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Assessing contemporary science
Assessing contemporary science

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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • critically evaluate statements, different viewpoints and data to reach informed judgements based on scientific evidence

  • understand key aspects of areas of scientific knowledge that have personal relevance

  • understand some of the wider implications associated with any scientific investigation

  • have an appreciation of current thinking on uncertainty, ambiguities and the limits of scientific knowledge

  • deploy transferable skills in assessing contemporary science.