Scientific Communication - M342018
Title: Vědecká komunikace
Guaranteed by: Department of Chemistry of Natural Compounds (342)
Faculty: Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology
Actual: from 2019
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:4
E-Credits: winter s.:4
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/1, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Master's (post-Bachelor)
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Drašar Pavel prof. RNDr. DSc.
Štěpánek Petr Ing. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : N342020, N342029
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Annotation -
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The course is aimed at acquisition of knowledge of presentation methods of own results and public performance at an Ms degree level. It covers also practicing of presented topics.
Aim of the course -
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Students will be able to:

Prepare and present a scientific communication, oral or poster, including graphical accompaniment

Master an oral presentation on a non-scientific topic, make a public performance

Prepare a working version of diploma thesis

Make use of non-verbal communication means

Apply the rules for writing publications, project proposals, and opinions

Literature -
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R: Bowater L., Yeoman K.: Science Communication - A Practical Guide for Scientists, Wiley-Blackwell, 2012 (978-1-118-44923-3)

A: Hirsch H. L.: Essential Communication Strategies for Scientists, Engineers, and Technology Professionals, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, 2003

Learning resources -
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Lecture notes at

Requirements to the exam - Czech
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1. Odevzdání strukturovaného životopisu a motivačního dopisu.

2. Přednesení krátké přednášky na zvolené téma.

3. Příprava a přednesení krátké odborné přednášky.

4. Příprava a prezentace plakátového sdělení.

Syllabus -
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1. Forms of communication, characterization of written and oral communication

2. Structured CV, motivation letter, personal archive

3. Oral speech forms and their characteristics, retorics, orator excercises

4. Rules for creation of poster communication, graphical arrangement, working with colors, poster presentation

5. Rules for oral short scientific communication, creation of accompanying illustrations, lecture presentation

6. Plenary and invited lecture on a conference, preparation, presentation, most frequent mistakes

7. Appearance in a discussion, query formulation, discussion control, session control

8. Preparation of a scientific publication, formatting of tables and charts, editorial process, referee’s opinion

10. Style, content and formal aspect of diploma thesis

11. Characterization of basic chapters of thesis, examples

12. Project preparation, creation of opinions

13. Non-verbal communication, emotional intelligence

14. Science results evaluation, bibliometry, scientometry, webometry

Entry requirements -
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Registration requirements -
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Course completion requirements - Czech
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Ústní zkouška s přihlédnutím ke klasifikaci samostatných úkolů v průběhu semestru.