DETAILS

COURSE NAME: Research Methodology
COURSE CODE: BIO317
PROGRAM: B.Sc. BiotechnologyB.Sc. Microbiology
SEMESTER: Five
CREDITS: Two
 

Research Methodology in life sciences. Literature Search: Use of databases, framing query with examples. Bibliometrics: Citation, Impact factor, Eigen factor.  Hypothesis as a framework for scientific projects. Alternatives of hypothesis driven research: hypothesis generating research. Experimental Design: different experimental designs, controls, Taking measurements. Data Analysis: Between-individual variation, replication and sampling. Common statistical tests with Excel. Writing research hypothesis (grant). Presenting research: oral and poster.

References:

  1. Research Methods for the Biosciences. Holmes, Moody & Dine. Oxford University Press.
  2. Experimental Design for the Life Sciences. Ruxton & Colegrave. Oxford University Press.
  3. Experimental Design for Biologists. David J. Glass. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
207
PROGRAMS
OFFERED
5
AMRITA
CAMPUSES
15
CONSTITUENT
SCHOOLS
A
GRADE BY
NAAC, MHRD
9th
RANK(INDIA):
NIRF 2017
150+
INTERNATIONAL
PARTNERS