Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


Effective Research Practice

This module is designed to equip students with the skills to work as a professional researcher within appropriate ethical and regulatory frameworks. The focus of the module will be on developing practical skills (written and presentational), learning how to identify and critically appraise research literature, and understanding legal and ethical obligations. Lecture titles include:

Academic Writing Skills (including Referencing)

Critical Appraisal Skills 1: Theory

Critical Appraisal Skills 2: Practice

Writing Effective Grant Applications

Delivering Effective Presentations

Research Ethics 1 (research governance & ethics including practical approach to obtaining ethics)

Research Ethics 2 (Good Clinical Practice) 

Legal & Statutory Obligations in Health Psychology

Class Presentation  (assessed 10 min presentation of grant application idea)

Interview Practice

Careers lecture