2nd year, 3 ECTS
Throughout both their Laboratory Apprenticeships and Research Projects, students will meet regularly for Journal Club sessions. Each session will be hosted by the leader and/or members a research laboratory, and will involve students from in that group presenting a scientific research paper from the field. In the first year, papers will normally be assigned to students, while in the second year, students will be expected to select ones of their own from the published literature
In this way, students will gain a broad knowledge of the research being conducted in the Department of Biotechnology. Students will also develop their communication and presentation skills, as well their skills at critically reviewing and evaluating scientific material.