PODI6571 Podiatric Research Project (part-time)

24 points
(see Timetable)
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (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)
Associate Professor Cam Wareham
Unit rules
completion of all Doctor of Clinical Podiatry (90830) core units, PODI5510 Podiatric Research Methodology
PUBH5757 Clinical Epidemiology
Contact hours
supervised research: offered intensively

Mathieson, I. and Upton, D. A Podiatrist's Guide to Using Research: Churchill Livington 2008

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