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Module code:BIOSG007(Add to my personalised list)
Title:Current Topics in Biodiversity, Evolution and Conservation
Credit value:15
Division:Division of Biosciences
Module organiser:Professor Kate Jones
Organiser's location:Medawar Building
Organiser's email:kate.e.jones@ucl.ac.uk
Available for students in Year(s):
Module prerequisites:This module is available to students on the MRes Biodiversity, Evolution and Conservation only 
Module outline:The course consists of 5 seminars and discussions and associated reading with invited speakers and will be run on alternate weeks over a 10 week period in Term 1. This course will complement BIOSG008 (Analytical Tools in Biodiversity, Evolutionary and Conservation Research 2013-2014), so that each week explores an aspect of the area covered by the neighbouring week of BIOSG008. Students can also attend other weekly seminar series in the Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment (GEE), University College London and biweekly seminar series at Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London. Occasionally there will be the opportunity to attend relevant conferences occuring within the term at the different insitutions.  
Module aims:The aim of this course are to introduce a broad range of research topics within biodiversity, evolution and conservation.  
Module objectives: 
Key skills provided by module:Students will acquire skills needed to review the literature in a particular field and to communicate scientific topics to different audiences 
Module timetable:https://cmis.adcom.ucl.ac.uk:4443/timetabling/moduleTimet.do?firstReq=Y&moduleId=BIOSG007 
Module assessment:Oral Presentation (10 minutes) 20.00%.
Lay Summary (1,000 words) 40.00%.
Scientific Review (2,000 words) 40.00%.
 
Notes: 
Taking this module as an option?: 
Link to virtual learning environment(registered students only)https://moodle.ucl.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=17778 
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