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Nature Masterclass Course – Interpreting Scientific Results


Interpreting Scientific Results’ is aimed at all researchers in the natural sciences who want to develop their skills in adequately interpreting results. It provides the knowledge, life-long practical skills, and confidence required to address their scientific question, contextualize their findings to understand the bigger picture, as well as what they bring to their scientific field, and write an interpretation with a focus on their key message.

What you’ll learn

  • Recognize and avoid the most common pitfalls when interpreting results 
  • Understand the steps you can take if their results are unexpected
  • Address your research aims, contextualize your findings, and understand how they advance their scientific field
  • Communicate findings with a focus on your key message

This is a course in the Nature Masterclasses, for which Penn has an institutional subscription. For a broad overview and guide to accessing the courses, see Nature Masterclasses: Overview.

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