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Research Wednesdays
Posted On: Monday, June 17, 2019 - 22:43 by Beverly Murphy

The Duke Office of Clinical Research (DOCR) and the Medical Center Library & Archives have partnered to bring this lunch series program to the Duke Research Community. "Research Wednesdays" feature topics that impact the research community presented by subject matter experts in each field. They are held the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month from 1:10–2:00 pm. No registrations is required. Just bring your Duke ID badge and sign in at the door. Unless otherwise posted, all presentations will take place in Duke...

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Systematic Reviews: Practical Steps for Getting Started
Posted On: Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 23:18 by Beverly Murphy

If you're interested in conducting a systematic review, this class will provide an overview of the components, tools, and resources that you will need to get started. Learn how our librarians can assist in enrolling your "participants" — the literature! — into your study, as well as tools to make your screening and data abstraction easier.  Thu. June 20; 12-1p; Rm 104 Level 1. This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods
Posted On: Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 22:33 by Beverly Murphy

What’s the difference between a focus group and an interview? Can you do ethnography online? This introductory class will answer these questions and more and help you choose the right qualitative methods for your research. Thu. June 19; 12-1p; Rm 104 Level 1. This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Writing in the Sciences Coursera Course Opens Today
Posted On: Monday, October 2, 2017 - 11:57 by Jesse Akman

Enrollment opens today for Dr. Kristin Sainani's Coursera Course "Writing in the Sciences." This course teaches scientists to become more effective writers, using practical examples and exercises. Topics include: principles of good writing, tricks for writing faster and with less anxiety, the format of a scientific manuscript, peer review, grant writing, ethical issues in scientific publication, and writing for general audiences. This course is for undergraduate and graduate students; medical students; scientists; medical professionals; and science writers.

Dr. Kristin Sainani is an epidemiologist based at Stanford University. You can learn more about Dr. Sainani's work...

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