TAYJ031 ABC of Scientific Communication 2 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Postgraduate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Yliopiston yhteiset tohtoriopinnot
Doctoral School

General description

Learning outcomes: Students get familiar with various aspects of scientific communication.

Lecture hall: Arvo-building F114, 1st floor

All our lectures begin at 15.15


Wed 6.3.2019
15.15-15.30 Opening the course, Kalle Kurppa
15.30-16.15 Writing a scientific article from biomedical research, Kalle Kurppa

Wed 13.3.2019
15.15- 16.30 Science communications, Laura Tohka
16.45- 18.00 Scientific lectures, congress abstracts and posters, Kalle Kurppa

Tue 19.3.2019
15.15-16.15 Statistical reporting, Heini Huhtala        
16.30-17.45 Tables and statistical graphics, Raili Salmelin

Wed 27.3.2019
15.15- 16.45 The role of the editor in Scientific publishing, Timo Partonen

Wed 3.4.2019
15.15- 16.00 Research article publishing: open access, Sari Leppänen
16.15- 18.00 Producing better English text, Robert Hollingsworth

Wed 17.4.2019
15.15- 16.00 My career and doctoral thesis
16.15- 17.00 Doctoral dissertation- practical aspects, Kalle Kurppa

Responsible teacher: Kalle Kurppa

Participants: Open to all. Especially recommended for doctoral researchers and students enrolled on the Tampere Research Training Program for Medical Students.

Evaluation: Pass/fail. Students write a learning diary on the basis of lectures.

Enrolment open 4.2. - 24.2.2019: Students are required to enrol the course with e-form: https://elomake3.uta.fi/lomakkeet/7859/lomake.html


Kalle Kurppa, Teacher responsible


6-Mar-2019 – 17-Apr-2019