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Research Methods and Communication II

Module code: BIO309

Credits: 15.0
Semester: SEM1
Timetable:

    Tutorial
  • Semester 1: Weeks 2, 5, 9: Wednesday 11 am - 12 pm
  • Semester 1: Weeks 5, 9: Wednesday 11 am - 12 pm
    Lecture
  • Semester 1: Weeks 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11, 12: Wednesday 11 am - 1 pm
    IT Class
  • Semester 1: Weeks 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11: Friday 9 am - 12 pm
  • Semester 1: Weeks 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11: Friday 2 pm - 5 pm

Contact: Prof Richard Nichols
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: BIO209 (SBC264)

In this module we look at advanced topics in experimental design, data analysis and science communication. Topics covered include the design of large-scale studies, advanced data analysis techniques in R, and statistics which build on Research Methods and Communications I from the year before. The tutorial component continues the theme from second year with further writing exercises, a mock exam essay and popular science writing practice.

Connected course(s): UDF DATA
Assessment: 75.0% Examination, 25.0% Coursework
Level: 6

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