HEALTH 3000A - Research Placement for Health Sciences

North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2016

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This course is designed to expose third-year BHlthSc (Adv) students to the university medical research environment and provide an opportunity to participate in the process of scientific research. The primary component of this course is the research placement, in which students are associated with an active research group in the Faculty, facilitating opportunity to gain hands-on medical research experience. The course will contribute to the student?s major in one of the three designated majors for the B.Hlth.Sc (Adv) (in Epidemiology, Nutrition or Reproductive Health) and therefore the research project will be in one of these areas. The research placement experience will be supported by tutorials and a ?journal club? focusing on development of core research skills and knowledge and critical appraisal of research outputs. The tutorials will also explore research integrity and the ethical issues associated with medical research. The course builds on HEALTH 2000 - Experimental Research in Health Sciences (Adv) II. Each student will document their research activities with a final written report, and in addition will communicate their research findings at an end-of-year symposium.

  • General Course Information
    Course Details
    Course Code HEALTH 3000A
    Course Research Placement for Health Sciences
    Coordinating Unit Health Sciences Faculty Office
    Term Semester 1
    Level Undergraduate
    Location/s North Terrace Campus
    Contact Up to 5 hours per week, including 3 hours of research placement
    Available for Study Abroad and Exchange N
    Prerequisites HEALTH 2000
    Restrictions This course is restricted to BHlthSc (Advanced) students
    Course Description This course is designed to expose third-year BHlthSc (Adv) students to the university medical research environment and provide an opportunity to participate in the process of scientific research. The primary component of this course is the research placement, in which students are associated with an active research group in the Faculty, facilitating opportunity to gain hands-on medical research experience. The course will contribute to the student?s major in one of the three designated majors for the B.Hlth.Sc (Adv) (in Epidemiology, Nutrition or Reproductive Health) and therefore the research project will be in one of these areas.
    The research placement experience will be supported by tutorials and a ?journal club? focusing on development of core research skills and knowledge and critical appraisal of research outputs. The tutorials will also explore research integrity and the ethical issues associated with medical research. The course builds on HEALTH 2000 - Experimental Research in Health Sciences (Adv) II. Each student will document their research activities with a final written report, and in addition will communicate their research findings at an end-of-year symposium.
    Course Staff

    Course Coordinator: Professor Amanda Page

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