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HUNT452 Nutrition and Human Health

A lecture- and seminar-based paper that aims to develop an understanding of the role of nutrition in selected health problems, and to develop research-related writing, seminar presentation, analytical and critical appraisal skills.

This is a self-directed learning and seminar-based paper, which aims to develop the ability to articulate, interpret and evaluate research on a range of selected current topics in nutrition.

Paper title Nutrition and Human Health
Paper code HUNT452
Subject Human Nutrition
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,559.81
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,151.03

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Contact
human-nutrition@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Rachel Brown
Paper Structure
Weekly keynote speakers introduce their research programme and discuss their academic training and experiences. Each student is assigned to one speaker and will be responsible for developing and presenting a lecture based on an original research article provided by their speaker.
Teaching Arrangements
The paper consists of two 2-hour sessions per week.
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper.
Students will be provided with readings.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
The purpose of this paper is to familiarise and engage the student to examine and discuss selected research areas and topics at an advanced level. In doing so, students will:
  • Learn how to critically analyse and interpret original articles published in a wide variety of journals
  • Strengthen their understanding of nutrition concepts and issues presented in the scientific literature
  • Learn how to construct a research-led teaching lecture and make a professional presentation
  • Practise listening, speaking and persuasive skills

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 10:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 10:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41

A lecture- and seminar-based paper that aims to develop an understanding of the role of nutrition in selected health problems, and to develop research-related writing, seminar presentation, analytical and critical appraisal skills.

This is a self-directed learning and seminar-based paper, which aims to develop the ability to articulate, interpret and evaluate research on a range of selected current topics in nutrition.

Paper title Nutrition and Human Health
Paper code HUNT452
Subject Human Nutrition
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Contact
human-nutrition@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Rachel Brown
Paper Structure
Weekly keynote speakers introduce their research programme and discuss their academic training and experiences. Each student is assigned to one speaker and will be responsible for developing and presenting a lecture based on an original research article provided by their speaker.
Teaching Arrangements
The paper consists of two 2-hour sessions per week.
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper.
Students will be provided with readings.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
The purpose of this paper is to familiarise and engage the student to examine and discuss selected research areas and topics at an advanced level. In doing so, students will:
  • Learn how to critically analyse and interpret original articles published in a wide variety of journals
  • Strengthen their understanding of nutrition concepts and issues presented in the scientific literature
  • Learn how to construct a research-led teaching lecture and make a professional presentation
  • Practise listening, speaking and persuasive skills

^ Top of page

Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 10:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 10:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41