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NEUR459 Neuroendocrinology

Control of the endocrine system by the brain and the reciprocal effects of hormones on brain structure and function.

An overview of the field of neuroendocrinology, meaning interactions between hormones and the brain. The focus is on topical, cutting-edge research papers, highlighting the latest findings in the field.

Paper title Neuroendocrinology
Paper code NEUR459
Subject Neuroscience
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,590.98
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,842.50

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Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission.
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Contact
Anatomy Office
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Lindo Ferguson Building (LFB)
Tel 479 7362
anatomy@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
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Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will gain an ability to understand and critique current literature and methodologies of neuroendocrinology research and participate in small group presentations and discussions about the merits of published research.

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Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None