Research Skills Development
‘Engaging with Research Practice’
The University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health (UONDRH) is committed to help to build research capacity in regional, rural and remote locations by helping local practitioners acquire research skills and develop research ideas.
The resources below are from the ‘Engaging with Research Practice’ sessions and include lots useful tips and advice about doing research.
- Writing clear, concise content is essential in our day-to-day activities, as well as our research.
- When our writing is clear and easy to read, we are more likely to get the intended outcomes.
- This presentation provides tips and tricks to help improve your writing and make things easier for you and your reader.
- There are multiple types of reviews of research literature.
- Common to all is the need to have a logical strategy to identifying and collating relevant literature.
- The research aim is important
- Tips for creating a research aim and objectives
- Efficient literature searching
- Improved ability to find key literature quickly
- Efficient reference management
- How to improve your understanding of the processes involved
- User friendly introduction to statistical methods
- Information about how to structure the content of a journal article
- Which content normally belongs where (and why)?
- Models for integrating knowledge into clinical practice
- Most research is collaborative
- Some tips for successful collaborations
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.