Communication in science

This course is part of the programme
Doctoral study programme Physics

Objectives and competences

  • Independent search and evaluation of published results
  • presentation of a given research topic to general scientific community in oral and in written form
  • Prerequisites



    The aim of this course is to prepare the students to competently present a chosen field of research to general audience and to broaden the knowledge and understanding of a pallete of ongoing research activities in physics and natural sciences.

    Intended learning outcomes

    Knowledge and understanding:

    The students will learn how to obtain and critically evaluate published results, clearly and efficiently present research topics to general scientific audience and to broaden their general knowledge by being exposed to the state-of-the-art research activities in various filelds of physics.


    • M. Stevens, Subtleties of Scientific Style, ScienceScape Editing, 2007 Catalogue
    • V. Booth, Communicating in Science: Writing a Scientific Paper and Speaking at Scientific Meetings, Cambridge University Press, 2006 Catalogue E-version
    • Other materials as agreed with the lecturer


    Grading of a written scientific paper (100).

    Lecturer's references

    Full professor of Physics at the University of Nova Gorica.