Information for module PHOL3904
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|Module code:||PHOL3904(Add to my personalised list)|
|Title:||Research Project in Physiology|
|Division:||Division of Biosciences|
|Module organiser:||Dr Jonathan Fry|
|Organiser's location:||Rm 321, Rockefeller (1-2pm Tues and Thurs)|
|Available for students in Year(s):||3,|
|Module prerequisites:||Typically first and second year physiology courses. Students will be required to obtain an average of at least 55% in their second year exams and to have completed and passed PHOL2002 Animal And Human Physiology or a similar module containing appropriate laboratory experience.|
|Module outline:||A research based project allowing final year students to conduct original research in the laboratory of a member of academic staff or in one of the laboratories of our associated Institutes.|
|Module aims:||To introduce students to contemporary research methods in a specific area of physiology, to develop the ability to evaluate critically both theories and evidence and to produce graduates well equipped for advanced study, research and for a wide variety of careers in the private or public sector. This laboratory based project will be written up as a scientific report to include a substantial account of related published work and of the methods used as well as a description and discussion of the results obtained.|
|Key skills provided by module:|
|Module assessment:||One poster presentation 15.00%.|
Laboratory performance 15.00%.
Report (8,000-10,000 words) 70.00%.
|Notes:||After choosing a project you and your supervisor must fill in and sign the Project Registration Form and take it to the Biosciences Teaching Office, Rm G10, Medawar Building, for approval by the end of the second week of Term 1. We will not accept your registration onto the module without receipt of this form. Dissertations and posters must be submitted to the Biosciences Teaching Office, Rm G10, Medawar Building, by deadlines (to be specified on Moodle) towards the end of Term 2. These dates will be the absolute deadlines and extensions given only in truly exceptional circumstances. Reports and/or posters handed in after the deadline will incur the standard Faculty penalties. Two printed copies of the report are required plus an identical electronic file copy submitted through the Turnitin link on the Moodle site. The latter will be screened for plagiarism. For further information, please see the following link. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/lifesciences-faculty/degree-programmes/physiology/phol3904|
|Taking this module as an option?:|
|Link to virtual learning environment(registered students only)||http://moodle.ucl.ac.uk/|
|Last updated:||2012-08-30 18:28:12 by ucgbjpf|