Research Methods for the Biosciences

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Research Methods for the Biosciences

Course Codes : HUBS1405
ISBN : 9780199545766
Publisher : Oxford University Press
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Edition : 2 Rev ed
Overview Scientific research is the ultimate tool in pushing forward the limit of our understanding. But, as with any tool, research is only powerful if used properly, and to its full effect. Research Methods in the Biosciences demystifies the process of research to equip every biosciences student with the skills they need to get the most out of their investigations. Research isn't solely about experimental design; the book leads them through all the factors that, together, enable effective research. These include planning your experiment; data collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting; and legal, ethical, and health and safety considerations. Research Methods for the Biosciences brings together the knowledge and skills required of every good researcher as a coherent whole, making it the essential resource for any biosciences student. Online Resource Centre The Online Resource Centre to accompany Research Methods for the Biosciences constitutes a totally flexible teaching and learning package, keyed directly to the text, featuring interactive tasks and exercises for both formative and summative assessment, and additional reference materials for both student and lecturer. For students: * Statistical software walkthroughs for SPSS, Excel, and minitab * Complete details of calculations given in boxes * Interactive and printable decision tree, to aid in deigning your experiment * Interactive and printable risk assessment form * Integrative exercises based on published and unpublished student work * Additional statistcal tests - Four extra statistical tests * Weblinks * Hyperlinked glossary For lecturers: * A test bank of questions * Figures from the book available to download



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