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Otolaryngology Research Project Part 1 (OTOL40001)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelHonours
Subject codeOTOL40001
Semester 1
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In this subject, students undertake an independent research project in a hearing-related field of science or biomedicine under the close supervision of an academic mentor(s). The project is directed at developing the student's ability to design and undertake a substantial body of work, to critically analyse and interpret research findings, and to report on the outcomes in written and verbal form using the appropriate scientific style.

Intended learning outcomes

The honours program in otolaryngology provides students with the experience and skills required to conduct independent research in a hearing-related field of science or biomedicine.

Generic skills

Students will learn to:

• Design and manage a research project
• Critically appraise scientific literature
• Analyse and interpret scientific findings, and place outcomes in the context of the existing literature
• Communicate scientific ideas effectively in both written format and through oral presentation
• Evaluate and synthesize information in a flexible manner
• Conduct research in a scientific laboratory, following standard protocols, operating procedures and safe work practices

Last updated: 10 August 2019