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Course syllabus N400P1_4D - Writing of Scientific Publications (FCFT - 2018/2019 - post-graduate studies)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology
Course unit code: N400P1_4D
Course unit title: Writing of Scientific Publications
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 3
Recommended semester/trimester: Chemical Physics - doctoral (optional), 1. year
Level of study: 3.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
After completing lectures, student elaborates a scientific text (article or the full text of conference paper). Student will be assessed based on the quality of the text elaboration.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Students knows the principles of construction of scientific text, is familiar with forms of the individual parts of a scientific text, rules and procedures for the development and demonstration of various scientific text format (article, lecture, poster). Student can use different manners of citation, knows the ethics of quoting. Student knows a strategy for patenting and understands patent language. Student can elaborate a professional search in print and electronic sources of scientific information.
Course contents:
1.Literature search as a basis for planning experiments. The main principles of text construction, formation of various parts of scientific text. (allowance 6/0)
2.Authorship, co-authorship, argumentation and discussion of results with those of other authors, layout of scientific text. (allowance 4/0)
3.Documentation of sources, referencing and citing in scientific text, ethics of citation, citation and referencing techniques. Graphical abstract, main ideas and conclusions ("highlights"). (allowance 4/0)
4.Publishing strategy, choosing the appropriate journal for publication, index journals, citation index, impact factor. Criteria adopted by reviewers, causes of not acceptation of an article, electronic publishing, open access. (allowance 4/0)
5.Poster presentation, lecture. (allowance 3/0)
6.Methods and strategy for protection of intellectual property, patenting. (allowance 3/0)
Recommended or required reading:
STAROŇOVÁ, K. Vedecké písanie. Martin: Osveta, 2011. 248 p. ISBN 978-80-8063-359-2.
MEŠKO, D. -- KATUŠČÁK, D. -- FINDRA, J. Akademická príručka. Martin : Osveta, 2005. 496 p. ISBN 80-8063-200-6.
ŠILHÁNEK, J. Chemická informatika. Praha : Vydavatelství VŠCHT, 2002. 355 p. ISBN 80-7080-465-3.
DVOŘÁK, J. -- KRAUS, M. -- BLÁHA, K. Jak psát o chemii. Praha : Academia, 1983. 62 p.
GASTEL, B. -- DAY, R. How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 300 p. ISBN 978-1-107-67074-7.
MATTHEWS, R. -- MATTHEWS, J. Successful Scientific Writing. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. 240 p. ISBN 978-0-521-69927-3.

Language of instruction: slovak and english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 13

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Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Elena Hájeková, PhD. (person responsible for course) - slovak, english
Last modification: 27. 8. 2018
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Elena Hájeková, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Tomáš Molnár on 08/27/2018.

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