Part 1: Getting started ? planning your research. 1. Taking Stock. 2. Research Governance. 3. Formulating your research question. 4. Reviewing the literature. 5. Critically appraising papers. 6. Choosing the right research design. 7. Writing the initial research protocol. 8. Getting started with statistics. 9. Successful Grant Applications. 10. Obtaining approval for your research. 11. Participant consent. Part 2: Doing your analysis. 12. Collecting your data. 13. Recruiting Volunteers. 14. Data management and analysis. Part 3: Writing up and dissemination. 15. Disseminating your results. 16. Preparing for a conference presentation. 17. Writing a paper for a journal.
Mary Hickson is an experienced dietitian with a PhD and over ten years research experience. She is a Therapy Research Facilitator in the Therapy Services Division of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.