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Knowledge exchange with students at UNIBO

The Marie Sklodowska-Curie individual fellowship promotes the knowledge exchange between the experience researcher (who did the mobility) and the host institution. As part of this exchange, I perform seminars and specific lesson on life cycle assessment (LCA) for the students at DIPSA (UNIBO). 39 more words

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What are you asking? (or "Can HCAHPS sometimes be a DIRECT measure?")

In a prior blog (Direct speaking about INdirect outcomes: HCAHPS as a measurement*), I argued that HCAHPS questions were indirect measures of outcomes.  Indirect measures are weaker than direct measures because they are influenced by tons of variables that have nothing to do with the outcome of interest. 309 more words


Assignment 2

Show your acquaintance with the research procedure. Also elaborate: “The research design is a conceptual structure within which research is conducted”. Discuss various parts of the research design with suitable examples. 360 more words


Steps in the Research Design Process

Step 1: Define the Research Problem

Problem definition is the most critical part of the research process. Research problem definition involves specifying the information needed by management. 835 more words

Seminar meeting about action-research at University of Wyoming

I will guest facilitate Zoe Pearson‘s Social Science Research Methods seminar in the Global and Area Studies (GAST) Program at University of Wyoming in the week to come. 190 more words


Developing an idea into an RCT: TERSC

Context: This post is the content of a lecture I delivered to Specialist Trainee Doctors  in Anaesthesia from the North West of England at the NWRAG (North West Research and Audit Group) QI & Research Day on the 24th October 2016. 3,786 more words


Week 6 - Questionnaire Design

This is a lesson that I found myself highly sceptical about. There’s actual theory to designing good questionnaires? Really? Questionnaire are the most basic data gathering tool in the researcher’s repertoire. 658 more words