A three day “BHVI Academy EyeTeach© Workshop - Introduction to Research Methodology and Scientific Writing”, was organized by IVI at Hari Jyot College of Optometry in Navsari, Gujarat, during 16-18 July 2015.
Organized in collaboration with the African Vision Research Institute (AVRI), the workshop was facilitated by Professor Kovin Naidoo, Deputy CEO, Brien Holden Vision Institute in Sydney and Dr Jyoti Jaggernath, Research Manager, AVRI.
Focussing on qualitative and quantitative research designs and analysis, and evidence based public health research; the workshop helped the participants develop writing skills for effective communication of research findings with the wider scientific community. The workshop was attended by over 20 eye care professionals including educators, post graduate students, researchers and practitioners from Nagar School of Optometry, Ahmedabad; Hari Jyot College of Optometry, and Rotary Eye Institute, Navsari; Shree Bhartimaiya College of Optometry, Surat, and Brien Holden Vision Institute, Asmara College of Health Sciences, Eritrea.
“The appropriate way to do research is to apply the right methods and conduct the right analysis and more importantly communicate the work accurately, this workshop on Research Methodology will help eye care professionals to understand the nuances of conducting a well-structured research as well as disseminate the same to the future generation of eye care professionals”, said Mr Vinod Daniel, CEO, IVI, on the eve of the workshop.
A registered trust, IVI acts as a catalyst to help India achieve socially responsible, high quality vision care and an industry that can support: excellent eye care available to all; state of the art Indian optometry; excellent eye care education; international leadership in cutting-edge vision care research and development; and viable Indian vision and optical industry, playing a substantial part in global eye care. IVI is an initiative of the L V Prasad Eye Institute of Hyderabad and the Brien Holden Vision Institute, Sydney,
IVI acknowledges the support of Brien Holden Vision Institute Foundation and Optometry Giving Sight in funding the program.
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