Planning and designing research: clinical sciences
Communication Skills Research Skills
Monday, 27 January 2020, 9.30am to 12.30pmApply for this course
This half day classroom based MSD Skills training course is suitable for all postgraduate research students and early career researchers wanting to make sure their clinical research project is rigorous and reproducible.
This course has pre-course material. Booking confirmation and course reminder emails will provide you with the link to 'My Resources' section of CoSY to access this.
A series of talks and activities addressing the fundamentals of planning and conducting a reproducible clinical research project. To provide a grounding in the key steps and methods to ensure your clinical research project is relevant, rigorous, and reproducible.
Planning for success: involving patients, statisticians, and librarians to ensure your project is relevant, well formulated, and built on solid foundations
Making the most of institutional resources and support with your research
How to turn a research idea into an answerable question
The principles of study design and critical appraisal
Choosing the appropriate design and methods to answer a research question
Practical issues around writing and publishing a protocol.
Principles of statistical thinking: sampling, inference, probability, risk and uncertainty
How to organize and report statistical information
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