911340 Soil - plant science workshop: from the hypothesis to publication I


Type
Seminar
Semester hours
3
Lecturer (assistant)
Wenzel, Walter , Puschenreiter, Markus
Organisation
Institute of Soil Research (IBF)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2017/18
Languages of instruction
Englisch

Content

Introduction to the course

Seminars
Development of hypothesis and research plan (experimental design)
Introduction to modeling (tools)
Data analysis and interpretation
Scientific writing

Contact hours to discuss your thesis work individually

Presentation of thesis work by students

Previous knowledge expected

Sound knowledge of fundamental soil and plant sciences

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Aim:
Provide a (guided) forum for Master and PhD students to train their hard and soft skills in scientific work and thesis writing related to topics in soil and rhizosphere research.
Objectives
- Make you familar with selected concepts of rhizosphere research and related research tools (experimental & modeling)
- Encourage and support Master and PhD students interested in soil and rhizosphere ecology and biogeochemistry to enhance their skills in identifying research questions and develop related research plans
- Train your experimental and modeling skills
- Enhance your writing and presentation skills

Learning outcomes:
- Know and apply how to structure and analyse soil and plant data
- Know and apply important rules of scientific writing and peer review in soil and plant sciences
- Improve your presentation skills
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.