CHEM430-22S1 (C) Semester One 2022

Research Methods 1: Research Proposal and Ethics

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 21 February 2022
End Date: Sunday, 26 June 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 6 March 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 15 May 2022


This course comprises a series of workshops of advanced study in contemporary research methodology in the chemical sciences, such as research and professional scientific communication skills including written, visual and oral communication; directed inquiry and problem solving skills; critical analysis and in-depth studies in specific specialised areas of contemporary chemical research. The topics covered by this course are: - Writing a research proposal - Writing a quality assessment plan for research activities - Ethics of publishing - Ethics of research

Timetable 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01-P1 Wednesday 15:00 - 17:00 Jack Erskine 445
21 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 8 May
16 May - 5 Jun
01-P2 Wednesday 12:00 - 14:00 F1 Lectorial
9 May - 15 May

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Sarah Masters


Paul Kruger , Sally Gaw , Deborah Crittenden and Ian Shaw


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Assignment 1 50%
Assignment 2 50%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,084.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Physical & Chemical Sciences on the department and colleges page .

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