LMP1005H: Fundamentals of Research Practice

Who can attend

You must be enrolled in the LMP graduate program.

Course description

You will learn the skills you need to succeed as a research scientist.

You will learn how to:

  • design experiments
  • analyze and manage data,
  • critique published research.

You will also develop oral and written communication skills and learn how to address problems involving research ethics.

Lectures will be interactive and include group discussions and activities.

Course coordinator

Dr. Jeffrey Lee
jeff.lee@utoronto.ca

lmp.grad@utoronto.ca for administrative queries.

Timings and location

The course is offered in the Fall session.

Mondays 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: TBD

Evaluation methods

This course is credit/no credit (CR/NCR).

Assignments - 60%

Participation - 20%

Attendance - 20%

Schedule

Date

Topic

lecturer/instructor

October 4, 2021

Good laboratory practice

Dr. Jeremy Mogridge

Dr. Jeffrey Lee

October 18, 2021

Scientific writing I

Dr. Jeffrey Lee

October 25, 2021

Oral communication

Dr. Jeffrey Lee

November 1, 2021

Research ethics

Dr. Jeremy Mogridge

November 8, 2021

Statistical analysis

Dr. Scott Yuzwa

November 15, 2021

Scientific writing II

Dr. Jeffrey Lee

November 22, 2021

Research critiques I

Dr. Michael Ohh

November 29, 2021

Research critiques II

Dr. Michael Ohh