Course: Management of science and research

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Course title Management of science and research
Course code PRF/PGS00
Organizational form of instruction Course
Level of course Doctoral
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 10
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Tkadlec Emil, prof. MVDr. CSc.
  • Holecová Michaela, Ing.
  • Dvořák Zdeněk, prof. RNDr. DrSc.
Course content
21st September 2016 from 14:00 h "Introductory remarks" (prof. RNDr. Zdeněk Dvořák, DrSc., Ph.D.). 5th October 2016 from 14:00 h "Philosophy of Science 1: What is science and how it differs from other similar systems." (prof. MVDr. Emil Tkadlec, CSc.). 12th October 2016 from 14:00 h "Philosophy of Science 2: Falsification model of Karl Popper and paradigmatic historical concept of science developed by Thomas Kuhn." (prof. MVDr. Emil Tkadlec, CSc.). 19th October 2016 from 14:00 h "Scientific writings 1: Retrieving information in UP and style requirements for scientific text." (prof. MVDr. Emil Tkadlec, CSc.). 26th October 2016 from 14:00 h "Scientific writings 2: Structure and organisation of text in a scientific paper." (prof. MVDr. Emil Tkadlec, CSc.). 2nd November 2016 from 14:00 h "Scientometry. Ethics in science." (prof. RNDr. Zdeněk Dvořák, DrSc., Ph.D.). 9th November 2016 from 14:00 h "Principles of science and research funding, types of financial sources" (Mgr. Ing. Michaela Holecová). 16th November 2016 from 14:00 h "Concluding remarks. Credit." (prof. RNDr. Zdeněk Dvořák, DrSc., Ph.D.).

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
  • Attendace - 39 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
To prepare PhD students for better employability in a competitive environment.
The students will get basic overview of the project management which allow them to submit their own project proposals. They will get basic principles of scientific work that are necessary for their own research activities. Acquire knowledge about scientometry and ethics in science. Acquire knowledge about financial aspects of the research.
Prerequisites
No specific requirements.

Assessment methods and criteria
unspecified
Course is covered with credit. Student will receive credit based on the presence at five (5) courses (the first and the last course is not included).
Recommended literature
  • Tkadlec, E. (2011). Strategie a metody vědecké práce v přírodních vědách: filozofické názory a komunikační dovednosti. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci.


Study plans that include the course
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