Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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YMPS1039 Research seminar in Environmental Sciences 4 op
Organised by
Environmental Science
Person in charge
Professor Pekka Niemelä, pekka.niemela@utu.fi

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to guide in scientific writing and to practice oral presentations within a multidisciplinary group of students.


During the first study year advice for scientific writing and the use of library resources and databases is given. To learn scientific discussion the students listen and comment on seminar presentations given by second year students. If possible, presentations should be based on the Masters thesis works of the students. Each presentation has an opponent.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
  • In English

Active participation in seminars, one seminar presentation



Recommended year of study

1. year spring
2. year spring

The second year students give presentations for the first year students. During the first year also advice for the Master's thesis and the use of library and it's online databases is given.

Further information

Department of Biology, Section of Ecology

Belongs to following study modules

Maantieteen ja geologian laitos
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Biologian laitos