Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research
13 September 2014: Research Planning: before your start your research
Professor Chris Pugh, Director, Oxford University Clinical Graduate School
Dr. Sally Hopewell, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Statistics in Medicine
Dr. Iveta Simera, Head of Programme Development, EQUATOR Network
Mrs Shona Kirtley, Senior Research Information Specialist, EQUATOR Network
Donald M. Mackay, Head of Health Care Libraries, Bodleian Health Care Libraries
|Speaker||Description||Resources to download|
|Welcome and introduction||Chris|
|Overview of research process||Iveta||Outline of whole course; research flowchart; elements of a good research project||Powerpoint presentation (pdf); research flowchart|
|Overview of ethical and governance issues in clinical research||Iveta||Ethical issues and approval; patient involvement; good clinical practice; authorship/agreements; resources||Research ethics application flowchart; Declaration of Helsinki|
|Introduction to systematic reviews||Sally||Introduction to systematic review methodology and meta-analysis; Cochrane*||Systematic reviews Part 1;Systematic reviews Part 2 (pdfs)|
|Formulating the research question||Sally||Group work and discussion Practical: flying socks||PICOS Exercise Flying Socks;|
|Literature searching||Shona||Identifying sources to search; developing search strategies; controlled vocabularies; free-text; syntax; search filters; searching multiple databases||Powerpoint presentation (pdf)|
|Online resource access||Donald||NHS (Athens) and University resources; support from Outreach librarian teams locally; HDAS intro/demo||Powerpoint presentation (pdf)|
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