Topic outline

  • General

    This course introduces the student to the field of scientific publishing: what is a scientific article and how it differs from a web page, what is peer review, how to find scientific journals and how is the quality of various scientific publishing forums attempted to be assessed. As part of the course, the student will do an exercise, where the student finds a unique peer-reviewed scientific article reporting original research, makes a structured analysis of it, uses a similarity detection software, and gives and gets peer feedback.

    CHEM-E0112 (1 ECTS, pass/fail) is a new course that starts first time in September 2024. The course is a mandatory part of the new (2024-) Master's Programme in Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering. Students are welcome from other aster's programmes of of the Aalto School of Chemical Engineering, and even from other schools at Aalto, as scientific publishing in general. 

    • Registration period starts 5.8.2024 and ends 9.9.2024. 
    • After this, the next opportunity to complete the CHEM-E0112 course will be in academic year 2025-2026. 

    More materials will come in August 2024. Welcome!

    June 17, 2024, Riikka Puurunen, responsible teacher