MEDC5801 Development and Communication of Research
- 6 points
|Semester 2||Royal Perth Hospital||Face to face|
- This unit teaches students how to develop research ideas and write research proposals, grants and ethics committee applications, and how to communicate research findings. Topics include philosophy of science; hypothesis generation; generating a research idea; research proposal development; application for ethics committee approval; grant procedures; informed consent, privacy and confidentiality; recruitment of research subjects; responsible conduct of research; communicating research findings clearly; preparing abstracts; writing research papers; developing graphics for presentations and basic research statistical analysis.
- Students are able to (1) write fundable grant applications and research proposals; (2) write ethics committee applications; (3) understand ethical conduct in research; (4) understand the research processes of informed consent and the recruitment of subjects; (5) communicate research as abstracts, manuscripts and oral presentations; and (6) critically evaluate scientific research findings and their statistical concepts.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) participation and (2) assignment. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Associate Professor Damon Bell
- Unit rules
|Approved quota: 10|
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.