Dr. Shirley Thompson -Natural Resources Institute
204‑474‑7170  |  s_thompson@umanitoba.ca

PhD Core Course - Course Outline (*.PDF)

Course Description:

This core course provides a common background for students in the first year of the PhD program to launch their research and careers at the Natural Resource Institute. The aim of the course is to bring PhD students up to speed with respect to the philosophy of interdisciplinary approaches to natural resources and environmental management, and to explore how the students' projects might fit with trends and directions in this field. The purpose of the introductory seminars and course discussions is to help students to advance their PhD proposals to get their research underway. The course provides practice in developing funding proposals and PhD proposals to assist you in reaching your goal of funded successful research.