The course provides a broad view of how to become and progress as a researcher. It spans over a wide range of topics, from the historical development of scientific thought to research methodology, to the pragmatics of publication, research funding, evaluation, and promotion in a researcher’s career. It also stresses the ethical aspects of research. Although the course speaks about scientific research in general, it especially focuses on the field on Information and Communication Science and Technology.
You can access the course absolutely free of charge and completely online.
The course materials will still be available to all registered users, even after the closing of the edition.
Further editions of this course will be activated each academic year.