800971 SE Scientific methods and skeptical inquiry in research (and everyday life)

winter semester 2020/2021 | Last update: 05.11.2020 Place course on memo list
800971
SE Scientific methods and skeptical inquiry in research (and everyday life)
SE 2
2,5
weekly
every 2nd year
English

PhD students in the MSCA Doctoral Programme "DOCC" acquire general and transferable skills connecting "modelling" with the "real" world.

General introduction to philosophy and methodology of science, research ethics and open science; with an emphasis on methods to establish "real" trustable facts against alleged un- and anti-scientific claims (e.g. on climate and vaccine denial, pseudo-medicine, "fake journals", or "alternative facts").

Online seminar with talks contributed by the participants. Connection to videoconference via Olat "Virtial classroom".

immanent examination character

To be announced in the lecture

not applicable
05.10.2020