Learning outcomes: Criteria to evaluate scientific contribution. Scientific research projects in engineering science. Principles of qualitative and quantitative analysis. Viewpoints of how to illustrate the results of quantitative analysis. Different means to carry out literature reviews, interviews and surveys. Utilization of silent knowledge. Contents and structures of research plans and research structures based on IMRAD-principle. Viewpoints of writing scientific articles and conference papers. Practical advice about making a conference presentation. Guidelines of acting as an opponent in a scientific conference or seminar.