Hjem

Utdanning

Masteremne

Biologisk dataanalyse og forsøksoppsett

Undervisningssemester

Høst

Undervisningsstad

Bergen

Mål og innhald

The course aims to give students the knowledge needed to plan a basic scientific study, carry out appropriate statistical analyses, a interpret results and report these in written and oral formats. The course is an introduction to the formulation of hypotheses, design of research projects, and scientific writing. Students will get practice with scientific reporting through keeping a record of methods and results based on their own field project data sets.

The course contains two modules:

1) Project report and presentation

2) Ethics, scientific writing and speaking, critical reading.

The lectures will cover formal genre requirements including text structure, language, tables and figures, citations etc., as well as practical tips. The students will also be given practical experience through evaluating the writing handicraft in published articles, and through presenting their findings orally in various formats. Ethical challenges of doing science and the role of being a scientist will be addressed in group discussions.

Read more here: http://www.uib.no/en/bio/52753/bio300

Læringsutbyte

Module 1:

In this module, the students will get first-hand practical experience with all stages of a research project, from planning and experimental/sampling design via field work, data analysis, statistics, report writing and communication with relevant audiences through reports and presentations.  

After having completed this module the students should be able to plan and carry out all stages of their own MSc research project.

Module 2:

In this module, the students will be introduced to the basics of writing scientific theses and articles, and of giving oral presentations of research results. The lectures will cover formal genre requirements including text structure, language, tables and figures, citations etc., as well as practical tips. The students will also be given practical experience through evaluating the writing handicraft in published articles, and through presenting their findings orally. Ethical challenges of doing science and being a scientist will be addressed in group discussions.

After having completed this module the students should be able to write up their own research projects in a thesis or article format, and they should be able to present their research results effectively in an oral presentation.

Krav til forkunnskapar

 Bachelor i biologi eller tilsvarende. Det er eit krav for opptak til emnet at du er tatt opp til masterprogram ved Institutt for biologi.

Tilrådde forkunnskapar

STAT101

Krav til studierett

For oppstart på emnet er det krav om ein studierett knytt til eit masterprogram/Ph.d-utdanninga ved Det matematisk-naturvitskaplege fakultet, samt at du oppfyller ev opptakskrav

Obligatorisk undervisningsaktivitet

Feltforsø, rapport og presentasjoner. Obligatoriske aktiviteter gyldige i 1 semester.

Vurderingsformer

Mappevurdering.

Karakterskala

Ved sensur av emnet vert karakterskalaen A-F nytta.

Vurderingssemester

Mappeevaluering - kun eksamen i undervisingssemester.

Emneevaluering

 Studentane skal evaluere undervisninga i tråd med UiB og instituttet sitt kvalitetssikringssystem.

Kontakt

Kontaktinformasjon

Studiekonsulent studie@bio.uib.no

Eksamensinformasjon

  • Vurderingsordning: Mappevurdering

    Trekkfrist
    01.11.2017