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Intermediate Level

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: This course will take up 4 weeks of study or 14 hours....

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Subtitles: English, French

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: This course will take up 4 weeks of study or 14 hours....

English

Subtitles: English, French

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

INTRODUCTION TO THE COURSE

1 video (Total 1 min), 5 readings
5 readings
Meet the instructors & the team1m
Leiden University: Facts & Figures10m
Tips for studying online5m
Community Guidelines 5m
What is your learning path?5m
2 hours to complete

What is knowledge exchange?

6 videos (Total 34 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Introduction to Knowledge Exchange5m
Different approaches to Knowledge exchange for impact on society today6m
Stakeholders in Knowledge Impact8m
Knowledge exchange in practice: interview with Prof. dr. Hanna Swaab11m
Summary1m
1 reading
Required reading1h
1 practice exercise
What is knowledge exchange?20m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Protecting knowledge and research results

6 videos (Total 25 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Why protect your knowledge?2m
IP protection (patents & copyrights)7m
Confidentiality & know-how7m
Knowledge exchange in practice: interview with Dr. Jan Wouter Drijfhout5m
Summary1m
1 reading
Required reading25m
1 practice exercise
Protecting knowledge and research results20m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Research collaboration with non-academic partners

5 videos (Total 19 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Funding3m
Pros and cons of Public-Private partnerships4m
Knowledge exchange in practice: interview with Dr. Ahmad Al-Jallad9m
Summary49s
1 reading
Required reading52m
1 practice exercise
Research collaboration with non-academic partners20m
Week
4
5 hours to complete

Research exploitation with third parties

7 videos (Total 30 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Research exploitation: putting knowledge to use5m
Knowledge partnering4m
Pitfalls in working with third parties5m
Knowledge exchange in practice: interview with Prof. dr. Gert-Jan van Ommen12m
Summary55s
Thank you for joining us27s
1 reading
Required reading1h 30m
1 practice exercise
Research exploitation with third parties20m

Instructor

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Gert-Jan van Ommen

Professor of Human Genetics
Leiden University Medical Center

About Universiteit Leiden

Leiden University is one of Europe's foremost research universities. This prominent position gives our graduates a leading edge in applying for academic posts and for functions outside academia. Leiden University is the oldest university in the Netherlands. It was founded in February 1575, as a gift from William of Orange to the citizens of Leiden after they had withstood a long siege by the Spanish. Our motto is: Praesidium Libertatis — Bastion of Liberty....

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