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040007Y Introduction to scientific research, 1.5 ECTS cr 
Code 040007Y  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Introduction to scientific research  Abbreviation INTRODUCTION TO 
Scope1.5 ECTS cr   
TypeGeneral Studies Discipline5401 Medicine 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Medicine 

Pentti Nieminen 

ECTS Credits  1,5 credits 
Timing  C2 
Learning outcomes 

By the end of the course the student will have practiced the following skills:
- understanding scientific research process

- obtaining data
- exploring research methods and analyzing data
- reporting research findings in medical and dental journals



Scientific communication, study planning, study designs, analyzing research data and reporting. Special points in medical research: ethics in research, regulations in clinical research and use of animals in scientific research.  
Learning activities and teaching methods 


Lessons 10 h, homework and learning tasks 24 h. 
Assessment methods and criteria  Participation in the Faculty of Medicine Science Day and completion of homework. 


Person responsible  Docent Pentti Nieminen 
Other information  This course is a part of the studies in research skills. 

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