Research utilization

Course Code: GFOK120
Number of Credits: 1,5 HEC

Number of Participants: 15

1 ordinary and 1 stand-by seat booking per course permitted

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To enable PhD students to apply research utilisation in the  context of their own research based on Chalmers policies in this area

Intended learning outcome
  • To understand the role of research utilisation in the academic setting
  • To understand the concepts of intellectual assets and intellectual property
  • To know how a research idea can be verified
  • To understand research resilience in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals
  • To understand the role of open access in research utilisation
Entrance requirements
PhD-students from second year and onwards and young researchers.

  • Introduction to research utilization
  • Intellectual Assets and Intellectual Property
  • Open access / open innovation  / strategic publication
  • Intellectual Asset Verification
  • Research Resilience Review in the context of SDGs
Running schedule

The bulk of the course is run in the flipped classroom format with lectures provided as pre-recorded presentations.

Place: SB3; Room Rymdraketen, Campus Johanneberg
Sven Hultins gata 8

Course leader and examiner
Bo Norrman, examiner and teacher.



Articles, web presentations, handouts etc.

  • Attendance of scheduled hours
  • Obligatory task including report to be submitted
  • Oral presentation

Examination in the enrolled courses can be acquired within one year from the start. After the expiration date no missing assignments can be admitted and a participant should re-apply to another course occasion.


Stand-by list means that the course is fully booked but you may be offered a seat if one becomes available. In this case a notification will be sent to you.

Cancellation of participation in the GTS courses should be done as soon as possible and one week before start at the latest  via the link in the confirmation email. In case of cancellation less then 7 days before start, send email to Starting Autumn term 2018, late cancellations (less then 7 days) and no-showing up to the  course will be fined.

Published: Mon 28 Oct 2019.