neu730 - Biosciences in the Public Eye and in our Laws

neu730 - Biosciences in the Public Eye and in our Laws

Department of Neurosciences 6 KP
Module components Semester courses Sommersemester 2023 Examination
  • No access 6.03.730 - Biosciences in the public eye and in our laws Show lecturers
    • Prof. Dr. Christine Köppl
    • Dr. Ulrike Sienknecht

    Monday: 16:15 - 17:45, weekly (from 17/04/23), Location: W04 1-172
    Thursday: 16:15 - 17:45, weekly (from 13/04/23), Location: W03 1-154

    6.03.730 – „Biosciences in the public eye and in our laws“ and 2.02.752a / b “Transnational Biodiversity & Resources Law” are separate ALTERNATIVES within module neu730.. Please decide on and register for one of them.

Seminar und Übung
Hinweise zum Modul
Kapazität/Teilnehmerzahl 18
within a few weeks of summer term lecture period
Module examination
Term paper
Regular participation during the semester is required (max 3 days of absence)
Skills to be acquired in this module
+ Expt. methods
+ Scient. Literature
++ Social skills
++ Interdiscipl. knowlg
+ Data present./disc.
+ Scientific English
++ Ethics

Upon completion of this course, students
  • know basic rules of good scientific practise
  • are aware of the legal framework that is relevant to biological research, e.g. on animal welfare or genetically modified organisms
  • have practised to research and summarize different viewpoints on biological research, using both scientific (peer-reviewed) and non-scientific sources
  • are able to identify and critically discuss ethical conflicts in biological research, e.g., in the context of stem cell research or data manipulation 
  • are able to prepare and give a coherent presentation in a team 
  • have practised to lead a group discussion