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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
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 aim of the course is to provide the students with a broad perspective of current research topics in Biodiversity, Evolution and Conservation. The course consists of seminars and discussions and associated reading with invited speakers and will be run weekly over Term 1. This course will complement BIOSG008 (Analytical Tools in Biodiversity, Evolutionary and Conservation Research 2014-2015), so that each week explores an aspect of the area covered by the week of BIOSG008. Students can also attend other 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 occurring within the term at the different institutions 
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: 
Module assessment:Lay Summary (1,000 words) 40.00%.
Scientific Review (2,000 words) 40.00%.
Oral Presentation (10 minutes) 20.00%. 
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