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Approx. 7 hours to complete
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publicationsevaluating researchResearch Methodologyresearch ethicsResearch
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Beginner Level
Approx. 7 hours to complete
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Politecnico di Milano

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

WEEK 1 - Research and its context

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 30 min)
4 videos
What is science? What is scientific research?7m
Scientific progress and the progress of society6m
Research, innovation and public engagement8m
1 practice exercise
Weekly Quiz 130m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

WEEK 2 - Research Methodology

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 46 min)
6 videos
The scientific method: a historical perspective8m
Lesson learned from the history of science7m
The logic of scientific discoveries10m
The limits of discoveries8m
Experimental validation of research results9m
1 practice exercise
Weekly quiz 230m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

WEEK 3 - The products of research: publications and beyond

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 52 min)
6 videos
Writing a research paper10m
The peer review process10m
The publication world7m
Other forms of diffusion8m
Towards open access10m
1 practice exercise
Weekly Quiz 330m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

WEEK 4 - The researcher's progress

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 30 min)
4 videos
Researcher in formation6m
Acquiring and mastering the necessary skills5m
The indipendent researcher10m
1 practice exercise
Weekly Quiz 430m

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