Courses by CRS members

Better Research

Biomedical research is usually understood as “search for the truth” based on biological facts, but besides these scientific facts there are some other interesting aspects of this research, which its practitioners ought to consider too. In this course we will discuss different responsibilities that come along with biomedical research.

Restricted to students in the MD-PhD and MSc Medical Biology programs. For registration please contact jacqueline.wiedler AT

Organised by the Institute of Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine, UZH. Held by Simon Schwab.

When: May 6, 2019, 5-7pm

Where: Y13-L-11/13

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Preregistration and reproducibility

Advanced statistics: good scientific practice for neuroscientists. Organised by the Department of Economics, University of Zurich. Held by Simon Schwab.

When: Feb 15, 2019

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Software Carpentry 2019

Teaching basic lab skills for research computing.

Software Carpentry aims to help researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems.

When: Feb 7-8, 2019

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Better Research

Different perspectives on responsible research and good scientific practice. Molecular life sciences PhD Programme: MLS 2-day course. Coordinated by Anna Deplazes Zemp, Center for Ethics UZH. Held by Eva Furrer.

When: Dec 6, 2018

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