Week Themes Resources Task 9
Introduction to the Module Sharing research experiences How do we define research? Why we need to be good communicators of science? Thinking about peer review
See this website; Blackboard; Module Handbooks
Trish Greenhalgh. How to read a paper series. Available: http://www.bmj.com/about-bmj/resources-readers/publications/how-read-paper
Submit a brief 'critique' to Viv by email to gain feedback on your writing. 10
Literature searching and handling
See Blackboard for Professor Varadi's notes.Blog article and narrated resources: 'Seek and ye shall find' - how to search for scientific information.
11 - 13 LL Scientific writing and basic epidemiology
See lecturer's handouts.
Types of publication and writing styles History of publishing Evolution of journals Open access and open data Thinking about peer review
Excellent paper out today about the
do's and dont's of publishing!
Complete on-line website evaluation task
Instructions on web evaluation task here (right mouse click to download)
Link to the Survey CLOSED
Review of website task Introducing the critical appraisal of research papers Basic steps to critique Expanding your skills to different types of paper Developing language and arguments 4Nov2014_Critical appraisal (Link to PPT slides) Submit a second brief 'critique' to Viv looking at ONE of the sections from the papers we studied in class.
Extending critical appraisal understanding
Understanding 'descriptive' and 'critical' terminology
Complete on-line paper 'peer review' task. You may prefer to use this Word template and then submit your results to the onlline survey:
PAPER 1Gupta 2000
PAPER 2 Kapadia 1996
PAPER 3 Uhlin-Hansen 2001
17 (18th Nov) VR NO SESSION - SEE ONLINE TASK NO LECTURE THIS WEEK. COMPLETE ONLINE PEER-REVIEW OF PAPERS!! 18 (25th Nov) LL
Research ethics and governance Lynne Lawrance 19 (2nd Dec) VR
Futher exploration of critical appraisal 20 (9th Dec) LL
Research ethics and governance