HOTSPOT course, March 2019

Teaching and capacity strengthening in HOTSPOT

The HOTSPOT project aims at enhancing the research capacity and improving the skills and competences of the professionals working in maritime environment.

Overview of activities to build research capacity

Strengthening of the research capacity will be reached by 

  • Common research activities between Denmark and Ghana.
  • Dedicated courses and workshops.
  • Student projects. 
  • Shorter research stays in Denmark.
  • Capacity building in the University of Cape Coast in terms of protocols, procedures and laboratory facilities.  

Training courses

The dedicated educational activities in the HOTSPOT project includes training courses.
Learn more about the training courses

Student projects and research stays

The HOTSPOT project will offer possibilities for master thesis projects, both for students from Ghana and from Denmark.  
Learn more about the students in the project

In addition, short research stays will be organised for 2-3 post-graduates, junior staff members or PhD students from Ghana in Denmark. These stays can be used for developing research capacity, visiting relevant private companies, or for participating in 3-week post graduate courses at DTU. 

Updating of lab facilities

The research capacity will also be strengthened by setting up and maintaining up-to-date laboratory in the University of Cape Coast, for analysis of marine and maritime pollutants and for experimental work on plankton.
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