040.004 Scientific work: Publishing and Dissemination
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020W, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

... differentiate between different publication media and publication processes and independently plan a publication strategy.

... understand the implications of Open Science and Open Access when publishing and disseminating research results.

... systematically manage and, if possible, publish research data, to improve transparency and to foster discoverability and impact of your research.

... manage and foster your own scientific digital profile in order to increase your findability and visibility as a researcher.

... identify methods and tools to evaluate research.

... learn to plan your own targeted publication strategy (why and what to publish; authorship and collaboration; where to publish; i.e. choosing a journal; raising the research profile; sharing publications and data...).

Subject of course

- Which publication types and publication processes are there?

- What is a publication strategy?

- What are Open Science and Open Access and how can they influence the publication and dissemination process?

- What is the implication of publications and research data findability, and how can they be made “FAIR” (“findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable”)?

- What is a scientific or academic digital identity?

- What are persistent identifiers (PIDs), and how to use them?

- Which indicators apply in the evaluation of research?

- Tips and tricks for publishing and disseminate your research

- How to plan a publication strategy?

Teaching methods

Theoretical inputs, discussions in large and small groups, forums participation, practical exercises.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Target group: doctoral and master's students.

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)


  • Gomez-Sanchez, Alicia Fatima


Course dates

Mon09:00 - 12:0012.10.2020 Live-Stream (LIVE)Session 1
Mon09:00 - 12:0019.10.2020 Live-Stream (LIVE)Session 2
Mon09:00 - 12:0023.11.2020 Live-StreamSession 3
Mon09:00 - 12:0030.11.2020 Live-Stream (LIVE)Session 4
Mon09:00 - 12:0007.12.2020 Live-Stream (LIVE)Session 5
Mon09:00 - 12:0014.12.2020 Live-Stream (LIVE)Session 6
Mon09:00 - 12:0011.01.2021 Live-Stream (LIVE)Session 7
Mon09:00 - 12:0018.01.2021 Live-Stream (LIVE)Session 8
Mon09:00 - 12:0025.01.2021 Live-Stream (LIVE)Session 9

Examination modalities

Active participation, practical exercises and drafting of a publication strategy 

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.09.2020 00:00 06.10.2020 23:59 15.10.2020 23:59


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 490 Technical Chemistry Not specified
TRS Transferable Skills Not specified


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