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PHD IN HISTORICAL AND SOCIAL STUDIES ON SCIENCE, MEDICINE AND SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATION

Code:
 E025


 
 
Publication date:
 18/03/2015


 
 
Fee:
 300
 € por curso académico
 

LANGUAGE / S THAT IS OFFERED

Valencian
Spanish
English

CENTRES WHERE IT IS TAUGHT

Doctoral School

PROGRAMME JOINTLY SHARED WITH

UNIVERSITAT D'ALACANT - UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE (Spain)
UNIVERSIDAD MIGUEL HERNÁNDEZ (Spain)
UNIVERSITAT DE VALÈNCIA ESTUDI GENERAL (Spain)

CONTACT INFORMATION

PhD in Historical and social studies on science, medicine and scientific communication

Academic Commission:

University of Alicante coordinator: Antonio García Belmar

PhD program coordinator: María José Báguena Cervellera (Universitat de Valencia)

Proposing body:

Department Community nursing, preventive medicine and public health and history of science

dsp@ua.es

Doctoral School:

EDUA-Doctoral School of the University of Alicante

Germán Bernácer building, ground floor

Telephone number 965 90 3466 

Contact EDUA

BASIC AND GENERAL COMPETENCES

BASIC

CB11 - Systematic comprehension of a field of study and mastery of the skills and research methods related to said field. 

CB12 - Ability to conceive, design or create, put into practice and adopt a substantial research or creation process. 

CB13 - Ability to contribute to the expansion of knowledge barriers through original research. 

CB14 - Ability to carry out a critical and evaluative analysis and synthesize new and complex ideas. 

CB15 - Ability to communicate with the academic and scientific community as well as society in general regarding your fields of knowledge in the modes and languages used normally in your international scientific community. 

CB16 - Ability to foment scientific, technological, social, artistic or cultural advances within a knowledge-based society in academic and professional contexts. 

PERSONAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES 

CA01 - To cope with contexts in which there is little specific information. 

CA02 - To find the key questions that must be answered to solve a complex problem. 

CA03 - To design, create, develop and carry out innovating projects in your field of knowledge. 

CA04 - To be able to work as a team and as an individual in an international and multidisciplinary context. 

CA05 - To process knowledge, cope with complexity and formulate judgements with limited information. 

CA06 - To criticise and defend solutions intellectually.

OTHER COMPETENCES

CC2 - To solve tasks related to the management, inventory and conservation of scientific heritage. 

CC3 - To utilise the most important sources of information on history of science and scientific communication. 

Common compulsory transversal training activities

All students will have to do a series of transversal activities; some are common to all doctoral programs whereas others are specific to each individual program.

The vehicular languages will be Spanish and Valencian. 

The activities are the following:  

  • ACTIVITY 1: Tools for the management and recovery of information.
  • ACTIVITY 2: Goals and objectives of research.
  • ACTIVITY 3: Scientific communication models.
  • ACTIVITY 4: Transfer of knowledge models.

For more information check the Doctoral School's webpage.

 Specific compulsory transversal training activities

The activities are the following: 

  • ACTIVITY 1: Course for the writing of scientific projects.
  • ACTIVITY 2: Course for the learning of expression skills and oral argumentation.
  • ACTIVITY 3: Seminar on history and social studies about science, medicine and scientific communication.
  • ACTIVITY 4: Lecture for doctoral students 1: Presentation and defense of a research project.
  • ACTIVITY 5: Lecture for doctoral students 2: Presentation and defense of a research report.
  • ACTIVITY 6: Research workshops.
  • ACTIVITY 7: Research stay. 

For more information contact the proposing body.

RESEARCH AREAS

  1. Historic and social studies on science, medicine and technology
  2. Scientifical and medical museology, material heritage of science and medicine
  3. Scientific communication, circulation of knowledge and scientific and medical journalism
  4. Documental analysis and scientifical, medical and technological social networks 

ADMISSION PROCEDURE

1. To be admitted in a doctoral program at the University of Alicante, it is necessary to fill in an electronic pre-registration form, available annually on the EDUA website.

2. Before starting the pre-registration process, it is advisable to consult the website of the chosen doctoral program in order to know the admission requirements demanded by the program.

3. The Academic Commissions (AC) are in charge of the admission process in the different doctoral programs.

4. The academic commissions decide annually the offer of places in every doctoral program according to the preconditions established in its Verified Memory. The commission may determine not to offer places when not having directors or tutors at any research line.

5. If the resolution is of “no admission”, in the computer application the reasons for the same will be detailed, having a calendar month to formulate an appeal before the AC; from the date of the resolution.

 

ACCESS PROCEDURE

1. In parallel with the admission process carried out by the AC, the Doctoral School (EDUA) verifies that the documentation provided is the one requested in the pre-registration form.

2. Applicants with higher studies attained in countries different from the EHEA*, at the moment of pre-registration process should pay an administrative fee for the study of their documentation, (equivalence study). The price of the rate is fixed annually by the Government of the Generalitat Valencia, by Decree.

3. People who do not provide the documentation in the terms required in the access process, may rectify this incident within 15 calendar days, from EDUA communication or, exceptionally, within the period determined by EDUA according to the concurrent circumstances.

4. When the incidents detected have not been resolved in the form and time determined by EDUA, the originated file academic record will be closed, without further processing.

5. The Doctorate School will proceed to open academic records to those who have been admitted by the AC and have correctly provided the required documentation, sending them an email with instructions to complete the enrolment process.

When the result is "no admission" it is possible to consult the grounds in the available electronic application. It is possible to raise administrative appeal (recurso de alzada) against AC resolution, within a month since resolution date.

*EHEA: European High Education Area

 

Internal Quality Assurance System (SGIC) of the Degree

 

Management of the SGIC (Acces to ASTUA)  candado

 

Degree monitoring

 

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