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Research Ethics: Ethical review - an overview

Firstly, many thanks to Becky Case, Debbie Knight and Diane Hopkins for the interesting and informative Research Bites session on the Ethics approval process at Lancaster University. 489 more words

Research Bites

3 Secrets to Having Fun Disrupting the World

This is going to be FUN!

After all, doing great things doesn’t have to be drudgery.

As executives and managers, R&D or Human Resources, corporate or entrepreneurs, we are looking to disrupt the world in 2017.   425 more words

Disruptive Leadership

Reading Research: Subgroups and Observational studies

In publications of randomized controlled trials, subgroup analyses are frequently performed. The idea behind such analyses being to determine whether one group or another has a different result to the overall results, for example, whether boys or girls have more benefit from an intervention. 1,482 more words

Neonatal Research

Sense-making – moving from quality assurance to quality growth

HE is seemingly being ever more exposed to the use of metrics. This is most obviously the case in the current development of the TEF (Teaching Excellence Framework) where often vague, tangential datasets are to be used as a measure of the quality of teaching. 1,127 more words


Back to Basics - planning public involvement

As part of my role with the NIHR Research Design Service (RDSYH), I’ve spent many hours helping researchers plan involvement activities. For example helping academics think about how to collaborate with patients. 466 more words

Health Research

Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs for Research ~pg.50

(Donald T. Campbell- txtbk)


  1. The One-Shot Case Study: X O
    1. single group studied only once.
    2. total absence of control
    3. no scientific value…
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Research Design

Quasi- wha??

Two basic kinds of research design exist:  

  1. Experimental design in which
    • the researcher manipulates some variable,
    • the participants are randomly assigned to groups, &
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Evidence Based Nursing