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Description

This course appeals to those who are interested in understanding research approaches and skills in the context of disaster and humanitarian emergencies. It covers fundamental principles of research methods, including quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods in research on public health issues during emergenices. Upon completion, students will be able to acquire the ability to design research and evidence-based analytical tools.


Objectives

Understanding Knowledge

  • The principles of health, public health, and disasters 
  • Rationale for disaster research
  • Process of disaster research
  • Types of quantitative and qualitative research methods 
  • Strengths and weaknesses of each research method

Acquiring Skills

  • To identify appropriate methods to carrying out disaster research
  • To interpret studies with quantitative and qualitative data
  • To describe the strengths and weakness of each method
  • To conduct a research from designing to publishing


List of Lectures

  1. Introduction to Health and Disaster Research
  2. Planning a Research Project
  3. Quantitative Research Methods in Disaster and Humanitarian Settings Part 1
  4. Quantitative Research Methods in Disaster and Humanitarian Settings Part 2
  5. Qualitative Research Methods in Disaster and Humanitarian SettingsUploading, please wait...
  6. Mixed Research Methods in Disaster and Humanitarian Settings: Health Assessments
  7. Disseminating Research Findings