General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title Preparation of a scientific publication
Language English
Module lecturer prof. UAM dr hab. Danuta Michalska
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position professor
Faculty Faculty of Geographical and Geological Sciences
Semester 2024/2025 (summer)
Duration 30


possible 2 groups, 30h x 2 groups = 60h


Collegium Geologicum is located at the Morasko Campus, 200 metres from the Geography building.

Timetable could be determined together with students, on the beginning we proposed Tuesday 11:30-13:00;

It is possible to adjust the date to the group of students - please contact us at:

Module aim (aims)

The course is aimed to introduce in an easy and comprehensible way the knowledge about the scientific work and preparation of a scientific publication.


The course is addressed to the students (foreign and Polish) of: geology, geography, environmental sciences, biology and archeology.

Possible work on students' own materials

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

Basic knowledge in Earth sciences or archaeology.

The knowledge is presented at the level that is accessible not only for the geology students, but also for students of other educational disciplines.


Week1-10: Practical exercises - research problem - samples -  methods - bibliography - results - interpretation - presentation - publication. Discussion.

Reading list

Supporting literature :

Geochronology Journal


Radiocarbon Journal


Sheela P. Turbek, Taylor M. Chock, Kyle Donahue, Caroline A. Havrilla, Angela M. Oliverio, Stephanie K. Polutchko, Lauren G. Shoemaker, Lara Vimercati. 2016. Scientific Writing Made Easy: A Step-by-Step Guide to Undergraduate Writing in the Biological Sciences. The Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, published by Wiley Periodicals, Inc., 417-426.