Engineer a research project about science and technology and apply statistics. Devise questions, probe theories and critique methods. Analyse data sets to summarise characteristics. Combine conclusions with a review. Interpret and discuss results
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Students who successfully complete this subject will be able to:
- Conduct a literature review on a specific research question
- Prepare data for analysis
- Conduct an appropriate statistical analysis and interpret the results
- Evaluate relevant assumptions and draw conclusions about the quality of evidence generated by a research project
- Synthesise project conclusions with literature review to suggest directions for future research
- Write a scientific research report in the format of a journal article
- Present the findings of your research orally.
- Formulation of research questions/hypotheses
- Literature review relating to the above
- Review of statistical methodology to be used
- Exploratory data analysis
- Statistical analysis
- Discussion of results
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
No special requirements
The subject provides students with the opportunity to apply the statistical skills acquired throughout their degree in undertaking a research project under supervision. The project will address the research question proposed as part of the prerequisite STA80009 Statistical Consulting.
Please note: assessment values are indicative only, details will be advised at the start of the subject.
- Presentation — Group (20%)
- Report — Individual (80%)