ThesisGuru - 1: PG Student Guidance towards Research Proposal

Sep 01 - Sep 25, 2022

Target Group

Faculty of medical college or university or research institute or other health-related institution

  • Have you wondered if there is any standard resource for guiding a PG/PhD student in his/her university thesis?
  • Have you sought out resources for effectively guiding a PG student?
  • Have you felt hobbled by the lack of formal research training in the steps for guiding a PG student in his/her thesis completion?
  • Have you wondered about the skill sets required in drafting a university thesis synopsis?

Well, this is the right course for you!

It has content aimed at a Guide/co-guide/any other faculty interested in improving their knowledge and skills in guiding a post-graduate/doctoral student (or a junior faculty) who is a pursuing a medical or health-related study/thesis.

This course has a structured format that will enable you in assisting a student to getting started on his/her thesis and prepare a proposal/synopsis.

Content and duration

This online course can be taken up at one’s own free time and convenience. It provides an opportunity for current and future guides of postgraduate medical students, doctoral students, or mentors of junior professionals to learn how to guide them in writing a research proposal.

The content is in a structured format with Modules and Units which are arranged sequentially to be able to understand the requirements and guide the student in a logical manner. All the modules are available in the form of asynchronous learning videos. The course consists of 10 modules.

  • The complete duration of this course is 15 hours but it can be completed over a period of 3-4 weeks
  • Upon successful completion, participant will receive a Course Completion certificate from St John’s Research Institute

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:
1. Identify a research topic and guide in the process of Scientific Enquiry
2. Assist with basic pre-requisites for assimilating knowledge, systematic data collection and scientific writing
3. Guide in choosing from available Study Design options, determining Sample size and decide on research methods
4. Guide in drafting a high-quality synopsis/proposal

Course Schedule

Organization and Delivery

The course will be hosted and delivered online by St John’s Research Institute. After successful registration, participants will be issued a ‘username’ and ‘password’. The course can then be accessed anytime via a computer/tablet.

Course Fee

(25% off for St John’s staff)

Professors/ Assoc Professors/ Sr Consultants/ Others: INR 6000/- [plus 18% GST]

Junior Consultants: INR 2500/- [plus 18% GST]

For participants from outside India: US $ 150/- (one hundred and fifty US dollars only)

 

Registration

Registration is to be done online at the weblink given below. Payment for registration is accepted via credit/debit card, NEFT, UPI or netbanking, along with the registration form.

To register and pay please CLICK HERE

 

For further enquiry please contact

Dr Prem K Mony, MD

Course Director

Professor & Head

Division of Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Population Health

St. John’s Research Institute

 

Dr Tinku Thomas, PhD

Course Co-Director Professor & Head

Dept of Biostatistics

St. John’s Medical College

 

Dr Kavya R, MPH

Course Coordinator

Assistant Professor

Division of Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Population Health

St. John’s Research Institute

 

e-Mail : epibioonline@gmail.com/ epibio@sjri.res.in

Phone : 080 49467030

 

Attachments

ThesisGuru 2022.pdf