GRADUATE RESEARCH SEMINAR IN PUBLIC HEALTH
2018/2019, Semester 2
Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health)
Modular Credits: 4
This module takes place over two semesters (August 2018 to April 2019). There are 10 sessions per semester.
Each session takes place on Tuesday afternoon from 2-4pm (unless otherwise specified). For semester 2, classes will commence on 15 January 2019.
For more information on topics and venues, please check the module schedule uploaded in IVLE Files. Any changes to the schedule will be reflected in the module schedule.
This module aims to equip public health research students with practical research skills, expose them to the breadth of public health research topics and provide students with opportunities to develop their presentation and communication skills.
This module aims to facilitate you:
To gain fundamental knowledge of current public health research
To develop fundamental skills to conduct and/or manage public health research
Specific knowledge and skills include:
Literature and systematic review, and meta-analysis
Project planning and management
Research ethics (theories, principles and practical matters)
Research communication and presentation skills
Academic/scientific writing (manuscripts and grants)
This module is graded on "CS/CU" basis. Students will receive "CS" grade if the module is completed satisfactorily, and "CU" grade if the module is completed unsatisfactorily. Modular credits will be given if the module is completed satisfactorily, although no grade point will be assigned.
The module takes place over 2 semesters. Students will receive "IP" (In Progress) grade in the first semester and the final grade at the end of the second semester.
Semester 1 & 2
Total for CA:
With effect from AY2018/2019 Semester 1, all lecture recordings will be migrated to LumiNUS. To access the lecture recordings, please do the following:
Login to LumiNUS (
Click on the module code
Go to Tools --> Web Lectures
When a student is unable to attend the required sessions, an excuse may be granted for limited time periods upon the production of evidence of illness, misadventure or leave of absence having been granted.
Students must inform the Education Office if any of the above has taken place.
Failure to meet attendance requirements will affect module grading.