Current topics in societal safety, security, and crisis management (Spring 2022)2022VT
Doctoral students interested in research in societal safety and security.
This course is open for students enrolled in the Forum Securitatis graduate school.
The goal of this course is to provide an overview of current research challenges connected to the general topic of societal safety and security, as well as to develop general academic skills.
This course will conducted as a series of seminars, study visits and other
academic events (dissertation defences, conferences, and similar). There are
about four such educational activities or events per course. Each activity is
between 2 hours and a full day in length.
The students are expected to attend the seminars and events, and prepare by reviewing material distributed beforehand, if applicable. A short written reflection is required after each seminar or event.
The educational activities in this course focus on
1) general academic topics such as research ethics, academic writing, presentation techniques, or invited talks from support functions at LiU (e.g., the library, communication department), and
2) specific topics within the scope of societal safety and security, such as invited talks from researchers and stakeholders, presentations of current research project, reviews of current important publications, and current events related to societal safety and security.
The specific topics for the seminars are sent out with the course information after registering for the course.
The course schedule will be published at the start of the term.
To pass this course, the students must:
1) Attend the seminars/activities,
2) Prepare for each seminar by reviewing associated reading materials,
3) Produce a written reflection after each activity.
1.5 ECTS credits.
This course is offered each semester with new topics. Students can sign up for each course and receive credits, up to a maximum of 6 credits total.
Page responsible: Director of Graduate Studies