Courses

The program deals with various strategies for stimulating creativity, communication opportunities to arouse curiosity and convey information in an innovative way. The active reporting methods will be applied.

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Bioeconomy has a great potential to reduce the impact of climate change and contribute to sustainable development goals. Bioeconomy sector focuses on the sustainable use of biological resources in production of goods and services. Therefore, implementation of bioeconomy is a path to sustainability and welfare of the countries.   Summer school “Power starts with bioeconomy: from principles to practice” aiming to build a common understanding of bioeconomy, focusing on economic, environmental, and social perspectives. Participants of the summer school will gain theoretical knowledge and practical experience in the field of bioeconomy.

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This summer is full of new things for us all: first time ever, we are offering two participation options! We remain optimistic to welcome you here at the height of our wonderful colourful and blossoming summer here in Kaunas or Vilnius, but those who cannot travel this year, will also have the online option as well!

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Positive psychological capital (PsyCap) is a developmental state of a person with high emphasis on four characteristics that have a decisive influence on a person’s productivity and quality of life. In today’s volatile and ever-changing world, it is very important to improve your personality in order to be resistant to a variety of everyday stressors, live meaningfully, realize full potential and successfully achieve life goals. This course focuses on studying positive aspects of personality, including: self-efficacy (belief in personal competence), optimism, hope and resilience.

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This course is a comprehensive overview of key techniques in molecular biology mostly related to DNA analysis. The course covers the techniques of DNA/RNA extraction, gel electrophoresis, PCR and restriction digestion; data analysis using computer software. Upon completion of this course, the trainee would be able to extract genomic DNA/RNA from animal cells, perform agarose gel electrophoresis to analyse the DNA profile; amplify specific fragments of DNA using the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technique; perform restriction digestion experiments and visualise data obtained. School consists of lectures, practical exercises in laboratories, data analysis and case studies seminars.

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