10 Credits AUTUMN

Co-requisites: MED6002, MED6005

Aims/Description: The first core module includes a discussion of scientific thinking, how to read and write scientific literature, the ethics of the use of human and animal subjects in research, planning experiments for appropriate statistical analysis, practical use of tatistical methods, data presentation and the detection of scientific fraud.

Staff Contact: Dr F Guesdon
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: The assessment will be done in two parts. The first part will consist of coursework and will be handed electronically approximately two weeks after the end of the taught course. The second part will be a formal examination aimed at assessing the more te
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