Unit Code: BIO705

Unit TitleResearch Methods in Biology

This unit is intended to develop essential research skills and methodology with specific focus on critical thinking, scientific scepticism, experimental design and working with data relevant to biological questions. It includes studies in research methods and scientific communication. Students will develop an understanding of the logical and philosophical underpinnings of the scientific method, learn how biological research is commonly conducted and disseminated, and develop a skillset of data analysis techniques in relation to experimental questions and hypotheses in biology.