by Graham Beastall, Pradeep Kumar Dabla,
Endang Hoyaranda, Ferry Sandra, Vanessa Steenkamp
The aim of this publication is to provide insight into the research process and an overview of the strengths and weaknesses of different research methods to young scientists at various levels of their profession and career. This book is ‘nectar’ of the experience of well renowned scientists of leading healthcare organisations sharing their overall vision related to research methodology.
The contents of the Guide are divided into a total ten chapters including this introduction. The titles are well designed and elaborated from “Why is research in laboratory medicine Important? to “Auditing of research and planning for the future”.
The publication provides answers to the following questions:
The target audience is: Young scientists; Laboratorians; Clinical chemists; and Pathologists together with any others at an early stage of research in laboratory medicine.
|1||Introduction to the research guide||Pradeep Dabla|
|2||Why is research in laboratory medicine important?||Graham Beastall|
|3||Choosing a suitable research project||Graham Beastall|
|4||Reading and evaluating the scientific literature||Vanessa Steenkamp|
|5||Formulating a research plan||Graham Beastall|
|6||Submitting a research proposal for external approval and funding||Graham Beastall|
|7||Conducting research investigations and analysing findings||Graham Beastall|
|8||Writing research papers for publication||Endang Hoyaranda and Ferry Sandra|
|9||Delivering research findings as oral or poster presentations||Vanessa Steenkamp|
|10||Auditing research and planning for the future||Graham Beastall|
The "Guide to Conducting Research in Laboratory Medicine" is also available as a series of webinars that are accessible via the IFCC eAcademy at the following link.