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Getting started in research: designing and preparing to conduct a research study

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Objective: To discuss common pitfalls and useful tips in designing a quantitative research study, the importance and process of ethical approval, and consideration of funding.

    Conclusions: Through careful planning, based on formulation of a research question, early career researchers can design and conduct quantitative research projects within the framework of the Scholarly Project or in their own independent projects.

Authors


  •   Looi, Jeffrey C. L. (external author)
  •   Kisely, Stephen R. (external author)
  •   Merry, Sally N. (external author)
  •   Power, Brian D. (external author)
  •   Loi, Samantha (external author)
  •   Parker, Stephen (external author)
  •   Siskind, Dan (external author)
  •   Smith, Geoff (external author)
  •   MacFarlane, Stephen (external author)
  •   Macfarlane, Matthew D.

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Macfarlane, M. D., Kisely, S., Loi, S., Macfarlane, S., Merry, S., Parker, S., Power, B., Siskind, D., Smith, G. & Looi, J. C. (2015). Getting started in research: designing and preparing to conduct a research study. Australasian Psychiatry, 23 (1), 12-15.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84927593424

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/2927

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 3

Start Page


  • 12

End Page


  • 15

Volume


  • 23

Issue


  • 1

Abstract


  • Objective: To discuss common pitfalls and useful tips in designing a quantitative research study, the importance and process of ethical approval, and consideration of funding.

    Conclusions: Through careful planning, based on formulation of a research question, early career researchers can design and conduct quantitative research projects within the framework of the Scholarly Project or in their own independent projects.

Authors


  •   Looi, Jeffrey C. L. (external author)
  •   Kisely, Stephen R. (external author)
  •   Merry, Sally N. (external author)
  •   Power, Brian D. (external author)
  •   Loi, Samantha (external author)
  •   Parker, Stephen (external author)
  •   Siskind, Dan (external author)
  •   Smith, Geoff (external author)
  •   MacFarlane, Stephen (external author)
  •   Macfarlane, Matthew D.

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Macfarlane, M. D., Kisely, S., Loi, S., Macfarlane, S., Merry, S., Parker, S., Power, B., Siskind, D., Smith, G. & Looi, J. C. (2015). Getting started in research: designing and preparing to conduct a research study. Australasian Psychiatry, 23 (1), 12-15.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84927593424

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/2927

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 3

Start Page


  • 12

End Page


  • 15

Volume


  • 23

Issue


  • 1