Assessment of knowledge, attitude and perceived barriers towards undergraduate research among medical students at Hadhramout University
Yemen (NAMS) - Hadhramout University College of Medicine, Mukalla City
Medical Education
Professor Dr. Ahlam Bin Briek
Dr. Abdulaziz Bin Eshaq
Required: English (if you speak arabic it would be a plus but it is not a requirement)
4 weeks
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Type of Research Project
- Basic science
What is the background of the project?
Inadequately designed curricula and barriers to research have not enabled students to realize the crucial importance of research to clinical practice. Several studies have reported variable results with regards to research training.
What is the aim of the project?
To evaluate research training at a university in Hadhramout University which had provided research training for 15 years
What techniques and methods are used?
Online anonymous survey or paper paged survey, using a self- administered questionnaire
What is the role of the student?
- The tasks of the student will be performed on his/her own
- The tasks will be done under supervision
- The student will mainly observe
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
1- Identify the study population . 2- Identify sample size . 3- Data collection by self- administered questionnaire. 4- Pilot study (pre-test). 5- Data analysis by “statistical package for social sciences “(SPSS v 20). 6- Interpretation of the results. 7- Presentation of the research .
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
- The student will prepare a presentation
- The student will prepare a scientific report
- The student will prepare a poster
- The student will prepare an abstract
- The student’s name will be mentioned in a future publication
- The student will have the opportunity to present the results together with the supervisor at a conference
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
Soft skills( Team work, etc.) Basic knowledge on Research.
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
Type of students accepted
This project accepts:
- Medical students