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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Basics Scientific Communication - N342029
Title: Základy vědecké komunikace
Guaranteed by: Department of Chemistry of Natural Compounds (342)
Faculty: Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology
Actual: from 2022
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: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Is provided by: B342008
For type:  
Guarantor: Štěpánek Petr Ing. Ph.D.
Is interchangeable with: M342018, B342008
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Last update: TAJ342 (01.10.2013)
The course is aimed at increasing of presentation soft skills of students. Theoretical lectures serve as a basis supplemented by practical exercises in retorics, presentation of scientific lecture and poster communication. Substantial part of the course is formed by the preparation for bachelor thesis writing.
Aim of the course -
Last update: TAJ342 (01.10.2013)

Students will be able to:

Prepare and present a scientific lecture, including graphical accompaniment

Prepare a poster communication

Individually work out a selected topic into a short speech

Assemble a structured CV and a motivation letter

Write the bachelor thesis

Literature -
Last update: TAJ342 (01.10.2013)

R: Hirsch H. L.: Essential Communication Strategies for Scientists, Engineers, and Technology Professionals, Wiley, 2005 (Online ISBN: 9780471722946)

A: Russel N.: Communicating Science: Professional, Popular, Literary, Cambridge University Press, 2010

Learning resources -
Last update: MORAVCOJ (07.02.2018)

Lecture presentations and text Scientific communication published at and in e-learning system.

Requirements to the exam - Czech
Last update: MORAVCOJ (20.11.2012)

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 -
Last update: TAJ342 (01.10.2013)

1. Forms of communication, listeners needs

2. Social behavior, introduction, CV, motivation letter

3. Principles of oral speech, classification of oral speeches, outline

4. Retorics exercise on a selected topic

5. Language and scientific skills for writing text

6. Skills for reading scientific texts

7. Basics of non-verbal communication, emotional intelligence

8. Rules for short scientific lecture with a PowerPoint presentation

9. Scientific lecture

10. Rules for creation of posters

11. Poster presentation

12. Rules for writing a bachelor thesis, structure, chapters

13. Bachelor thesis - introduction, literature search part, results and discussion, conclusion, summary

14. Communication on conferences

Entry requirements - Czech
Last update: MORAVCOJ (20.11.2012)


Registration requirements -
Last update: TAJ342 (01.10.2013)


Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Konzultace s vyučujícími 0.3 7
Obhajoba individuálního projektu 1 28
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Práce na individuálním projektu 1 28
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 0.2 6
Účast na seminářích 0.5 14
4 / 4 111 / 112
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 50
Defense of an individual project 40
Oral examination 10