2023-2024 / APPR0331-1

Training in transdisciplinary approaches to medical problems - Scientific steps


2h Th, 10h QA Sess.

Number of credits

 Bachelor in medicine2 crédits 


Olivier Peulen

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

The "démarche scientifique" is a tool allowing the description and the understanding of the reality. It consists in making emerge observable or quantifiable elements, to confront them with assumptions, to be able to control the steps to reproduce and discuss results.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

At the end of this course, the student will be able to analyze and discuss simple scientific documents.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

This course is based on the basics of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics. Sufficient fluency in French is compulsory.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

1 introductory lecture followed by 3 online sessions on the eCAMPUS interface.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Blended learning

Additional information:

1 face-to-face introductory session
3 online exercise sessions

Recommended or required readings

All forms of scientific litterature.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- Remote

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire )

Additional information:

Examination in session in the form of multiple choice questions (QCM). The examination will consist of the analysis and interpretation of simple scientific documents.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Prof Olivier Peulen
Metastases Research Laboratory

Tour de Pathologie, +4 B23
4000 LIEGE

Tel : 32 4 366 3792

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