The PhD Advanced Course “Novel challenges in Toxicology” of the Faculty of Pharmacy of the Universidade de Lisboa (FFUL), running from 27 to 30 September 2022, aims to provide an updated overview of key toxicological concepts, manly those who are important for all steps involved in drug discovery & development. The training also intends to explore the new challenges of toxicology in biomedical sciences, in drug safety, in the application of in vitro models, among other areas related to health.
Main subjects of the programme:
1) Toxicology concepts and challenges;
2) Emerging technologies in toxicology;
3) Impact of Toxicology in the new era.
This course will be taught in English, taking place on a mixed basis (in-person and virtual lectures).
The registration is through the FenixEdu Platform until 12th September 2022
Registration Guide (Portuguese or English)
Registration with evaluation: 125€
Registration without evaluation: 100€
This course is free for 1st year PhD students of FFUL Doctoral Program.
Joana Miranda, Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade de Lisboa
Nuno Oliveira, Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade de Lisboa
1st year PhD students from FFUL;
PhD students from other Higher Education Institutions;
Student Oral Presentations and Written Document of the Research Project Assignments
Although the course is open, assessment of the course is valid only for students registered in the PhD programme in Pharmacy from FFUL and for participants who chose the “Registration with evaluation” modality. It consists in the preparation and submission of a research project (6 pages limit) in a topic relevant within the framework of the course. Students are to be grouped in interdisciplinary groups of 2 or 3 students.
The research project should be structured to address an innovative research question as follows: i) Title; ii) The problem and the innovative approach; iii) Plan and methodology; iv) Expected results and impact.
The project will be evaluated according to the following criteria and weighting: a) Novelty and relevance (20%); b) Clarity and credibility of the approach to the theme/problem (20%); c) Multidisciplinary aspects of the research plan (30%). Peer (15%) and self-assessment (15%) will also be considered.