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Research Project 1

When you'll study it
Whole Academic Year
CATS points
60
ECTS points
30
Level
Level 7
Module lead
Rahul Tare
Academic year
2021-22

Module overview

As part of the one year MRes in Stem cells, Development and Regenerative Medicine, all students will undertake two, 16-week research projects in different laboratories. This offers students the opportunity to develop a broad range of laboratory skills and to develop a well-rounded understanding of the field. Students will be offered as much choice as possible for the two projects, with information on project availability being provided by the module lead. Students will be encouraged to develop as wide a range of skills in order to gain as much from the programme.

Each student will have a clearly identified supervisor who will provide guidance and support in both the practical and theoretical elements of the project. Students will need to utilise appropriate research techniques to address a clear research question. In addition, students will be expected to develop a good understanding of the published literature within the specific field.

Assessment of the project will be through an oral presentation and a written research report of 5000 words. In addition, students will undertake a mock viva voce on their project as a formative assessment. This will provide the students with experience in the discussion of their research and its wider implications.

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