Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life (Master's Course)
Lecture Code WA000401 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 生命科学研究法
Subject Name
(Katakana)
セイメイカガクケンキュウホウ
Subject Name in
English
Research Methods in Life Science
Instructor WASAKI JUN,SUZUKI MAKOTO,FUJII MASASHI,FUNABASHI HISAKAGE,SUZUKI ATSUSHI,SAKAMOTO NAOAKI,HIROTA RYUICHI,KITAMURA KENJI,KAWAI KIYOSHI,OOMURA HISASHI,VILLENEUVE MASUMI,KAWAI KOUICHIROU
Instructor
(Katakana)
ワサキ ジュン,スズキ マコト,フジイ マサシ,フナバシ ヒサカゲ,スズキ アツシ,サカモト ナオアキ,ヒロタ リュウイチ,キタムラ ケンジ,カワイ キヨシ,オオムラ ヒサシ,ヴィレヌーヴ マスミ,カワイ コウイチロウ
Campus   Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Weds5-8:Online
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture, Bb9
On-demand type lecture will be provided via Bb9.
See Guidance file provided at 1st lesson. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 04 : Life Sciences
Eligible Students
Keywords Research ethics, Literature search, Experimental Design, Biological statistics 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The objective of this lecture is to understand multidisciplinary methodology required in life sciences based on scientific logicality and research ethics.
This lecture includes wide range of methodology, essentials in preparation of research plan based on scientific logicality, and research ethics to fulfill the responsibility of research activities within society. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1 Guidance and Research Ethics I (What Is a Responsible Research Activity?) (Wasaki)
Lesson 2 Research Ethics II (Planning Research) (Wasaki)
Lesson 3 Research Ethics III (Conducting Research) (Kitamura)
Lesson 4 Research Ethics IV (Presenting Research Results) (Kitamura)
Lesson 5 Literature Search I (Wasaki)
Lesson 6 Literature Search II (Wasaki)
Lesson 7 Biological Statistics (Fujii)
Lesson 8 Experimental Designs (Omura)
Lesson 9 Example of Research Plans I (Hirota)
Lesson 10 Example of Research Plans II (Kawai, Kiyoshi)
Lesson 11 Example of Research Plans III (Kawai, Koichiro)
Lesson 12 Example of Research Plans IV (Villeneuve)
Lesson 13 Example of Research Plans V (Suzuki, Atsushi): live streaming will be provided via Teams (recorded video will be also provided)
Lesson 14 Example of Research Plans VI (Sakamoto)
Lesson 15 Example of Research Plans VII (Suzuki, Makoto)

We do not have a term-end examination. Students have to take a mini-examination on Bb9 after each lecture.

Order of lectures may be rearranged. 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
For the Sound Development of Science -The Attitude of a Conscientious Scientist- (Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science)
https://www.jsps.go.jp/j-kousei/rinri.html 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
Textbook, Handout,Powerpoint 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Do not forget to take a mini-examination on Bb9 after each lecture. 
Requirements  
Grading Method Results of mini-examination on Bb9 (about 80%) and behavior in lecture (about 20%). 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message  
Other The language of instruction will be decided and announced by the instructor on the first day of class based on the language proficiency of the students. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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