Credits: 5

Schedule: 16.09.2016 - 16.09.2016

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Kari Laasonen

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After the course the student will be able to:
1. search for relevant literature on a given topic and critically evaluate scientific articles
2. write a clear and logical literature review
3. draw conclusions from results obtained and from results presented in the literature
4. compare results with the literature
5. present experimental results in a clear and logical way in a laboratory report/seminar

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

A research project can be an extended laboratory work, molecular dynamics simulation or some other theoretical work. The student becomes acquainted with the project through a literature survey, makes the project and reports it either in the form of a written report or a seminar presentation.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Literature survey and report, laboratory work and report, seminar presentation

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Depends on the nature of the projects, totally 135 h.

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

As agreed

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

KE-31.3120 Special Project in Physical Chemistry or KE-35.5100 Research Project in Inorganic Chemistry

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Compulsory Bachelor’s degree chemistry courses.

Laboratory safety course CHEM-A1010 or CHEM-E0140 (or alternatively, laboratory safety as part of courses CHEM-A1000 or CHEM-E0100 taught before Academic year 2017-2018) must have been passed before performing any laboratory works in this course.

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