[Ocean Research] How to write and publish a scientific paper


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Course name How to write and publish a scientific paper
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Course code bioc-253
Course coordinator Dr. Avan Antia
Faculty Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Examination office Examination Office of the Department of Biology
Short summary This module will address different stages of manuscript writing and publishing answering basic questions such as: When are my data ready for publishing? Where should I publish? How do I structure the manuscript? How to present the data? What is my message? What are the Does and Don’ts of scientific writing? How to deal with the reviewers and editors? How to manage my coauthors? The module will be an interactive seminar.

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Study level Master
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Evaluation Not graded
Frequency summer semester

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Teaching language English
Minimum language requirement B1
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Course Content In this module students will be introduced into the process of manuscript publishing in peer-reviewed scienti- fic journals. The goal of the module is to provide insights into the fun and frustration of paper writing, import- ant rules on manuscript structuring and scientific language as well as how to deal with the reviewing pro- cess. After completion of the module students should be familiar with the general principles of a successful publishing process.
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