Scientific Methodology and Communication for Informatics, Post-graduate level, 7,5 ECTS, IT918F
The course is aimed for graduate students who need to discuss, plan, execute, report and critically review research studies from various fields using scientific literature. After the course, the participants can identify, select and use research methods that systematically support their approaches to solve complex research problems and communicate the results, with focus on discussing solving complex problems and using combined methods. Communication is done with the aim to understand and apply requirements for publication in scientific journals.
There are many complex research problems to be investigated and questions to be answered within the field of Informatics. Reliable and valid answers to the questions require systematic studies grounded in scientific theories by using scientific methodologies. For each step, from the research questions to the answers it is a need for arguing for applied approaches, priorities and assessments.