Introduction to research methodology. Collection of literature review articles. Problem definition. Sampling techniques. Experimental designs of medical and data public health studies. Questionnaire design and data collection analysis. Interpretation and utilization of research findings. The role of research in health and social welfare. The need for institutional and governmental ethical clearance for some research. Aims, characteristics and application of biostatistics. Measures of central tendencies and variation. Collection and presentation of data. Probability sampling. Test of statistical significance. Experimental designs and clinical trials. Other applications of biostatistics to clinical and preventive medicine projects. Research proposals and sourcing of funding for research projects. Arts of scholarly publications, and instructional design.
Level of Study: 500 Level