UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

SMED5411 Research Project 3

Credit 6 points
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AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Content Students continue with their research project, under supervision. In addition to completing their research project, students are expected to analyse and critically interpret their data in the context of the available literature and the wider research field; prepare a journal paper (preferable) or written report summarising the outcomes of the research in a clear, concise manner; prepare an abstract suitable for submission (if possible) to a conference (this may be to a local meeting, medical student conference or national/international congress); present the outcomes of the project in oral or poster format, summarising the research and significant findings (preferably an oral presentation at a local conference or at their school/institute, but it may include a poster presentation at a national/international meeting); and be able to answer relevant questions regarding the conduct or outcomes of their research project.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) demonstrate specific application of general statistical knowledge to the analysis of data arising from the research project; (2) demonstrate critical interpretation of results in the context of the wider research field; (3) demonstrate further development of written communication skills, including scientific abstract writing; and (4) demonstrate oral communication and defence of research findings.
Assessment Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) manuscript or report (50 per cent); (2) scientific abstract (20 per cent); and (3) oral or poster presentation (30 per cent). Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Sunalene Devadason
Unit rules
Prerequisites: SMED5321 Research Project 2
Approved quota: 240—domestic (210) and international (30)
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.meddent.uwa.edu.au/Units/SMED5411/TS-C-1/2017

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