The student is familiar with the research process and with the characteristics of scientific information including an ability to obtain and process scientific information, and to report and apply the results especially in the fields of medicine, dentistry and health sciences.
The student knows the role of scientific publications, can use and evaluate information sources critically. The student will be able to search research articles using basic literature retrieval methods and to use bibliographic databases available at the Medical Faculty.
The student knows basic principles in research ethics and good scientific practice.
Guidelines for written assignments and word processing:
Structure of assignments and thesis, reporting of findings, tables and figures, citing and references.
Principles of scientific research, ethics in research, research methods in the main disciplines (clinical medicine, epidemiology, biomedicine and health sciences).
Scientific journals, research articles, critical evaluation of research findings, ethics in scientific publication and bibliometrics.
Special issues in medical research:
Ethics in research, regulations in clinical research and use of animals in scientific research, research groups.