CHEM431-20S2 (C) Semester Two 2020

Research Methods 2: Literature Review and Poster Design

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 13 July 2020
End Date: Sunday, 8 November 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 24 July 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 25 September 2020


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 literature review - Designing and presenting a poster

Timetable 2020

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 10:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 460 (16/7-23/7, 6/8-20/8, 10/9-15/10)
Jack Erskine 441 (30/7)
13 Jul - 23 Aug
7 Sep - 18 Oct

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Sarah Masters


Antony Fairbanks and Matthew Walters


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

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,054.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST 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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