Training and Research

PhD school courses/classes - 2023/2024

Please note: Additional information will be added during the year. Currently missing information is labelled as “TBD” (i.e. To Be Determined).

PhD students must obtain a specified number of CFUs each year by attending teaching activities offered by the PhD School.
First and second year students must obtain 8 CFUs. Teaching activities ex DM 226/2021 provide 5 CFUs; free choice activities provide 3 CFUs.
Third year students must obtain 4 CFUs. Teaching activities ex DM 226/2021 provide 2 CFUs; free choice activities provide 2 CFUs.

Registering for the courses is not required unless explicitly indicated; please consult the course information to verify whether registration is required or not. When registration is actually required, no confirmation e-mail will be sent after signing up.

Teaching Activities ex DM 226/2021: Linguistic Activities

Teaching Activities ex DM 226/2021: Research management and Enhancement

Teaching Activities ex DM 226/2021: Statistics and Computer Sciences

Teaching Activities: Free choice

Credits

1.5

Language

English

Class attendance

Free Choice

Learning objectives

The course will provide an overview on the main designs applied in observational (cross-sectional, cohort, case-control, ecologic) and experimental (parallel groups, cross-over, factorial) research. Strengths and limitations of these designs will be discussed.

Prerequisites and basic notions

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Program

The course is designed to offer doctoral students an introductory understanding of epidemiological methods, focusing on the key designs of observational and experimental studies. Additionally, an overview of inference and various models for statistical data analysis will be presented.
Course topics:
- descriptive vs analytic epidemiology
- experimental vs observational research
- measures of disease frequency and estimates of association
- main observational and experimental study designs
- methods for the analysis of binary outcomes
- internal validity
- precision and power
- external validity
-hypothesis testing and confidence intervals
- superiority, non-inferiority, and equivalence trials
- logical pitfalls of statistical significance based on thresholds
- multiple testing issues

Bibliography

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When and where

The teaching is structured in frontal theoretical lessons (8 hours). Lessons will be delivered in presence + Zoom. Full attendance is required.

https://univr.zoom.us/j/86816660978?pwd=emhaandUVWlnNk9SZ3RFMC9LcUNIQT09

The teaching material is available on the teaching e-learning web page (Moodle platform).

Learning assessment procedures

There is no final exam.

Students with disabilities or specific learning disorders (SLD), who intend to request the adaptation of the exam, must follow the instructions given HERE

Assessment

Not applicable

Criteria for the composition of the final grade

Not applicable

Scheduled Lessons

When Classroom Teacher topics
Friday 29 March 2024
13:00 - 17:00
Duration: 4:00 AM
Istituti Biologici Blocco B Ala NUOVA - PROF. DE MARCO [ - II] Alessandro Marcon Study design in observational and experimental research https://univr.zoom.us/j/86816660978?pwd=emhaandUVWlnNk9SZ3RFMC9LcUNIQT09
Thursday 04 April 2024
13:00 - 17:00
Duration: 4:00 AM
Istituti Biologici Blocco B Ala NUOVA - PROF. DE MARCO [ - II] Alessandro Marcon Study design in observational and experimental research https://univr.zoom.us/j/86816660978?pwd=emhaandUVWlnNk9SZ3RFMC9LcUNIQT09

Sustainable Development Goals - SDGs

This initiative contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN Agenda 2030. More information on sustainability
Salute e benessere (GOAL 3)

Faculty

B C F G K L M R S T V Z

Battaglia Yuri

symbol email yuri.battaglia@univr.it

Bertoldo Francesco

symbol email francesco.bertoldo@univr.it symbol phone-number +39 045 812 6485

Carrara Elena

symbol email elena.carrara@univr.it

Ciccocioppo Rachele

symbol email rachele.ciccocioppo@univr.it symbol phone-number 045 8124466

Crisafulli Ernesto

symbol email ernesto.crisafulli@univr.it symbol phone-number +39 045 812 8146

Fantin Francesco

symbol email francesco.fantin@univr.it symbol phone-number +39 045 812 3577

Fava Cristiano

symbol email cristiano.fava@univr.it symbol phone-number +39 045 8124732

Fratta Pasini Anna Maria

symbol email annamaria.frattapasini@univr.it symbol phone-number +39 045 8124749

Frulloni Luca

symbol email luca.frulloni@univr.it symbol phone-number 045 8124466

Gatti Davide

symbol email davide.gatti@univr.it

Girolomoni Giampiero

symbol email giampiero.girolomoni@univr.it symbol phone-number +39 045 812 2547

Gisondi Paolo

symbol email paolo.gisondi@univr.it symbol phone-number +39 045 812 2547

Krampera Mauro

symbol email mauro.krampera@univr.it symbol phone-number 0458124034

Lanza Massimo

symbol email massimo.lanza@univr.it symbol phone-number +39 0458425118

Mantovani Alessandro

symbol email alessandro.mantovani@univr.it symbol phone-number 0458127672

Mazzali Gloria

symbol email gloria.mazzali@aovr.veneto.it symbol phone-number +39 045 807 3577

Minuz Pietro

symbol email pietro.minuz@univr.it symbol phone-number +39 045 812 4414

Romano Simone

symbol email simone.romano@univr.it symbol phone-number 0458124414

Rossini Maurizio

symbol email maurizio.rossini@libero.it symbol phone-number +39 045 8126338

Sacerdoti David

symbol email DAVID.SACERDOTI@UNIVR.IT symbol phone-number 0458128159

Targher Giovanni

symbol email giovanni.targher@univr.it symbol phone-number +39 045 6014530

Trifirò Gianluca

symbol email gianluca.trifiro@univr.it symbol phone-number 0458027612

Viapiana Ombretta

symbol email ombretta.viapiana@univr.it symbol phone-number +39 045 812 4049

Zamboni Mauro

symbol email mauro.zamboni@univr.it symbol phone-number +39 045 812 2537

Zoico Elena

symbol email elena.zoico@univr.it symbol phone-number +39 045 812-2537

Zoppini Giacomo

symbol email giacomo.zoppini@univr.it symbol phone-number +39 045 8123115

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Guidelines for PhD students

Below you will find the files that contain the Guidelines for PhD students and rules for the acquisition of ECTS credits (in Italian: "CFU") for the Academic Year 2023/2024.