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​Research Capacity Development

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

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​Module content

Format

Date(s)

​Introduction & Module 1
Contact session
9 May 2019

​​​1. Research question & Literature review
1.1 Developing a good research question
1.2 Literature searching & Managing references
1.3 Writing a literature review

Online self-study​​9 May - 28 May 2019
Module 2
Contact session
29 May 2019
2. Clinical research design & Methods
2.1 Overview of clinical study designs
2.2 Cohort study design
2.3 Case-control study design
2.4 Cross-sectional study design
2.5 Diagnostic test accuracy study design
​Online self-study
​​29 May - 1 July 2019

​​Module 3
Contact session
2 July 2019
3. Data collection & Analysis
3.1 Biostatistical concepts
3.2 Sampling and sample size estimation
3.3 Data collection tools
3.4 Data management & Statistical analysis plan
Online self-study
​2 July - 30 July 2019​
Modules 4 & 5
Contact session
31 July 2019
4. Health research ethics
4.1 Health research ethics considerations
4.2 The online ethics submission process
​Online self-study
​31 July - 26 August 2019

5. Timeline & Budget
5.1 Preparing a research timeline
5.2 Drawing up a research budget
Online self-study
31 July - 26 August 2019
​Finalising the draft protocol & Tying the loose ends

Contact session
​27 August 2019
​Enquiries: Dr Tania Brodovcky taniab@sun.ac.za, Mr Vusi April vpa@sun.ac.za
 

PLEASE NOTE
  • 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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