Free

Block 3: Foundations of Scientific and Social Scientific Research

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury

United Kingdom

View Map

Friends Who Are Going
Event description

Description

S1 Randomised Control Trials and other randomised designs - Professor Doug MacInnes - Thursday 26th October 2017, 1.30-3pm Room Lf16

  • Understand the different choices available when using randomization in research design
  • Compare the strength and weaknesses of more complex experiment designs

S2 - Introduction to hypothesis testing / hypothesis driven research - Dr Sabina Hulbert - Tuesday 31st October 2017, 1.30-3pm Room Mg03

  • Statistical significance
  • Statistical power
  • Valid controls
  • Reducing bias

S3 Systematic reviews - Esther Coren - Thursday 2nd November, 2017 11am-12.30pm Room Rg38

  • Conducting an effective literature search
  • Understand the basic principles of systematic reviewing
  • Understand how meta analysis is only a component part of a systematic review

S4 Research, the law, and ethics - Dr Dennis Nigbur - Thursday 2nd November, 2017 1.30-3pm Room Rf37 (IT)

  • Risks associated with research
  • Health & safety as it applies to research
  • Identifying legal and ethical issues in your research (Risk Register)
  • Ensuring data protection & confidentiality
  • Writing an ethics application
  • Responding to an ethics application
  • Ensuring the ethical conduct of research
  • Dealing with breaches of ethics

S5 Meta-analyses - Professor Chris Beedie and a PGR - Tuesday 14th November 2017 3.15-4.45pm Room Mg18

  • Learn the practical steps necessary to run meta-analyses
  • Review the available software for running meta-analyses.
  • Learn how to interpret the results of a meta-analysis

Please note that our sessions are available to Christ Church University staff and students only. You must register for an event with a CCCU email account to attend.

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury

United Kingdom

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved