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Research Trends in Toxicology

This course builds on principles learned in Toxicology for Environmental Scientists (MI7015) through exploration of current research trends, and discussion of case-studies, new molecular-level tools, and challenges in modern applied toxicology. Both human and environmental toxicology applications will be studied.

Information for admitted students Spring 2021

Congratulations! You have been admitted at Stockholm University and we hope that you will enjoy your studies with us.

In order to ensure that your studies begin as smoothly as possible we have compiled a short checklist for the beginning of the semester.

Follow the instructions on wether you have to reply to your offer or not.
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Checklist for admitted students

  1. Activate your university account

    The first step in being able to register and gain access to all the university's IT services.

  2. Register at your department

    Registration can be done in different ways. Read the instructions from your department below.

  3. Read all the information on this page

    Here you will find what you need to know before your course or programme starts.

IMPORTANT

Your seat may be withdrawn if you do not register according to the instructions provided by your department.

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Coronavirus information

Due to the pandemic situation teaching at the Department of Environmental Science will mainly take place online during the spring semester 2021.

Here is the latest, continuously updated, information regarding the new corona virus and the pandemic: Information on covid-19

 

Registration

Admitted students
Register on the web (Ladok for students) no later than the day before course start. If you have not studied at Stockholm University before, you first need to activate your university account.

Conditionally admitted

If you are conditionally admitted you must be able to show the appropriate documents to prove your eligibility to be able to register for the course. To show that you fulfil the requirement and to remove the conditional admittance, please contact us at the department, studeranu@aces.su.se.

How to decline your offer

If you decid not to attend, it’s important that you decline your place as soon as possible so that other students can be awarded a place. Follow the instructions given under Universityadmission.se – ‘Application’ after you log in. Read more here – Declining your offer – an important step.

 

Roll call

In order to confirm the final number of participants, every course has a roll-call at the first lecture. If you are unable to attend the roll-call, you need to contact us (studeranu@aces.su.se) no later than the course start date.

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Your department may also organise activities for welcoming international students. More information will be provided by your specific department. 

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Course period spring 2021: Thursday 18 February - Monday 22 March

Research Trends in Toxicology

Topics covered include:

  • How the principles of toxicology are being applied to cutting-edge research questions in human and environmental toxicology
  • Novel tools available for toxicological research and how these are leading to discovery of new effects and modes-of-toxic-action
  •  Toxicity testing in the 21st century, toxicogenomics, ecotoxicology, genetic toxicology, endocrine disruption, reproductive or developmental toxicology, dealing with chemical mixtures, and topical issues such as emerging contaminants and microplastics

Required course for MSc in Environmental Science, Elective course in the natural sciences

  • Course structure

    Teaching format

    Course includes lectures, laboratory work, workshop exercises, presentations and discussions.

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.

    Course period spring 2021: Thursday 18 February - Monday 22 March

  • Contact

    Study counsellors

    studeranu@aces.su.se

    Course coordinator

    Jonathan Martin, Jon.Martin@aces.su.se
    Department of Environmental Science, Unit of Exposure & Effects