How to Read a Paper - Understanding the Basics

This workshop will enable the audience to identify key elements of a research paper:

- What is the research question and primary outcome?

- What are the objectives of the paper?

- What are the results?

- Have all outcomes been reported?

- To critically discuss one research paper and understand:

  • Population and sample
  • P values
  • Relative risk (RR)
  • Confidence intervals (CI)
  • To evaluate the external validity of the paper using a framework for evaluation


Thursday, 6 June 

8.30–9.30  

Room: G4


Speakers

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Georgina Gethin, IE (CV)

PhD, RGN, FFNM RCSI, HE Dip wound care, Dip Anatomy, Dip Applied Physiology

Programme Director/ Research Co-Ordinator/ lecturer 


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Caroline McIntosh, IE

Head of School of Health Sciences

Established Professor and Head of Podiatric Medicine

School of Health Sciences, NUI Galway