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48616-01 - Vorlesung mit Übungen: Scientific writing 2 KP

Semester Frühjahrsemester 2020
Angebotsmuster Jedes Frühjahrsem.
Dozierende Hendrina Paola (riana.paola@unibas.ch, BeurteilerIn)
Inhalt Description: This course has been designed to help students improve their scientific writing skills and communicate research to different audiences (other researchers, non-specialists, etc.). Through a combination of lectures, manuscript clinics, readings and practical written exercises, the course focuses on how to write effectively, concisely and clearly, and take students through the steps of preparing a scientific manuscript.

Intro to good writing – what is scientific writing?
Word choice
Sentence structure and punctuation
Paragraphs and document organisation
Putting it together: Scientific manuscripts (methods, results, tables and figures)
Putting it together: Scientific manuscripts (abstracts, introduction , literature, discussion)
Synthesising and contextualising research findings for different audiences
Referencing and avoiding plagiarism
Overview of proposal writing
Lernziele Upon completion of the course, students should be able to write effectively, concisely, and clearly, and prepare an actual scientific manuscript. Furthermore, they will be able to translate knowledge produced through research into understandable, accessible and relevant evidence that can be used by decision-makers for different purposes.
Bemerkungen Methods: The course is composed of lectures, manuscript clinics, self-study, and practical writing exercises


Unterrichtssprache Englisch
Einsatz digitaler Medien kein spezifischer Einsatz


Intervall wöchentlich
Datum 17.02.2020 – 25.05.2020
Zeit Montag, 13.15-15.00 Swiss Tropical & Public Health Institute, Lhotse

Lectures (including 15 minutes manuscript clinic at the end of each lesson) :17 Feb/24 Feb/9 March/23 March/30 March/
20 April/4 May/18 May/
Manuscript clinics : 16 March/27 April/11 May/25 May

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Module Doktorat Epidemiologie: Empfehlungen (Promotionsfach Epidemiologie)
Lehrveranstaltungen Masterstudium Infektionsbiologie (Masterstudium: Infektionsbiologie)
Modul: Transferable Skills and Competences (Masterstudium: Epidemiologie)
Leistungsüberprüfung Lehrveranst.-begleitend
Hinweise zur Leistungsüberprüfung - Attendance of at least 7 lectures
- Submit and peer review four satisfactory written assignments (if an assignment is unsatisfactory, it may be resubmitted once)
- Read and participate actively in the discussion and review of other course participants’ texts
An-/Abmeldung zur Leistungsüberprüfung An-/Abmelden: Belegen resp. Stornieren der Belegung via MOnA
Wiederholungsprüfung keine Wiederholungsprüfung
Skala Pass / Fail
Wiederholtes Belegen beliebig wiederholbar
Zuständige Fakultät Philosophisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät, studiendekanat-philnat@unibas.ch
Anbietende Organisationseinheit Schweizerisches Tropen- und Public Health-Institut