS
    Teacher: Davide Pettenella
    Where: TESAF Linda Scattolin Room, 2nd Floor - TESAF
    When: 29 November 2017 (h. 14-17.30)
  • Come diffondere la conoscenza scientifica
    1 (Introduction) + 2 ECTS (each following module)
    Teacher: Massimo Polidoro
    Where: AGRIPOLIS - Aula Magna
    When: Introduction (October), 1st Module (Speaking - November), 2nd Module (Writing), 3rd Module (Media)
  • How to prepare a scientific paper
    2 ECTS
    Teachers: Giulio Cozzi and Enrico Sturaro
    Where: Teaching room "studio Bonsembiante" - DAFNAE
    When: 7, 14 and 21 November (h. 9-11)
  • Data collection from Questionnaires to Participatory approaches
    2 ECTS
    Teachers: Elena Pisani, Laura Secco, Riccardo Da Re, Catie Burlando and Rudi Cassini
    Where: 
    When: 
  • Ecosystem services and products from ideas to business
    An online course on how to create innovative business ideas in the fields of forestry and ecosystem services and products
    6 ECTS
    Teacher professors from UNIPD, University of Manchester, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Transilvania University of Brasov and other organizations
    Where: on line (see the web site of the course that will run under the Moodle platform
    When: from October to December 2017
  • English language
    Teacher: Centro Linguistico di Ateneo
    Where: CLA
    When: at the student's choice
    For e-learning courses, click on the CLA web site
    for on line TAL B1 preparation tests, please go to the site
    A language advising service as well as the mediateca service for movies rental in English language is available here
  • Italian language for foreigners
    Italian courses: The Language Center (CLA) organises Italian language courses. The courses cover levels A1 to C2 of the Council of Europe’s Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and are for all foreign students at the University of Padova (see the site)
  • Corso di "Cultura in Ecologia" - Course on "Ecology information" (in Italian and in English)
    4 ECTS
    Where: Centre for studies on Alpine Environment, San vito di Cadore (Belluno)
    When: June 2018
    Website: http://intra.tesaf.unipd.it/Sanvito/Index.asp

B.2 Research quantitative methods

  • Categorical data analysis
    2 ECTS
    Teacher: Enrico Sturaro
    Where: Teaching room "studio Bonsembiante" - DAFNAE
    When: Spring semester 2018 - to be defined
  • Multivariate analysis
    2 ECTS
    Teacher: Stefano Bona 
    Where: Teaching room "studio Bonsembiante" - DAFNAE
    When: Spring semester 2018 - to be defined
  • Introduction to GIS
    2 ECTS
    Teacher: Roberto Rossi
    Where: TESAF
    When: 
  • Geomatics and Digital Terrain Modelling
    3 ECTS
    Teacher: Andrea Masiero
    Where: CIRGEO Lab - Cartography Lab. - Pentagono building, 2nd floor
    When: 22-23-25-26/01/2018 (h. 9:00-17:00)
  • Spatial Statistics
    2 ECTS
    Teachers: Marco Borga and Giulia Zuecco
    Where: TESAF
    When: 
  • Introduction to Network analysis
    2 ECTS
    Teacher: Riccardo Da Re
    Where: TESAF L. Scattolin room - 2nd floor
    When: 30-31/01/2018 (h. 9:30 -17:30)
  • Introduction to programming in Python 
    4 ECTS
    Teacher: Giulia Sofia and Cristian Taccioli
    Where: Computer Room TESAF, 2nd floor, 1st stecca
    When: 20-21-22-23 March 2018 (h. 9.00-18.00)

 

2016/17 Learning activities

A calendar is available here    

A. Compulsory activities

  • Choose, design, write and present PhD research projects and results
    3 ECTS
    Teachers: Davide Pettenella, Edi Defrancesco and Laura Secco
    Where: Room 2040, TESAF - AGRIPOLIS
    When: 4-5-6 October 2016 (h. 9-17)
  • Basic Statistics; introduction of R
    3 ECTS
    Teachers: Marco Borga and Zuecco
    Where: TESAF Council room 3rd floor and Computer room 2nd floor, 1st stecca - AGRIPOLIS
    When: 15-16-17-18-22 November (9.00-12.00; 14.00-18.00)
  • Applied Statistics
    2 ECTS
    Teachers: Mauro Penasa and Alessio Cecchinato
    Where: Pentagon building - Agripolis
    When: 13th (from 14.00 to 17.00), 14th (from 9.00 to 12.00 and from 14.00 to 17.00), 15th (from 9.00 to 12.00) and 20th (from 9.00 to 12.00) February
  • Scientific Writing in English
    4 ECTS
    Teacher: Mark E. Olson
    Where: TESAF Council Rooms, 3rd Floor, 1st stecca - AGRIPOLIS
    When: 6 - 9 March (9.30-16.00)
  • Ethics and Science - general introduction
    2 ECTS
    Teacher: Barbara de Mori
    Where: AGRIPOLIS
    When: Friday, June 22, 2017; 10.30 - 14.30 and Thursday, July 13, 2017; 10.30 - 14.30
  • Salute e Sicurezza nel lavoro - Health and Safety at work
    no ECTS
    Corso on line già disponibile in italiano - On line course (in progress)
    When: at the student's choice

B. Other optional learning activities

B.1 Research organization and communication

  • Introduction to Mendeley
    1 ECTS
    Teacher: Alessandro Leonardi
    Where: TESAF Council Rooms, 3rd Floor, 1st stecca - AGRIPOLIS
    When: 12 October 2016 (h. 14.30 - 17)
  • How to present a scientific paper
    1 ECTS
    Teacher: Davide Pettenella
    Where: TESAF Council Rooms, 3rd Floor, 1st stecca - AGRIPOLIS
    When: 14 November, 2016 (14.00 - 17.30)
  • How to disseminate scientific knowledge
    2 ECTS
    Teacher: M.Polidoro
    Where: Pentagon building, Room 10, AGRIPOLIS
    When: 30 november, 2016 (h. 14.30)
  • How to prepare a scientific paper
    2 ECTS
    Teachers: Bruno Cozzi, Enrico Sturaro and Massimo De Marchi
    Where: room: Aula Bonsembiante - First floor - Animal Science - AGRIPOLIS
    When: 26 October, 2 and 9 November 2017; 10.00 - 13.00
  • Instrumental Analyses
    2 ECTS
    Teacher: Fabio Vianello
    Where: room 1 Pentagono - AGRIPOLIS
    When: March 2017 - May 2017 (March 23/ from 14:30 to 16:30, March 30/ from 14:30 to 16:30, April 13/ from 14:30 to 16:30, April 20/ from 14:30 to 16:30, April 27/ from 14:30 to 16:30, May 4/ from 14:30 to 16:30)
  • Scientific writing
    1 ECTS
    Teacher: Bruno Cozzi
    Where: MAPS - AGRIPOLIS
    When: July 2017

B.2 Research quantitative methods

  • Advanced Statistics with SAS
    2 ECTS
    Teachers: Roberto Mantovani and Cristina Sartori
    Where: Pentagon building - Agripolis
    When: 22nd (from 14.00 to 17.00), 23rd (from 9.00 to 12.00 and from 14.00 to 17.00), 27th (from 9.00 to 12.00 and from 14.00 to 17.00) and 28th (from 9.00 to 12.00) February
  • An introduction to Bayesian methods for scientists
    2 ECTS
    Teacher: Daniel Gianola (University of Wisconsin)
    Where: room 14 Pentagono building
    When: 26-30 June (from 10.00 to 12.30 and from 14.00 to 15.30)

Specialized courses (PhD students are requested to attend and pass al least 2 courses)

  • Module 1 - Categorical data analysis
    2 ECTS
    Teacher: Enrico Sturaro
    Where: room 20 (”aula informatica”) Pentagono Building - Agripolis
    When: 21st April 2017 (09:00 - 17:00)
  • Module 2 - Multivariate analysis
    2 ECTS
    Teacher: 
    Where: Animal Science - AGRIPOLIS
    When: to be defined
  • Module 3 - Epidemiology, longitudinal data
    2 ECTS
    Teachers: Michele Drigo, Lorenzo Marini
    Where: MAPS - AGRIPOLIS
    When: to be defined
  • Module 4 - Non-linear models
    2 ECTS
    Teachers: Lorenzo Marini and Antonio Berti
    Where: Crop Science - AGRIPOLIS
    When: to be defined
  • Module 5 - Introduction to GIS
    2 ECTS
    Teacher: Roberto Rossi
    Where: Cartography Lab, 2nd floor, PENTAGONO BUILDING - AGRIPOLIS
    When: 2, 3, 15 and 17 May 2017; 14.00-18.00
  • Module 6 - Spatial Statistics
    2 ECTS
    Teacher: Marco Borga and Giulia Zuecco
    Where: TESAF - AGRIPOLIS
    When: 5 April 2017: 9:00-13:00 (Aula Informatica TESAF at 2nd floor, 1st Stecca), and 14:00-18:00 (Room 2040 TESAF at 2nd floor, 1st Stecca); 6 April 2017: 9:00-13:00 (Cartography Lab CIRGEO at 2nd floor, Pentagono), and 14:00-18:00 (Cartography Lab CIRGEO at 2nd floor, Pentagono) 
  • Module 7 - Introduction to Network analysis
    2 ECTS
    Teacher: Riccardo Da Re
    Where: Room 2040, TESAF - AGRIPOLIS
    When: 16-17 February 2017 (9.30 - 17.30)
  • Module 8 - Introduction to programming in Python
    4 ECTS
    Teachers: Giulia Sofia and Cristian Taccioli
    Where: TESAF Computer room 2nd floor, 1st stecca - AGRIPOLIS
    When: 14 - 17 March 2017 (9.00 - 18.00)
  • Module 9 - Application of Bayesian statistical methods for quantitative geneticists
    2 ECTS
    Teacher: Daniel Gianola (university of Wisconsin) and Gustavo de los Campos (Michigan State University)
    Where: room 14 Pentagono building
    When: 3 - 7 June
  • Module 10 - Introduction to Linux
    2 ECTS
    Teacher: Piero Fariselli
    Where: room 25 Informatica - Pentagono
    When: September 18 (from 10:00 to 13:00), september 19 (from 11:00 to 14:00), September 20 (from 10:00 to 13:00)
  • Module 11 - Introduction to machine-learning for data analysis
    2 ECTS
    Teacher: Piero Fariselli
    Where: room: t.b.d. AGRIPOLIS
    When: 20, 21 and 22 June 2017; 10.00 - 13.00
  • Module 12 - Data collection: from Questionnaires to Participatory approaches
    2 ECTS
    Teachers: Elena Pisani, Laura Secco, Riccardo Da Re, Catie Burlando and Rudi Cassini
    Where: TESAF 1st stecca, Room 2040 - AGRIPOLIS
    When: 27th, 28th and 29th March 2017 (h. 09:00 - 13.00; 14:00 - 16:00)

B.3 Other courses

Teaching material is available in the Moodle platform "PhD Program LERH 2016-17"