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Research methods for the biosciences

Author: D Holmes; P Moody; D Dine; L Trueman
Publisher: Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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Demystifies the process of research and describes all the factors that enable effective investigation. These include planning your experiment; data collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting; and legal, ethical, and health & safety considerations.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D Holmes; P Moody; D Dine; L Trueman
ISBN: 9780198728498 0198728492
OCLC Number: 965607231
Description: xxi, 460 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Section 1: Planning your experiment. 1. Where do I begin? --
2. Planning your experiment --
3. Questionnaires, focus groups, and interviews --
4. Research, the law, and you --
Section 2: Handling your data. 5. What to do with raw data --
6. An introduction to hypothesis testing --
7. Which statistical test should I choose? --
8. Hypothesis testing: do my data fit an expected ratio? --
9. Hypothesis testing: associations and relationships --
10. Hypothesis testing: do my samples come from the same population? Parametric data --
11. Hypothesis testing: do my samples come from the same population? Non-parametric data --
Section 3: Reporting your results. 12. Reporting your research
Responsibility: D. Holmes, P. Moody, D. Dine, L. Trueman.

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