This unit provides the conceptual framework and theoretical knowledge and some practical skills required to understand how scientific research is conducted and interpreted. The core content is fundamental for researchers and clinicians alike for evidence-based-practice and life-long learning. Content and skills are taught/learned via a series of web-based and class-based activities.
12x 2hr Inter-disciplinary seminars, 6x1hr FRG, mentor or supervisor research meetings
Research proposal (3,000 to 5,000 words) (65%), Multiple choice and short answer format exam on inter-disciplinary material (25%), Weekly tasks (10%)
Stephen Polgar, Shane A. Thomas (2013). Introduction to research in the health sciences. Edinburgh : Churchill Livingstone Elsevier ISBN 9780702041945