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Students will attend and participate in research seminars and tutorials organized by the Health and Biomedical Informatics Centre in a variety of topics related with informatics in different health areas, such as mobile health, participatory health or precision medicine. Health informatics is a dynamic and multidisciplinary discipline and for this reason the seminars and tutorials will include those hosted and given by speakers and postgraduate students from the Health and Biomedical Informatics Centre as well as external speakers and seminars drawn from related areas and disciplines across the University and webinars offered by international experts from academia, government and industry.
In these seminars students will gain access to and insight about the current perspectives and developments of the discipline, engaging with a variety of researchers and different experimental approaches and methods to answer research questions in Health disciplines from an informatics perspective. Along with these seminars students will receive a set of related relevant prescribed readings from scientific journals associated with each of the seminars for analysis and interpretation.
Intended learning outcomes
This subject should provide the students with:
- an updated understanding of current problems in health informatics
- an updated understanding of the current methodologies used to solve research problems in health informatics
- the ability to understand research papers and reports in the area of health informatics
On completion students should have acquired the following generic skills
- Ability to read and understand scientific literature.
- Ability to analyse scientific data
- Ability to write scientific reports
Last updated: 2 December 2019