|Edition||Concursos por Regime||Scheme||Vacancies||Deadlines|
|Regime de Ingresso em Doutoramento||Admission - Doctoral Programme||-||2018-02-03 to 2018-04-30|
The course "Research Methods I" aims to provide a thorough training in epistemological and methodological issues in qualitative research in psychology. More specifically: i) To present the assumptions and characteristics of qualitative research, demonstrating its usefulness and presenting the ways it operates within the domain of psychology research; i(i) To present an overview of the phases and procedures required for planning and structuring of qualitative research projects in psychology; (iii) To contact with and to rehearse the use of methods of qualitative data collection and analysis; (iv) To critically analyse qualitative research studies
To reflect on the epistemological assumptions of Psychology
To become progressively more aware of the process of knowledge construction in Psychology by articulating with their specific area of study
To deepen the theoretical knowledge about Psychological Science, by framing them in the wider field of social sciences and humanities
To reflect on the theoretical assumptions and options of their own research
To reflect on the impact of the theoretical paradigms in the process of knowledge construction in psychology and specifically in their field of study.
To become aware of the ethical dimension of research in Psychology.
The Research Seminar intends to contribute to the design and development of the research project, namely in theoretical/conceptual and methodological dimensions, with the ultimate goal of producing a scientific study that should be relevant, original and meaningful.
Similarly to Research Seminar I, Research Seminar II also intends to contribute to the design and development of the research project and thesis, through the development of conceptual and methodological skills. Throughout the second semester, students work on the final version of their thesis project.
1. To recognize scientific writing as a specific type of writing style.
2. To be familiar with the main characteristics of scientific writing, including peer review.
3. To know the main conventions of scientific writing, particularly those promoted by the American Psychological Association, APA.
4. To be able to use the main conventions of scientific writing in Psychology, with a special emphasis on APA style empirical articles and posters.
5. To be familiar with the steps involved in submitting an article to publication in peer reviewed journals, and to be able to conduct them (namely preparing letters to the Editor and response to Reviewers).
The Research Seminar I aims at monitoring the implementation of the doctoral research work.
This curricular unit aims to monitor the preparation and writing of the doctoral thesis.