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Learn the Basics in Research Skills Training

The Epidemiology Research Unit (ERU) of the Tropical Medicine Research Institute (TMRI) presents a Basic Research Skills Training Workshop. The Workshop is slated for June 4-7,2012 at the Sickle Cell Unit Seminar Room, UWI, Mona.
The Workshop will address the following: 
•        identifying important reasons for carrying out research and choosing relevant and feasible topics for research; 
•        defining a research question and choosing the study design most appropriate to meet the given objectives; 
•        calculating the sample size and sample subjects for a research study; 
•        defining measurements; 
•        summarising and present basic results of an investigation; 
•        designing data collection instruments correctly; 
•        identifying ethical and scientific standards to be met when conducting research; 
•        writing a research protocol.
For additional information and to obtain registration forms interested persons may contact Research Skills Training Workshop (RSTW) Secretariat , Epidemiology Research Unit , TMRI, by  e-mail at rstw.eru@gmail.com  or by telephone, 927 2471. The Workshop costs J$ 20,000.00.   Completed registration forms and payment must be submitted by  June 1, 2012.  

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