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Module code:ANATG007 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:MSc Neuroscience: Journal Club
Credit value:30
Division:Division of Biosciences
Module organiser (provisional):Dr Andrew Batchelor
Organiser's location:Anatomy Building
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Module prerequisites:Core for MSc in Neuroscience Option Dual Masters in Brain and Mind  
Module outline:The module aims to help students to read and understand research papers effectively and critically. Introductory lectures will be provided that cover the basic areas of the field to be discussed during the journal club. All students will be provided with either one or two journal papers a week in advance of the journal club, and each week two students will give an introductory presentation on the paper(s). The papers will be either relevant to the topic which is being taught that week, or will be very recent papers covering the most recent advances in neuroscience research.  
Module aims:To develop critical thinking and understanding of published research, to improve presentation (both visual and spoken) and to develop skills of being able to explain complex concepts clearly and precisely. 
Module objectives:Critical understanding of research in Neuroscience, its techniques and methodologies. Understanding of key issues in presentation of complex concepts to peers. 
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Module assessment:Unseen three-hour written examination 100.00% 
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Last updated:2014-04-09 09:52:02 by ucbcjto