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920003J Responsible research: publications, data, metrics and merits, 1 ECTS cr 
Code 920003J  Validity 01.08.2011 -
Name Responsible research: publications, data, metrics and merits  Abbreviation Responsible res 
Scope1 ECTS cr   
TypePost-graduate Studies Discipline 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Unit University of Oulu Graduate School, UniOGS 

Teachers
Name
Ursula Heinikoski 

Description
ECTS Credits 

2 ECTS credits / 54 hours of work

 
Language of instruction 

English on autumn term, Finnish on spring term.

 
Timing 

The course unit is held in the autumn semester, during period II, and in the spring semester, during period IV. It is recommended to complete the course at the beginning of the doctoral studies.

 
Learning outcomes 

After completing the course the students

- are able to find the most important and high-impact international literature on their research subject,

- are familiar with the publishing practices in their field of study and know how to evaluate the importance of scientific publications,

- understand the issues associated with responsible science and the managing of research data,

- know how to apply what they have learned in the publishing process of an academic dissertation and/or article.

 
Contents 

Finding scientific information and the most important databases. Reference management.

Evaluation of publications based on quantitative and qualitative methods. Visibility of researchers and research. Choosing publication channel. Responsible science, open access publishing, and managing of research data.

 
Mode of delivery 

Blended teaching

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

Lectures and guided exercises 12h, web course 27h, self-study 15h

 
Target group 

Doctoral students

 
Recommended or required reading 

Open science - web course

Responsible research in the University of Oulu

Subject guides, where applicable

 
Assessment methods and criteria 

Participation in lectures and successful completion of the open science web course and course assignments.

 
Grading 

Pass/fail

 
Person responsible 

Ursula Heinikoski

 


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
Registration Responsible research: publications, data, metrics and merits autumn 2019  Course    28.10.19 -02.12.19
Registration Vastuullinen tutkimus:julkaisut, data, metriikka ja meritoituminen kevät 2020  Course    06.04.20 -18.05.20

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