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Innovation and Ethics in Science (BSC304)

Organisational Unit School of Engineering and Information Technology
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Description Students will learn how to identify where opportunities exist to make a contribution in the area of their science major and how to apply research skills in order to contribute to future innovations. Students will develop skills necessary for creating project concepts, conducting literature reviews, planning and preparing research activity, writing project proposals, formulating and testing hypotheses, conducting risk assessments, and communicating their research findings in written and oral form, e.g. formal report, oral and poster presentations, and manuscript preparation.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 1 x 1 hour per week; Workshops: 1 x 2 hours per week.
Prerequisites BSC200 Research in the Physical and Life Sciences
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


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