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Biostatistics in Health Sciences

It is intended that, with this course, students acquire basic skills for performing and interpreting relevant statistical tests in the health sciences. It is also intended that students acquire area specific vocabulary and the skills to understand scientific literature and write statistical reports. The course's learning outcomes: 1. Know the relevant statistical methods in health sciences. 2. Select and apply the appropriate statistical procedures to the research goals. 3. Develop skills in data analysis software. 4. Acquire skills in interpreting the results. 5. Conduct studies where statistical procedures are applied.

Laboratory Animal Science

The course aims to prepare researchers for the appropriate use of animals in scientific experiments. This two-week theoretical and practical course will cover the biology and husbandry of laboratory animals, aspects of microbiology and disease, health hazards and safe practices in the animal house, the design and conduct of animal experiments, anaesthesia, analgesia and experimental procedures, as well as the ethical and legal aspects of animal experimentation and alternatives to animal use.