Advanced Field Research
You’ll gain experience in the conception, conduct and communication of field research work and the use of a range of soil or ecological survey techniques.
|Prerequisites and Restrictions|| You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
|Available semesters||Semester 1 2022|
Please note: This course can’t be fully completed online as you will need to be on campus to complete some activities.
What you will learn
After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:
- Understand how to conceive and design a research project, including the formulation of good questions and realistic research goals.
- Know how to safely and ethically collect field data in different systems to answer a range of questions.
- Appreciate the real-world constraints to potential field research solutions.
- Manage, analyse and interpret field data.
- Identify and describe soils, plants, and animals.
- Communicate research in written and oral form.
- Accumulate a range of broadly applicable skills including time management, field work logistics, critical thinking and communication.
- Critically assess scientific literature and write a critical review on an environmental problem.
Associate Professor Timothy Curran
Department of Pest Management and Conservation[email protected]
Dr Henry Chau
Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences[email protected]