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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Scientific Communication - N342020
Title: Vědecká komunikace
Guaranteed by: Department of Chemistry of Natural Compounds (342)
Faculty: Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology
Actual: from 2021
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:2
E-Credits: winter s.:2
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:1/1, MC [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Is provided by: M342018
For type:  
Guarantor: Drašar Pavel prof. RNDr. DSc.
Štěpánek Petr Ing. Ph.D.
Is interchangeable with: M342018
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Last update: TAJ342 (01.10.2013)
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 -
Last update: TAJ342 (18.12.2013)

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 -
Last update: TAJ342 (30.09.2013)

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 -
Last update: TAJ342 (30.09.2013)

Lecture notes at

Syllabus -
Last update: TAJ342 (30.09.2013)

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

Registration requirements -
Last update: TAJ342 (30.09.2013)


Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: MORAVCOJ (21.11.2012)

Vypracování strukturovaného životopisu a motivačního dopisu

Absolvování řečnického vystoupení na zvolené téma

Přednesení krátké odborné přednášky s doprovodnou presentací

Zhotovení a představení plakátu s výsledky vlastní práce

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Obhajoba individuálního projektu 0.5 14
Účast na přednáškách 0.5 14
Práce na individuálním projektu 0.5 14
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 0.5 14
2 / 2 56 / 56
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 20
Defense of an individual project 50
Oral examination 30