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Part A and Part B of this subject provide Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students with training in research methods. Students gain an understanding of evidence-based clinical practice and critical review of the scientific literature. The subject develops the scholarly literacy of veterinary students through development of research, analysis and reference management skills. Additionally, scientific written communication skills are developed through the production of a scientific literature review.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of Part A and Part B of this subject, students will be able to:
- Apply research methodology and integrate knowledge and research skills to address a research question in veterinary science
- Identify and search relevant databases of scientific literature
- Critically analyse and interpret scientific literature relevant to veterinary medicine
- Appropriately reference scientific literature and use reference management software
- Recognise the importance of evidence-based methods in veterinary practice
- Apply an understanding of the development of evidence-based practice and evidence-based methods in veterinary science
- Communicate research findings in oral and written form.
Students completing Part A and Part B of this subject will be able to:
- Research and critically evaluate the scientific literature
- Interpret and integrate knowledge published in scientific reports
- Effectively communicate the results of research by oral and written communication
- Understand and avoid plagiarism by accurately acknowledging sources used
- Comply with legal and ethical requirements related to accessing, using and storing text, data, images and sound.
Last updated: 9 October 2020