Research skills

Objective

To learn discipline-independent skills for doing quantitative research at the graduate-level.

Topics

Introduction to philosophy and history of science, scientific method, finding your question, design of experiments, ensuring reproducibility, data analysis in R, visualization, introduction to LaTeX, scientific writing, logic and clarity, scientific presentations, good scientific practice

Course Website

See http://florianhartig.github.io/ResearchSkills/

Taught in

Winter term 12/13 (3-week full time, Uni Freiburg, MSc Env/For)
Winter term 12/13 (1-week full time, Uni Freiburg, MSc Renewable Energy Management)
Winter term 13/14 (3-week full time, Uni Freiburg, MSc Env/For)
Winter term 14/15 (3-week full time, Uni Freiburg, MSc Env/For)