SLE761 - Research Planning and Communication


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125




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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

2 x 1 hour classes per week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin and includes a 1 x 1 hour online workshop per week.


The aim of this unit is to introduce students to the principles of academic writing and broad presentation skills in science communication, along with developing an understanding of a range of topics related to research planning which include; scientific research policies and procedures, accessing scientific literature, research project planning, ethics and integrity. Students will also will gain an understanding of intellectual property and research commercialisation.

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