BMED4002 Research Communication in Biomedical Sciences
- 6 points
|Semester 1||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- This unit includes (1) a presentation to staff and students in the School of Biomedical Sciences of the proposal (an in-depth overview of the literature pertaining to students' field of study; an outline of the principal aims of the study and an overview of the approaches used to achieve the aims); (2) laboratory-specific weekly journal club, in which journal articles are critiqued by students and staff in each research group; (3) a poster presentation; and (4) a defence on the research.
- Students are able to (1) demonstrate effective oral and written presentation of research rationale, hypotheses, aims, methods, results and interpretations and (2) orally describe and critically appraise published original research papers.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) presentation of proposal; (2) attendance and participation at a weekly journal club; and (3) poster presentation and defence. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Professor Mathew Martin-Iverson
- Unit rules
- attainment of a weighted average mark of 65 per cent in Level 3 units in a relevant Biomedical Science major
equivalent level of achievement of biomedical science knowledge from another university
in a related biomedical discipline relevant to the student's project of choice and the supervisor's expertise
- For students enrolled in the Biomedical Science Honours HONS-BIOMS:
BMED4001 Biomedical Science Research Literature Review
BMED4003 Medical Research Design, Protocols and Analysis,
BMED4004 Medical Research Ethics and Clinical Rationale
- Advisable prior study:
- Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Biomedical Science with major in a Biomedical Sciences area
- Contact hours
- scheduled meetings with supervisors: approximately 1 hour per week, in consultation with supervisor; seminars, workshops and independent work: up to 25 hours per week spread over all four honours units
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
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