Research in Medical Radiation Sciences (MRTY3099)


This unit introduces the students to the role of research within the medical radiation sciences. Students will be able to select a research topic and develop hypotheses and aims. The development of a research plan is central to the unit, with emphasis on constructing an appropriate methodology for the topic and aims of the project. Skills will be developed in identifying and critical evaluation of current research articles resulting in a literature review appropriate for ethics application and introducing the research topic. Students will complete an application for human ethics approval and work in groups to foster a team approach to research.

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One 2-hour lecture per week and one 1-hour tutorial per fortnight.


Group assignment 1 (40%), group assignment 2 (40%) and on-line assessment (20%)

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