For students attending the course Applied communication in biomedicine 3 (2,5 credits) course code 4BI098

The course will cover the importance of communicating research with the public and practical tools for written and oral popular science communication.

On this page you find the latest syllabus, course evaluation and contact details.


Welcome to the course ACB3

About the course

Welcome to the course “Applied Communication in Biomedicine 3 (ACB3)”. This course will be held mainly online, with lectures and group discussions via Zoom and complementary information and activities via Canvas. All lectures and workshops will be recorded, and the recordings will be available for later viewing. All information about homework and group work assignments will be available via Canvas. The course will entail mainly individual work, with one scheduled group activity (peer feedback session). Students who are abroad or have overlapping activities will be given the chance to arrange their group activities as they wish. We plan for an “in real life” student presentations to close the course at the end of the fall term. Those who cannot or prefer not to participate will be given the opportunity to present via Zoom.

Absentee information:

Those who will not be able to participate in the online group activity on Nov. 1 must notify the course leader by October 18th.

Those who will participate online in the presentation day on Jan. 12 must notify the course leader by January 10th.

Preliminary dates:

Monday October 25 a.m.: Course introduction and workshop. p.m.: Q&A session.

Monday November 1 a.m.: Lecture. p.m.: Feedback group discussions. Upload written assignment (50% toward total credit).

Tuesday November 2 a.m.: Lecture.

Wednesday January 12, all day: Student oral presentations (50% toward total credit).


Course evaluation


Herwig Schüler

Course leader
H2 Department of Biosciences and Nutrition

Anna Wallén

Educational administrator
H2 Department of Biosciences and Nutrition