SINGS

NEW CALL!

The Swedish Interdisciplinary Graduate School in Register-Based Research (SINGS)

New call 2021 – application period is 14 April–17 May (at 14.00). Application through Prisma.

Please see full announcement and information about the application process here. Programme begins end of November 2021

The Swedish Interdisciplinary Graduate School in Register-Based Research (SINGS) has a truly interdisciplinary profile and is of relevance to all quantitative research fields that use registers in research, such as epidemiology, public health, sociology, demography, psychology, statistics, health economics, and other medical and social sciences. SINGS intends to develop deeper knowledge, skills, and scientific and ethical approaches regarding how different sources of data can and should be utilised in research.

The structured programme includes a minimum of 12 higher education credits and runs for two years, beginning late fall semester 2021. Courses represent the major part and include seven core courses as well as elective courses on a variety of topics and at different levels to enable the tailoring of individualised study plans. Students are expected to take all core courses and a minimum of one elective course.

The target group is doctoral students involved in register-based research within their research training. Eligible applicants are doctoral students registered at a Swedish higher education institution or who will be registered latest November 1, 2021.

SINGS is funded by the Swedish Research Council and included in the Swedish Network for Register-Based Research (SWE-REG), a collaboration between eight nodes – seven research environment and the graduate school SINGS in register-based research.

Contact

Research school director:

Anita Berglund, Ph.D., Ass. Professor of Epidemiology Unit of Epidemiology

Institute of Environmental Medicine (IMM) Karolinska Institutet

Phone: +46 8 524 874 66, +46 70 798 65 34

E-mail address: anita.berglund@ki.se

Academic administrator:

Johanna Bergman

Institute of Environmental Medicine (IMM)

Karolinska Institutet

E-mail address: johanna.bergman@ki.se

Phone: +46 8 524 872 66

Websites

SINGS – Swedish INterdisciplinary Graduate School in register-based research

The subject area is “register-based research”, which covers all quantitative scientific disciplines that use registers in research, such as epidemiology, public health, sociology, demography, psychology, statistics, health economics, and other medical and social sciences.

The programme consists of core and elective courses, and focus on methodological, practical, ethical and legal aspects of utilising register data for research purposes, preparing for a scientific career in the area of register-based research. The graduate school is a complement to mandatory courses required at the university where the student is registered. The programme includes a minimum of 12 credits.

The target group is doctoral students involved in register-based research within their research training and eligible applicants are doctoral students and future doctoral students at a Swedish university. The school runs in 2-year cycles and students admitted biannually.

Link to additional information at local web page at IMM/KI https://ki.se/en/imm/sings

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