701-1701-00L  Human Health, Nutrition and Environment: Term Paper

SemesterAutumn Semester 2018
LecturersJ. Nuessli Guth, T. Julian, K. McNeill, M. B. Zimmermann
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentOnly for students of the Major Human Health, Nutrition and Environment.


701-1701-00 AHuman Health, Nutrition and Environment: Term Paper Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers.
Permission from lecturers required for all students.
The introduction of the term paper course takes place on
Sept 20, 2018, 15:15 - 17:00 h.
An additional compulsory input lecture takes place on November 29, 2019, 15:15 to 17:00 h.

Rooms are announced separately.

Dates for oral presentations:
February 15, 2019 and
February 22, 2019
Exact times and place will be announced separately.
180s hrs
20.09.15:15-17:00ML J 34.3 »
29.11.15:15-18:00LFW B 3 »
15.02.12:15-16:00LFW C 4 »
22.02.12:15-16:00LFW B 3 »
J. Nuessli Guth, T. Julian, K. McNeill, M. B. Zimmermann

Catalogue data

AbstractWriting of a review paper of scientific quality on a topic in the domain of Human Health, Nutrition and Environment based on critical evaluation of scientific literature.
Objective- Acquisition of knowledge in the field of the review paper
- Assessment of original literature as well as synthesis and analysis of the findings
- Practising of academic writing in English
- Giving an oral presentation with discussion on the topic of the review paper
ContentTopics are offered in the domains of the major 'Human Health, Nutrition and Environment' covering 'Public Health', 'Infectious Diseases', 'Nutrition and Health' and 'Environment and Health'.
Lecture notesGuidelines will be handed out in the beginning.
LiteratureLiterature will be identified based on the topic chosen.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits6 credits
ExaminersJ. Nuessli Guth, T. Julian, K. McNeill, M. B. Zimmermann
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

Learning materials

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General : Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers
Permission from lecturers required for all students

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