Introduction to Scientific Research

University College Dublin

Course Description

The Introduction to Scientific Research offers UCD Science Study Abroad students the opportunity to become active members of a research group in University College Dublin. These research groups work in areas ranging from Physics, Geology, Mathematical Sciences and Computer Science to Chemistry, Biology and the Biomedical Sciences. Students shadow a member of the research team in their area of interest and master one basic and one advanced laboratory skill. They learn about developing a research hypothesis and how to design an experiment to test this hypothesis. Students also learn how to analyse research data, write a scientific abstract as well as how to make a scientific presentation.

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Scientific Research

  • Sessions Available

  • Host University

    University College Dublin

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

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