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29.09.2020 20:30:08
bio900 - Biology Research Module (Course overview)
Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences 15 KP
Module responsibility
  • Gerhard Wolfgang Zotz
Authorized examiners
  • Gerhard Wolfgang Zotz
  • Lehrende der Biologie
Module counceling
  • Lehrende der Biologie
module components Semester courses Wintersemester 2020/2021 Examination
Lecture
Seminar
Projektorientiertes Modul
Notes for the module
Entry requirements
project and supervisor(s) need to be approved by the exam board prior to the start of lab work

Hinweise:

all members of the regular IBU Biology faculty at the University of Oldenburg can act as local supervisor, students should contact appropriate supervisors individually

prior to project start, external and local supervisors must fill the learning agreement form

the supervisor at the host institution is invited to submit a short written statement of assessment,
final grading is done by the local supervisor

participation in a joint poster presentation of concurrent research modules is highly recommended.
Reference text
Within the Modul bio900 is it possible to take several courses as long as their contents differ substantially. When taking the course group 5.02.960 it is mandatory to choose two courses out of the group A – D.
Module examination
internship report
Skills to be acquired in this module
Students will learn to plan, perform and analyse a study in a biological field. Topics will be chosen in close coordination with teaching staff. Depending on the particular project, knowledge in statistics, molecular biology, physiology, modelling, or ethology will be necessary. Results will be related to the current biological literature in a written report and be presented in the seminar of the hosting working group.


+ deepened knowledge of biological working methods
++ data analysis skills
++ critical and analytical thinking
++ independent searching and knowledge of scientific literature
++ ability to perform independent biological research
++ data presentation and discussion in German and English (written and spoken)
+ teamwork
++ project and time management
+ statistics & scientific programming