The survival strategies of animals in extreme environments and the responses of animals, including embryos, to environmental temperature.
This paper aims to develop your abilities to communicate science, to perform as a professional scientist and to read the scientific literature with a critical eye, whilst exploring some current theories and controversies regarding the responses of animals to temperature and to other environmental variables.
|Paper title||Environmental Physiology|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,282.09|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,357.07|
- Teaching staff
- Course Co-ordinator: To be arranged
Professor Alison Cree
Associate Professor Mark Lokman
Other staff to be arranged
- Paper Structure
- One weekly meeting in a seminar style
- Textbooks are not required for this paper.
It makes extensive use of the primary literature (i.e. journal articles).
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to
- Identify and critically evaluate relevant information
- Articulate a broad understanding of contemporary issues in environmental physiology or ecophysiology of animals, including the application of these areas to questions of societal concern
- Communicate scientific concepts to specialist and general audiences, orally and in writing