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​Research Development and Support

​Research Capacity Development

Clinical Research Protocol Writing course 2019
(online course, blended with contact work group sessions)

» Registration will open during April 2019



Contact session dates

​Introduction & Clinical research concepts
» Contact session

May 2019 (TBC)

​​​Research question & Literature review
» Online module

Developing a good research question​

Searching the literature & managing references

​Writing a literature review
Academic writing
Clinical research design & Methods
» Online module
Overview of clinical study designs
Cohort study design

​Case-control study design

Cross-sectional study design

Diagnostic accuracy study design
Data collection & Analysis
» Online module
​Data collection tools

​Sampling and recruitment
Data management & analysis plan

Biostatistical concepts
Health research ethics
» Online module
​Health research ethics considerations

Timeline & Budget
» Online module
​Preparing a research timeline

Drawing up a research budget
Finalising the protocol & Filling in the gaps
» Recording
​Finalising the protocol draft
Enquiries: Mr Vusi April vpa@sun.ac.za

  • Dates and times are provisional and are subject to change. Workshops, courses and short information sessions are open to Stellenbosch University Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences staff, postdoctoral fellows and postgraduate students.​​
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