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