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220069 SE SE Scientific Skills: Scientific Writing, Presentation and Publication, Grant Writing (2018W)

Continuous assessment of course work

The class working language is English.

The class will provide an overview and exercises of the following topics:

- Manuscript preparation and abstract writing
- Functioning of the peer review process
- Displaying results
- Scientific epistemology and methodological issues

The class includes several hands on parts where students will have the opportunity to practice their skills in the above mentioned areas

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 30 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 09.10. 16:45 - 18:45 Seminarraum 1 2H316 UZA II Rotunde
Friday 12.10. 15:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 1 2H316 UZA II Rotunde
Tuesday 16.10. 16:45 - 18:45 Seminarraum 1 2H316 UZA II Rotunde
Tuesday 23.10. 16:45 - 18:45 Seminarraum 1 2H316 UZA II Rotunde
Tuesday 30.10. 16:45 - 18:45 Seminarraum 1 2H316 UZA II Rotunde
Tuesday 06.11. 16:45 - 18:45 Seminarraum 1 2H316 UZA II Rotunde
Friday 09.11. 15:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 1 2H316 UZA II Rotunde
Tuesday 13.11. 16:45 - 18:45 Seminarraum 1 2H316 UZA II Rotunde
Tuesday 20.11. 16:45 - 18:45 Seminarraum 1 2H316 UZA II Rotunde
Tuesday 27.11. 16:45 - 18:45 Seminarraum 1 2H316 UZA II Rotunde
Friday 14.12. 09:45 - 16:45 Seminarraum 1 2H316 UZA II Rotunde

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The Scientific Skills class aims at providing students with comprehensive information on the research process including topics such as the academic system, the academic publishing process, critical thinking and close reading, and the formal academic standards for a paper/presentation/proposal. Furthermore, central debates in the Social Sciences are discussed and we will study some of the core aspects of designing a research setup, including conceptualization, measuring constructs, causality and research methods.

Assessment and permitted materials

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students should get a feeling how to prepare a research article / grant proposal / conference paper and abstract which have a realistic chance to "survive" the international peer-review process.

In addition, they should improve their skills as regards presenting and visualizing findings and lern how to reflect on scientific methodology and its respective limitations.

Examination topics

Reading list

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