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Published: 10 November 2016

488 Pages | 93 line drawings


ISBN: 9780198728498

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Research Methods for the Biosciences

Third Edition

Debbie Holmes, Peter Moody, Diana Dine, and Laurence Trueman

  • Covers everything a student needs to know for carrying out an effective undergraduate research project
  • Examples throughout drawn from real undergraduate projects help bring the subject to life
  • Worked examples enable students to practice the calculations for all the key statistical tests
  • Key terms provided in a glossary, along with marginal definitions, to help students get to grips with the terminology
  • Extensive online resources such as statistical software walkthroughs, screencasts demonstrating the statistical walkthroughs and the use of R, full details of calculations, and practice exercises, provide additional support for students

New to this Edition:

  • New chapter 'Which statistical test should I choose?' which includes a unique key designed to make the process more straightforward
  • Online guidance reviewing US legislation relating to biological research
  • Online video screencasts: short tutorials showing how to use statistics software to carry out various statistical tests and the use of R

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