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ODONT 6017OL - Research Methods and Ethics

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: Online
Contact: Supervision as required
Restriction: Available to Grad Dip Forensic Odontology students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Assessment: Participation in seminar, evaluation and written critique of given scientific paper

The course of seminars and workshops aims to provide students with an appreciation of research methods, experimental design and ethics as they apply to research in dentistry and forensic sciences. Students will gain an understanding of scientific methods, human and animal ethics as well as the ethics approval process. In addition students will receive a grounding in biostatistics, experimental design and methodology, analysis, management and presentation of data, evaluation of research papers, scientific writing and oral presentations. Students are also required to complete training in laboratory and chemical safety, use of bibliography databases and the Cochrane Library and evidence-based dentistry. Where possible, the material presented will be selected to meet the research project of the students enrolled.

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 08/08/2022 Wed 17/08/2022 Fri 16/09/2022 Fri 28/10/2022

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
26049 01OL 5 4 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.