Research Project Geology and Geochemistry

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Doel vak

Learning to prepare and conduct a research project and to write a
scientific report thereof at the academic Master's level. In both
practical conduct and writing the student should demonstrate his or her:
• advanced knowledge and understanding of the field, thus providing a
basis or opportunity for originality in developing and applying ideas;
• problem solving abilities in new or unfamiliar environments within
broader contexts;
• ability to integrate knowledge and to handle complexity;
• ability to clearly communicate conclusions, and the knowledge and
rationale underpinning these, to specialist and non-specialist

Inhoud vak

Research project in the master's specialization Geology and
approximately 2 weeks preparation, 8 weeks research, 8 weeks report
writing. Possible topics offered by Geology and Geochemistry staff are
normally presented around December.


Fieldwork or lab analysis or work placement. Following field or lab
research or work placement, the student must present and document
his/her results in a written report and present results orally.


Written report and oral presentation.

Vereiste voorkennis

This course is only accessible to students who have earned at least 12
EC in the master specialisation programme
concerned, as registered by the student administration on March 1st.
Otherwise, admission is possible only when granted by the Examination

Overige informatie

The Research Project Geology and Geochemistry is subject to the school's
placement and thesis regulations (in Dutch: stage- en scriptieregeling).
regulations require detailed written agreements between supervisor and
student that specify the conditions for the Research Project Geology and
Geochemistry. These agreements are filled out online and then
automatically sent to the track co-ordinator
(Prof dr Wim van Westrenen). After his OK, the work placement or
research project can start.

Algemene informatie

Vakcode AM_1187
Studiepunten 27 EC
Periode Ac. Jaar (sept)
Vakniveau 600
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Bètawetenschappen
Vakcoördinator prof. dr. W. van Westrenen

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