This workshop is part of the Basic in Research Methodology Program, which will guides participants through the process of writing proposals for health sciences. It aims to: 1) understand the significance of writing grant research proposals. 2) to comprehend the anatomy of comprehensive research proposals. 3) to learn how to write each section of the research proposals in order to maximize acceptance. 4) to be familiar of common mistakes and ways to avoid them. 5) to understand how to draft a work plan and budgeting for grant proposals.
At the end of this session you should have knowledge and skills of the following key concepts in sample size calculation: Statistical background for sample size calculation, determinants of sample size, Sample size calculations according to study design, performing sample size calculations using statistical programs
The course teaches participants how to conduct a comprehensive review of previously published literature and how to summarize it in both proposals and biomedical papers. In addition, the course provide overview of available reference managers to help organize and sort collected papers. By the end of the workshop participants should be able to 1) understand the significance of literature review section 2) how to write this section in the proposals and manuscripts in order to maximize acceptance 3) to be familiar of common mistakes and ways to avoid them. 4) understand how to use Mendeley referencing manager.
This workshop will include the following: 1) provide a guideline on how to choose an appropriate measure for translation. 2) Describe the types and methods for proper translation of a health measure. 3) Review steps for measure validation. 4) Discuss adaptation of questionnaires.