15 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: This module will provide an introductory overview of the principles and practice of contemporary research methods used in bio-dental science. Demonstrations and 'hands on' practical sessions will enable students to experience techniques, use of controls and determination of validity, data analysis and 'troubleshooting' specific protocols. It will also highlight best-practice in keeping a laboratory note-book that facilitates compilation of results and demonstration of scientific integrity.

Restrictions on availability: Only available to those students studying DENUXX Bio-dental Science and Technology (BSc)

Teaching Methods: Seminars, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Clinical Dentistry):

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