PODI6571 Podiatric Research Project (part-time)
- 24 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face
- The general format of the research project is a manuscript including a detailed literature review and an outline of the aim of the project. Sections include a description of the methodology, results, discussion and conclusion. The dissertation is to be written in a format suitable for submission to an appropriate podiatric medical journal for consideration for publication in order to disseminate the research work to the profession.
- Students are able to (1) construct a research question after performing a rigorous literature review and form a hypothesis or hypotheses, where appropriate; (2) design an appropriate methodology for a quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods research study and apply for ethics approval; (3) present an oral presentation about your research to an educated, non-domain expert audience; (4) collect, interpret, analyse, and summarise data pertaining to your research
; (5) synthesise research findings and compare the research findings to the relevant literature to formulate appropriate conclusions; and (6) select an appropriate scientific journal relevant to your research and prepare a manuscript in accordance to the selected journal's manuscript requirements.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) oral presentation; (2) written research proposal; and (3) research dissertation/manuscript. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Reza Naraghi
- Unit rules
- Contact hours
- supervised research: offered intensively
- Unit Outline
- Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
Non-standard teaching period [TS-Y-1A_2019]
Mathieson, I. and Upton, D. A Podiatrist's Guide to Using Research: Churchill Livington 2008
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.