NBIB15002U Scientific Workshop
BSc Programme in Biology
The course aims at guiding the participants through all stages in a scientific work process:
- Planning, constructing hypotheses and statistical design, literature search.
- Experimental work.
- How to write a scientific paper. You can either: 1) perform an experiment on your own, with our assistance when needed 2) work on your own previously gathered data 3) work on data provided by the teachers 4) make a mini review based on scientific papers.
- You can work in groups or individually.
To plan, conduct and communicate science.
- To conduct relevant literature search
- To articulate a scientific problem
- To articulate questions and hypotheses to be tested experimentally and possibly falsified
- To critically evaluate literature, especially with respect to the quality and relevance of hypotheses and whether conclusions agree with hypotheses and results. (Is it Science?)
- To plan and conduct experiments/data-collection in a way which makes statistical treatment possible
- To write a scientific manuscript in an appropriate form
- To give an oral presentation of the idea, important results and conclusions of your research.
- 7,5 ECTS
- Type of assessment
- Continuous assessmentOral examination, 30 minutesThe continuous assessment consist of a group based oral presentation counts for 40% of the grade.
The oral examination consists of an individual discussion based on a manuscript draft made during the course and Counts for 60% of the grade.
The continuous assessment and the oral examination (manuscript discussion) must be passed separately, and they must not necessarily be passed in the same exam period.
- Only certain aids allowed
Only manuscript draft allowed in the oral exam.
- Marking scale
- 7-point grading scale
- Censorship form
- No external censorship
Several internal examiners
As ordinary exam.
Renewed presentation of failed elements.
Criteria for exam assesment
See Learning Outcome".
- Project work