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Students must have a research project before census date to remain enrolled in the unit.


To develop within the student a desire to undertake a career in research. The projects will provide a taster for honours with substantial research projects requiring a proposal, a plan, a mini-literature review and significant outputs. Students will develop an understanding of the scientific research method, practical research skills, and practical design and development skills in a research environment.

Students will undertake a substantial project, usually as part of a team of students or based within a research group in the school, university (eg HITLab, SenseT) or external industrial research Organisation (eg CSIRO, AAD). A variety of projects will be made available to the student. Students may negotiate to pursue a project of their own but they will need to find a staff member willing to act as a supervisor. While projects will be of a research nature, they will include the need to develop artifacts (eg hardware, software). Students will need to develop a research proposal and plan in conjunction with their supervisor. Students will also need to complete a research paper or poster to the quality required for submission to a conference or journal.

Students enrolled in R&D units will be invited to attend the research seminars

Summary 2021

Unit name ICT R&D Project 3
Unit code KIT310
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Information and Communication Technology
Discipline Information & Communication Technology

Winyu Chinthammit

Teaching staff

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No



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About Census Dates




6 ICT units DN or above, at least 2 advanced. Must have a research project before census date. Must submit an acceptable written review of the context within which they are researching before census date.


Teaching Pattern

Flexible, the equivalent of approximately 6 weeks full time project, which can be taken part time, plus the additional time involved to complete the assessment items. There will be online learning modules related to research and the assessment items. There will be an introductory lecture and it will be necessary to meet occasionally with the unit coordinator and meet regularly with the project supervisor.


100% in-semester (supervisor evaluations, reflection reports, research outputs)

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