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    PHAL 428 consists of a series of student lead seminars, and is a requirement for an MSc in Toxicology. The aim of this paper is to provide an advanced analysis of experimental research in Toxicology. The paper is divided in modules based on the research interests of the students enrolled each year.

    About this paper

    Paper title Current Research Literature in Toxicology
    Subject Pharmacology
    EFTS 0.1667
    Points 20 points
    Teaching period Not offered in 2024, expected to be offered in 2025 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,797.86
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

    Teaching staff

    To be advised when paper next offered.

    Paper Structure

    100% internal assessment. No exam. This paper is assessed through an oral presentation and written work.


    Textbooks are not required for this paper.

    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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    Learning Outcomes

    The paper will take the form of weekly seminars based on recent papers published in various toxicology, cancer and biochemistry journals. You will critically review the manuscript, followed by group discussion. The oral and written ability to scrutinize published research and interpret the findings is the major learning outcome. Teamwork, mentoring and applying knowledge gained throughout the year is a secondary learning outcome.


    Not offered in 2024, expected to be offered in 2025

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
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