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DENT580 Dental Honours Research Project 1

Overview of research techniques. Preparation of research proposal with literature review.

Paper title Dental Honours Research Project 1
Paper code DENT580
Subject Dentistry
EFTS 0.0833
Points 12 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (19 November 2017 - 19 January 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,281.90
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $7,561.97

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Limited to
BDS(Hons)
Paper Structure
Paper is for a non standard period of study November-January.
Contact
oral-rehabilitation@otago.ac.nz.
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Jonathan Broadbent
Textbooks
There are no essential readings. However, the following may be helpful:

Brunette D.R. Critical thinking: Understanding and Evaluating Dental Research. Chicago, USA: Quintessence Publishing Co., 2007

Giannobile W.V., Burt B.A., Genco R.J. Clinical Research in Oral Health. Ames, Iowa, USA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010

Greenhalgh T. How to Read a Paper. The Basics of Evidence Based Medicine. London, UK: BMJ Publishing Group, 1997

Lessaffre E., Feine, J, Leroux, B, Declerck, D. Statistical and Methodological Aspects of Oral Health Research. Chichester, UK: Wiley & Sons, 2009

Levenstein S.D. Encyclopedia of Dentistry Research. New York, USA: Nova Science Publishers, 2012

Porta M.S., Greenland S., Last J.M. A Dictionary of Epidemiology. New York, USA: Oxford University Press, 2008
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
The primary focus of this paper is to give students the skills they need for the design and development of a research protocol, following a relevant critical literature review of their agreed research topic.

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (19 November 2017 - 19 January 2018)

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