PHYS 395: Research Methods - Spring 2020
Location & Contact InfoInstructors: Sergiy Bubin (part I), Thomas Oikonomou (part II), and Konstantinos Valagiannopoulos (part III)
Lecture Hours: Mon,Wed,Fri 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm in room 7.246
Office Hours (Sergiy Bubin): Tue 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Thu 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm in room 7E.333 (or by appointment)
Email (Sergiy Bubin): email@example.com
Office Phone (Sergiy Bubin): +7 (7172) 69 46 63
Course DescriptionThis course is designed to help students acquire basic knowledge and skills that are essential in everyday research work in modern academic, industrial, and government environments. Specific topics include: characteristics of good research, science ethics, science funding, research proposals, gathering and critical evaluation of scientific information, bibliometrics and scientometrics, writing scientific reports and white papers, publication process in peer-reviewed journals, preparing technical oral presentations, dissemination of research results, proprietary vs open science, science policies and advocacy, public outreach, and others. Along with the general concepts relevant to those topics, the students will learn how to use various tools and software commonly used in the physics community.
Course InfoSyllabus: syllabus.pdf
TextbooksNo particular text has been assigned to this class. Each specific topic or assignment may require working with different sources of information (intructors will provide some references or weblinks).
AssignmentsThe course will have several written assignments and oral presentations (in various formats)
Lecture MaterialsImportant note: Lecture materials provided below may be inclomplete and should not be considered a full substitute for notes taken in class
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