Universität Wien FIND

301280 SE Essential scientific writing (2019W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung

An/Abmeldung

Details

max. 30 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch

Lehrende

Termine

SR 1/BZB, Dr.Bohrgase 9,/6.Stock 1030 Wien.
Termine: jeweils 09:00-10:30 Uhr
am 4.11, 6.11, 8.11, 11.11,13.11, 15.11, 18.11, 20.11, 22.11, 29.11, 04.12, 06.12 und 16.12.2019.


Information

Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

Modern science requires young scientists to have efficient communication skills; yet, only a few programs offer formal training in scientific writing and presentation. This lack of training leads to awkward project reports and theses, poor grades, failed fellowship applications and rejected manuscripts. The proposed course aims to improve students’ competence in scientific writing. The topics covered include: structure of a scientific argument, elements of scientific manuscripts and their function, storyline development, planning, drafting and revision, scientific illustrations and essential presentation skills. Writing skills are practiced through lectures, in-class writing activities, reading additional course materials, open discussions and low-stake writing assignments.
The course will be most helpful for students CURRENTLY WRITING their Wahlbeispiel-, Bachelor- or Master project reports. The course is primarily aimed at students in the area of basic biomedical research (biochemistry, molecular cell biology, structural biology, biophysics and the like), though the students of other natural sciences are welcome to attend.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

Verpflichtende Anwesenheit. Die Beurteilung basiert auf folgenden Teilleistungen: Qualität und Aufbereitung der Seminarpräsentation, aktive Teilnahme an den Diskussionen der vorgestellten Publikationen, schriftliche Beiträge (die prozentuelle Aufteilung der Teilleistungen wird vom Kursleiter bekanntgegeben). Jede der Teilleistungen muss positiv sein

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

1 (sehr gut): 84-100%
2 (gut): 75-83%
3 (befriedigend): 64-74%
4 (genügend): 51-63%
5 (nicht genügend): 0-50%

Prüfungsstoff

The nature of scientific problems
Structure of a scientific argument
Elements of research manuscripts and their functions
Planning, drafting and editing
Research data and ethics
Scientific illustrations
Scientific presentations
Project proposals

Literatur

All literature below and mentioned on the course Moodle pages is OPTIONAL:

* Writing Science: How To Write Papers That Get Cited and Proposals That Get Funded by Joshua Schimel (2012) Oxford University Press; ISBN 978-019976024-4
* The Craft of Research by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb and Joseph M. Williams, 3rd ed. (2008) University of Chicago Press; ISBN 978-022606566-3
* Essentials of Writing Biomedical Research Papers by Mimi Zeiger (2000) McGraw-Hill Education; ISBN 978-007134544-6

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

PhD MB 6, M-WZB, MMEI III, MMB W-2, WZB

Letzte Änderung: Do 05.09.2019 17:29