Introduction course to doctoral studies at the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture. The course comprises of two parts: attending the intensive week (min 80% attendance, 1 ECTS) and submitting the course assignments (online through MyCourses, 1 ECTS). The course is compulsory for new doctoral candidates (at least 1 ECTS) - please register for the course regardless of which parts you plan to complete.
Register for the course in WebOodi, starting from 1 August 2019.
You will need to register for the course and login to MyCourses to be able to see all the assignments under the section Assignments and the content under the section For Aalto users.
Please contacts firstname.lastname@example.org, if you have trouble registering for the course.
Presentations are available under For Aalto users (requires login)
Mon 9 Sep 9-15(16), Q101, Väre, Otaniementie 14, Espoo
9.00 Coffee & sandwiches
9.15 Welcome! Turkka Keinonen, Head of the Doctoral Programme
From admission letter to dissertation, Tiina Kotti, Learning Services
Forms of dissertation, supervising and advising, Turkka & Tiina
Research organisation at Aalto, Turkka
11.00 Lunch break
12.15 Department presentations, Heads of research
13.00 Presenting your own research idea
15.00-16.00 Optional: Väre Tour
Tue 10 Sep 12-16, U262 (KPMG), Otakaari 1
12.15 Methodologies, Postdoctoral Researcher Tim Smith, Department of Art
13.45-15.00 How to fund, manage and publish research? Kirsi Rinne & Antti Ruotoistenmäki, Research Services
15.00-16.00 Overview of Aalto IT systems for doctoral candidates, Kirsi & Tiina (Note: bring your own laptop)
Wed 11 Sep 9-15, Q101, Väre
9.15 Optional: Help with your HOPS, Tiina (Note: bring your own laptop)
10.00-12.00 Academic writing and reading, Diane Pilkinton-Pihko, Language Centre
12.00 Lunch break
13.15-15.00 Artistic dissertation, Kirsi Rinne, Research Services & prof. Harri Laakso, Department of Art & Department of Media
Thu 12 Sep 13-17(+), Q101, Väre
13.15 Doing research course opening, Postdoctoral Researcher Cindy Kohtala, Department of Design
17.00 Optional: Informal get-together with current doctoral candidates at Fat Lizard, Turkka & Tiina
Fri 13 Sep 9-12, Q101, Väre
9.15 Services and career support for doctoral candidates, Minna Söderqvist, Development and coordination of doctoral education & Katju Helminen, Aalto ARTS HR services
10.15 Research Ethics at Aalto, Annukka Jyrämä, Research Services
10.30-12.00 Research Ethics Panel, prof. Masood Masoodian, Department of Media
Mon 16 Sep, H304, Undergraduate Centre, Otakaari 1
12.00 Defence of dissertation: Julia Valle Noronha, Design: The Intervened Wardrobe: Making wearer-worn engagements active through design, more information
Defences typically take appr. 2 hours, but can be longer. See audience etiquette.
Wed 18 Sep, R102, Väre
13.15-15.00 Library services of the Aalto University Learning Centre and how to use them, part I, Eila Rämö, Research Services
Fri 20 Sep, R102, Väre
13.15-15.00 Library services of the Aalto University Learning Centre and how to use them, part II, Eila Rämö, Research Services