Code: 17AMBPIZ Work with Information Sources and Research Methodology
Lecturer: prof. Ing. Karel Roubík Ph.D. Weekly load: 2+0 Assessment: KZ
Department: 17110 Credits: 2 Semester: S
Description:
Methodology roots of research. Methods and technique of research. Logic of scientific research. Theoretical roots of research. Scientific information as a tool for every day use. Structure of scientific information. Information retrieval possibilities. Methods of information processing and applications in practice. Hooking for sources of scientific information. Examples of systems from the field of health care. Processing of summary reports
Contents:
1.Types of research, legal aspects and financial support.
2.Clinical trials-aims, importance, types. Pharmaceutical clinical trials and their phases.
3.Correct and incorrect usage of statistics and testing of hypotheses. Interpretation of results.
4.Statistical analysis-different statistical tests and their selection. Errors and avoiding them.
5.Animal experiments-legal aspects, accessibility, practical information.
6.Ethics in research and clinical trials, ethical committees, informed consent, good clinical practice (GCP).
7.Information resources and their relevancy.
8.Writing of scientific and professional abstracts. Requirements on bachelor and diploma theses. Articles for journals.
9.Presentations of results-tables, charts, diagrams. Multimedia presentations.
10.Czech formal language.
11.English formal language.
12.Redaction and DTP work.
13.Patents and legal aspects.
14.Grants and grant process. European research and student projects.
Recommended literature:
[1] Zeiger M. Essentials of writing biomedical research papers. 2nd ed. New York: Mcgraw-Hill; 2000.
[2] Gustavii B. How to write and illustrate a scientific paper. 1st ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; 2003.
[3] Day RA, Gastel B. How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper. 7th ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; 2012.