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- Introduction to research project & Lab safety
- Literature search & Literature review writing
- Report writing
- Statistical analysis and regression
- Factorial experiment
- Undertake research tasks required for research project
- Attend weekly meetings with supervisor
- Submit initial and final report
- Web links
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
- Resources and Links
- Printable format materials
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No special requirements
In this subject, students undertake a comprehensive, individual research project on a chemical engineering topic under the guidance of an academic supervisor. The project may be experimental, simulation-oriented, theoretical or industry based. Each student will be introduced to the methods and conventions of engineering research, formulate a research plan to meet the project’s objectives, conduct a literature review into the research topic, apply appropriate methods to collect and analyse data, discuss the findings in the context of the established literature, and then draw conclusions and make recommendations with respect to the project’s objectives. The results are communicated through regular journals, meetings and reports.
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- Reflective Journals (10%)
- Initial Report (10%)
- Final report (80%)