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CM5520 - Research Techniques and Professional Skills in Practice

Credit Points: 20

Course Co-ordinator: Dr EM Krupp/Dr R Ebel/Prof M Jaspars/Prof J Feldmann

Pre-requisite(s): CM5023 Advanced Analytical and Bioanalytical Methodologies; CM5024 Professional Skills in Analytical Chemistry; CM5025 Practical Exercise in Instrumental Analytical Methods.

Co-requisite(s): None.

A group of 2-3 work on project planning, method development, validation and writing SOPs in a PPME (Project Planning Management Exercise) in which the managing group designs the project and writes task lists for a sub-contracting group, who report back to the managing group. Every managing group is the subcontractor for the other project. The course will contain practical lab classes and workshops.

Average 6 hour per week as laboratory class, plus 2 hour per week workshop.

Continuous assessment from written assignments (task lists, SOP, final paper (67%) and oral presentation and examinations (33%)).