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96086 Research Project 1

6cp; 4hpw (1 x 2hr masterclass, 1 x 2hr workshop)
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


This subject teaches skills necessary to conduct a research project. Students learn how to effectively search and appraise research findings to inform a literature review. Students gain an understanding of the research process with a focus on clinical research, by exploration of the scientific method including research design and methodology, ethical practice, data and statistical analysis. Students are allocated a group, a project and a supervisor. Students identify relevant background information for the project by performing a review of the scientific literature pertaining to the research question; and writing a research proposal that addresses the ethical concerns, timeline, and statistical analysis plan of the project. Students arrange and attend regular meetings with their supervisor outside of timetabled hours for the subject. Some students may be required to undertake specialised training (e.g. in laboratory techniques), which takes place outside of timetabled hours for the subject.

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