Course code VET403

VET403 Scientific publication

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Course responsible: Stig Einride Larsen
ECTS credits: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Teaching language: EN, NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
Fall week 41/42
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2016H
Course contents:

- Different structure of scientific papers with highlighting of Vancouver

- Abstract outlay and construction

- Structure of Introduction

- Hypotheses and Aims

- Material and Methods

- Results; Tables and figures

- Structure of Discussion

- References

Learning outcome:

-   Evaluate publication of other

-    Write manuscript based on own study and results

Learning activities:
Lectures and evaluation of relevant publication within own field.

-   Larsen S. Scientific writing. Course notes for the postgraduate course in research methodology at the       Norwegian School of Veterinary Science 20011

-   Greenhalgh T. How to read a paper. The basic of evidence-based medicine. Wiley Blackwell 2014

-    Hall GM. How to write a paper. Wiley Blackwell BMJ- books. 2013

A minimal background in biostatistics (for instance VET410) is required. Some experience with clinical trials is also necessary.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Attendance is compulsory. An attendence record of at least 75% is required to pass the course.
Evaluation of an unknown publication in the field of Veterinary Science. Oral presentation and exam (45 minutes)   
Nominal workload:
40 hours
Entrance requirements:
Open to Ph.D studens at NMBU - Campus Adamstuen.
Type of course:
3 long days (10 hours) 

Deadline for registration: week 29

Course fee: 6500 NOK

Examination details: Oral presentation: