Scientific Writing Skills and Data Analysis
|Number of semesters||1|
|Teaching language|| |
Norwegian and/or English
|Study level||Postgraduate Courses|
|Belongs to||The Department of Biomedicine|
Department of Biomedicine
(+47) 55 58 64 39 / 55 58 64 40 / 55 58 60 95
Helge Wiig, http://uib.no/persons/Helge.Wiig
Objectives and Content
The course provides an introduction to how to describe, analyse and discuss biological signal data and results. The course also includes tools for numeric calculations and graphic presentation and technical text production, including literature searches and the handling of references. The course includes a mandatory home assignment.
Teaching Methods and Extent of Organized Teaching
Lectures, practical exercises, home assignment.
Semester of Instruction
Autumn. The course admits a limited number of students.
Access to the Course
Master in Medical Biology
After completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- Explain the use of tools for production of text, figures and references.
- Explain and critically evaluate the structure of a scientific paper.
- Master efficient tools for production of text and figures when writing abstracts, scientific papers, Master´s theses and posters.
Forms of Assessment
Home assignment and oral presentation.
Written evaluation on My Space/Mi side.