BIO-2008 Introduction to ecotoxicological research - 10 stp
Objective of the course
Students that have completed Bio-2008:
- Have the knowledge of the different sub-fields within ecotoxicology
- Understand the different ecotoxicological issues in Arctic and sub-Arctic regions,
- Understand the process of research (from developing a research question, field work, lab work to finalize a scientific report)
- Learn to manage their own time and respect deadlines
Learn to take biological samples and process the samples, write scientific reports, find and read scientific relevant literature, work autonomously in the laboratory and perform certain biochemical and chemical analyses.
Language of instruction
A scientific report. Oral exam. Grades: Pass/fail
Re-sit examination (section 22):
Students having failed the last ordinary examination are offered a re-sit examination early in the following semester, if the course is compulsory in their study programme, otherwise given that an examination is already being arranged.
Postponed examination (sections 17 and 21):
Students with valid grounds for absence will be offered a postponed examination. Postponed take-home examination is arranged during the semester if possible, otherwise early in the following semester. Postponed written examination is held early in the following semester.
New ordinary examination (section 25):
A new ordinary examination in the teaching-free semester is not offered.
See indicated sections in Regulations for examinations at the University of Tromsø for more information.
Lectures Spring 2012
First attendance: Thursday 12. January at 10:15 in room D-112, NFH-bygget.
|Lab. and Field Work||
-week 8: laboratory training Monday, Tuesday and Friday. Week 9-15: 2 full days, but the students can freely mangage the time in the lab this week. The teachers are present for questions and supervision.