BIOL 298 - Understanding Biological Research

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Faculty of Science

An introduction to the process of scientific research including the different approaches to research within biology, formulating research questions, hands-on skill development, experimental design, data collection and analysis, critical thinking, communication of findings, ethics, and career opportunities. Students will attend lectures and selected seminars, and participate in biological research under the supervision of an academic staff member in the Department of Biological Sciences. Open to undergraduate students in the Faculty of Science with preference given to students in Honors and Specialization Programs in the Department of Biological Sciences, and BSc General students (Biological Sciences major). Consent of Department of Biological Sciences required. All students must apply for admission. Prerequisite: BIOL 107 or 108 or SCI 100. See the Biological Sciences website for more details at www.biology.ualberta.ca/courses.

Fall Term 2021

Lectures

LECTURE A1 (45660)
Capacity: 35
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
TH 15:30 - 16:50 (BS M-137)

Primary Instructor: Debbie McKenzie

Labs

LAB D1 (45662)
Capacity: 35
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07

Winter Term 2022

Lectures

LECTURE B1 (72554)
Capacity: 35
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
TH 09:30 - 10:50 (BS M-137)

Primary Instructor: Corwin Sullivan

Labs

LAB H1 (72556)
Capacity: 35
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08