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

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
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.


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.