To give student a holistic training in practical research by engaging in a selected research project which involves
1. various technical training specific to the nature of research project
2. lab safety
3. project management skills
4. report writing skills
5. presentation skills
6. time management skills
A demonstrate a critical awareness and understanding of the relevant scientific literature associated with their project.
B plan a piece of scientific research, formulate a hypothesis and design a set of experiments to test this hypothesis.
C understand research ethics and safety.
D work independently in the lab with the essential technical skills acquired .
E maintain an accurate, comprehensive and intelligible record of methods and experimental findings.
F present their work to a scientific audience in the form of an oral and poster presentations.
G compose a project report in the format of a scientific manuscript or dissertation.
This module involves tutorials to help students on literature survey, presentation, report writing, lab safety, project planning, etc. Students are required to attend departmental seminars to increase their general knowledge. Specific technical training will be given by supervisor and technical supporting staffs. Students have to participate in a specified research project and to complete a thesis.