Aims/Description: This module uses the review of a small number of carefully selected recent research publications, particularly those of relevance to the local area, as a method of gaining knowledge and insight into both current developments within the study of natural and human environments and the methods by which research-based knowledge is both accumulated and disseminated.

Restrictions on availability: EMPTY

Staff Contact: Dr Darren Webb
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: 3 Critiques, 1500 words each

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