Courses of Study 2013-2014 
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Courses of Study 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NS 3980 - Research in Human Nutrition and Health

Fall. 1 credit. S-U grades only.

Requirement for students in: NS Honors Research Program.

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Lecture course focusing on the structures and practice of professional research conducted in human nutrition and health, a field that encompasses questions ranging widely from subcellular components to population-level issues. Introduces the various approaches and methods used by researchers and addresses the topics of ethics and research controls. Describes the structure of scientific literature, preparation of research proposals, roles of scientific organizations, and funding sources. Students are required to attend and report on research seminars on campus.

Outcome 1: Demonstrate the ability to match students’ interest to specific research fields.

Outcome 2: Understand about the DNS “honors in research” program overall.

Outcome 3: Attend research seminars given by scientists visiting Cornell, and by the Cornell faculty and demonstrate the ability to summarize them.

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