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Online Course on Research Methodology

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Online Course on Research Methodology 


In Collaboration with

Optometric Association of Tamil Nanbargal (OATN); Department of Optometry, Manipal College of Health Professions, MAHE; L V Prasad Eye Institute Department of Optometry College; SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre


Why this course?

Learn about the key concepts of Research Methodology that can be applied for eye and health care research. The course aims to explain the concepts in a "SIMPLE" way. We will integrate ethics in every step of the research process. Through this course you can learn the fundamentals of qualitative & quantitative research designs, basic statistics, research publications, writing research proposals, grant writing and Interdisciplinary Collaborative Research. 

Who will benefit?

The course is specially designed keeping in mind young and middle-level researchers, students, clinicians, and educators in the field of health.

Course Duration: April - July 2022

Course Instructors: The course has been designed and facilitated by a team of experts from eye health research who have decades of experience in conducting research. In this course, we bring together the finest of their learnings as a course to help young researchers meaningfully contribute to health research.



Course Structure

Modules

Fee

Module 1 

Topic 1 - Health & Eye Care Research

Topic 2 - Writing Research Proposal

INR 2000

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Module 2 - Data Analysis

INR 2000

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Module 3 - Critical Appraisal and Writing Reviewing Articles

INR 2000

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Module 4 - Research Publications

INR 2000

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Module 5 - Grant Writing and Interdisciplinary Collaborative Research

INR 2000

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If the participant would like to enroll for all the five modules, they can avail a discounted fee of 8,000 INR. Click here to enrol for the complete course


Module 1 

Topic 1 - Research in Healthcare

Date: 23 & 24 April, 2022

Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes                               

Facilitators: Dr Ramesh S Ve , Dr Jameel Rizwana H, Divya S 

Learning objectives: At the end of this module, participants should be able to understand  

  • Importance of scientific research

  • Types of research methodology (quantitative/ qualitative) with respect to health sciences

  • Overview of study designs 

  • Sampling technique

  • Qualitative research: Overview of study designs, sampling techniques, Interview guide development, Interview/ Focus Group Discussion and Analysis of Qualitative data


Topic 2 - Writing research proposal

Date: May 2022

Duration: 5 hours            

Facilitators: Dr Ramesh S Ve, Dr Jameel Rizwana H, Gopinath M

Learning objectives: At the end of this module, participants should be able to 

  • Demonstrate ability to develop/frame a research question

  • Find literature using online databases

  • Develop Research protocol including budgeting

  • Reviewing a published research protocol

  • Ethics in Research – Legal aspects and publication aspects


Module 2 - Data Analysis

Date: May 2022

Duration: 6 hours        

Learning objectives: At the end of this module, participants learn 

  • Basics of biostatistics,

  • Descriptive statistics, measures of frequency

  • Inferential statistics - Normality testing, Comparison of means/proportions - Dependent and Independent variables, Parametric tests, Non-Parametric tests 

  • Tools for analysis: MS Excel, EZR, SPSS

Module 3 - Critical Appraisal and Writing Reviewing Articles

Date: June 2022

Duration: 6 hours  

Learning objectives: At the end of this module, participants should be able to

  • Critically appraise a published material/ article 

  • Conduct different types of reviews - Narrative, Scoping, Systematic review and Meta-analysis

Module 4 - Research Publications

Date: June 2022

Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes

Learning objectives: At the end of this module, participants should be able to demonstrate/ understand 

  • Scientific Writing - Manuscript, Cover letter, Conference abstracts and common mistakes in manuscripts 

  • Tools to identify relevant journals 

  • Assist while write - Paraphrasing, Grammarly 

  • Plagiarism 

  • How to handle manuscript rejections and how to address reviewers’ comments


Module 5 - Grant writing and interdisciplinary collaborative research

Date: July 2022

Duration: 6 hours  

Learning objectives: At the end of this module, participants should be able to demonstrate skills in

  • Grant writing - Why, where to apply and what do they look for

  • Collaboration with other disciplines and internationalization of research activities

  • Connecting with international Researchers

Course Platform: All the sessions will be hosted on the Zoom platform. Links will be sent to the participants. Facilitators may use breakout rooms/other options in the Zoom platform for participant engagement activities. 

Completion Certificate: Each participant will receive a course completion e-certificate upon successfully completing the module. For the participants that enroll to all the modules a final course completion certificate under "Research Methodology" will be provided.