Module guide

Module PS4611 B

Module part: Scientific Writing (SciWrit11)


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:

each winter semester
Credit points:

Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Master Infection Biology 2018 (module part), Clinical Aspects, 2nd semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Scientific Writing (seminar, 2 SWS)
  • 30 Hours in-classroom work
  • 75 Hours private studies
Contents of teaching:
  • Basics of ethics and moral philosophy
  • The ethical structure of experiments with tissue, animals and human subjects
  • Principles of the most important laws and guidelines regulating research
  • Basic issues of research ethics and cases from recent debates
  • Key topics of research ethics in the biomedical sciences
  • Introduction into categories of scientific presentations
  • Analysis of scientific manuscripts and rules for their presentation
  • Preparation and presentation of scientific posters
  • Preparing a project proposal
  • Understanding of basic ethical dimensions of human actions and decisions
  • Understanding of ethical implication of experimental scientific research
  • Knowledge of relevant legal regulations in Germany and internationally
  • Knowledge of key debates in bioethics and research ethics
  • Basic skills for an autonomous ethical reflection about issues in biomedical sciences
  • Analysis of the logical and formal structure of scientific publications. Analysis of a specific original publication. Introduction into the ´peer-review process´
  • Understanding the criteria underlying scientific posters. Preparation and presentation of a poster based on given experimental data
  • Introduction into the writing of ´grant applications´ and the funding process of research projects. Writing a grant application on the basis of specified prior-work and scientific aims
Grading through:
  • see Notes
Responsible for this module:
  • Siehe Hauptmodul
  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Georg Sczakiel
  • -: Current scientific literature
  • English, except in case of only German-speaking participants

Is part of PS4610-KP07.

Grading of the module part through
- written exam
- seminar
- regular participation in seminars (85%)

The total amount of time allocated to a written examination is usually between 60 and 180 minutes (Examination Regulations).

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