Name of course:
Journal Club on Scientific Writing in Engineering
3 ECTS (1 ECTS is 25-30 hours of work)
Level of course: PhD course
Time of year: Spring 2019
No. of contact hours: 7 sessions of 3 hours
Capacity limits: Max 6 participants
Objectives of the course:
The objective is to improve the participants' competences in writing and reviewing scientific journal, conference, and workshop articles.
Learning outcomes and competences:
At the end of the course, the student should be able to:
The course focuses on scientific writing and reviewing craftsmanship. PhD students from all areas of engineering and natural sciences can benefit from attending the course as we will address general issues related to scientific writing and reviewing. The course is organized in the following sessions (subject to change):
In each session, one student presents a paper, all students participate in the discussion and one student is the moderator. Each session will have a specific focus, highlighting various aspects of scientific writing, e.g. the structure, the logic and reasoning, references and citations, etc. The focus will be introduced by the moderator one week in advance.
Participants need to have written at least one scientific paper, or be in a stage of their research where they are ready to publish.
Participants need to be enrolled in a PhD program.
Name of lecturers:
Martijn Heck and Christian Fischer Pedersen
Type of course/teaching methods:
Journal club with meetings, presentations, and discussions. Participants are expected to contribute actively to the presentations and discussions.
A collection of articles and books including:
Active participation and adherence to the bullets under the "Compulsory programme" heading.
Aarhus University, Department of Engineering, Section of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Special comments on this course:
The lecturers will use BlackBoard to send out course related emails. Therefore, once registered for the course, please check your BlackBoard associated email address regularly.
A total of 7 sessions over the period April – May, 2019.
Preliminary date and time: Wednesdays at 09.00-12.00 AM.
Finlandsgade 22, Edison building, 8200 Aarhus N., Denmark.
Room number to be announced.
Deadline for registration is March 1, 2019.
Seats are based on a first-come first-served basis.
Register by sending an email to Christian Fischer Pedersen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- In the mail, please state your full name, AU-ID, AU-Email, and Study Number.