Who is this class for: This class is of interest to all academics, but in particular those who are currently conducting research. This online course will not only elaborate on the importance of spreading the knowledge obtained during this research, but it will also serve as a crash course to what every researcher needs to know to protect knowledge, acquire funding and what it means to work with third parties. In addition, this course also provides valuable insights for entrepreneurs.

Created by:  Universiteit Leiden, Leiden University Medical Center, Luris

  • Gert-Jan van Ommen

    Taught by:  Gert-Jan van Ommen, Professor of Human Genetics

    Leiden University Medical Center
CommitmentThis course will take up 4 weeks of study or 14 hours.
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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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.
Leiden University Medical Center
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Rated 4.3 out of 5 of 5 ratings

The course is fine, but it could have been better.