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Psychological Research Design and Analysis
|Goldsmiths, University of London|
Dr. Robert Chapman and Teemu Toivainen
23/09/2020 - 25/09/2020
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This 3-day interactive course, taught in small groups, introduces research, design and analysis in psychology.
Psychology uses scientific methods to provide new insights into the human mind and behaviour. You will study current research methodologies as they apply to different aspects of the research process; as well as international research standards required for high-quality publications. You will have an opportunity to receive advice and guidance from expert researchers on how to design and conduct studies to address research questions of your choice.
This course covers a range of current research methodologies and their suitability for addressing different research questions; different aspects of research processes; advice and guidance on specific research questions (as requested by students during the course), as well as international research standards, including those for high-quality publications.
On this short course, you will learn about the following:
This will result in these learning outcomes:
Why choose this course?
You will receive hands-on research experience and gain supervision from leading interdisciplinary researchers. The course provides opportunities to focus your practice on areas of interest. During the course, there are opportunities for you to discuss and develop your research ideas.
Goldsmiths Psychology department is in the World Top 100 in the QS ranking for academic reputation. Papers by our academics are highly cited, we hold 55th place among the worlds' Psychology departments for the number of citations per published paper.
Is this course for me?
The course is suitable for anyone wishing to learn about research methods in the life and social sciences. The course is particularly suitable for those who are thinking of starting an undergraduate degree in Psychology or who are pursuing a postgraduate degree in any discipline. The course covers topics relating to quantitative research methods relevant to many disciplines. The course is also suitable for participants who want to gain insight into psychological research.
The course can be taken in combination with the two-day Statistics for Beginners course.
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Data Collection, Data Quality and Data Management , Qualitative Data Handling and Data Analysis, Research Management and Impact, Research Skills, Communication and Dissemination
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