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Practical Research 2013

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02/12/2013 - 09:00 to 05/12/2013 - 17:00
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The George Institute for Global Health
Hyderabad, India

The George Institute, India is pleased to present a four day symposium on clinical and public health research methods, aimed at early and mid-career scientists.

The first day will provide a broad overview of a range of relevant topics, including epidemiology, biostatistics, qualitative research, health economics, research funding and management, as well writing scientific publications. Using a more interactive platform with case studies and group discussions, each of these topics will be explored in more detail on days two - four.

The teaching faculty for this symposium is comprised of experienced international and local researchers from The George Institute and the University of Hyderabad. Attendance of the full symposium will provide participants with a broad practical understanding of key elements of clinical and public health research, as well as some helpful tips on developing a career in these areas. A certificate of completion will be provided to attendees.

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Study design in clinical and epidemiologic research
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Biostatistics
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Why qualitative research? (Orientation, purpose and application)
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Health economic evaluation: Why health economics?
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Getting research funding
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Research and project management
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Essentials of writing scientific publications
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How to write rationale/background and objectives with sound and reliable evidence?
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Choosing the right study design
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Observational studies – principles of design, analysis and reporting
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Randomised trials – principles of design, analysis and reporting
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Choosing study outcomes and calculating sample size
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Case Record Form design and data management
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How to manage clinical / public health research projects? Quality, timelines and budget
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Building a research career
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Economic concepts and terminology & basics of economic evaluation
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Case Study: Economic evaluation of Intervention for Microfinance And Gender Equity (IMAGE)
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Economic concepts and terminology & basics of economic evaluation
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Key methodological issues in economic evaluation
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Qualitative research design (stand alone, mixed methods), formulating research questions & aims, ethical considerations
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Research methods (Interviews, focus groups, observation, document review
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Group work: Interviews & FGDs
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Organizing and analyzing data
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Communicating & disseminating findings
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Mixed Methods Approaches (case studies)
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