This seminar gives doctoral students the opportunity to present their research at various stages from earliest planning to preparing for their proposal and thesis defenses. The seminar is designed to offer doctoral students a forum for discussing issues, methodologies, and research findings at a higher plane of analysis. Will represent a venue for in-depth, cross-disciplinary exploration of challenging topics. Under the direction of one or more faculty members, students will be expected to facilitate topic discussions and guide each other's research, evaluate methods, and critique research findings, often in fields outside of nutrition. Students will be actively challenged to explore cutting-edge topics in innovative ways. The seminar offers students an opportunity to apply new methodologies or insights directly to their own work and return to the seminar at different stages of preparation for further review. In addition, students will develop more presentational skills, and learn the art of giving and receiving constructive criticism. The grading basis for this course is Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.
NOTE: AFE, FANPP, and NICBC doctoral candidates are required to fulfill at least two semesters during the period of their doctoral program; participation by FANPP doctoral students beyond the two semesters requirement is strongly encouraged. Other doctoral students are welcome.