The 6th and 7th of June 2015, Pak Cancer Support Group (PCSG) hosted a 3rd annual Research Methodology workshop at Ayub Medical College (AMC), Abbottabad, to educate the participants about the importance of research in Pakistan and it’s methodology. Dr. Sheraz Ahmed Khan, president of PCSG, invited speakers Dr. Umar Farooq, Dr. Salim Wazir and Dr. Ashfaq of dept. Of community medicine to address the participants ranging from 1st to final Year MBBS of AMC and few House Officers from Ayub Teaching Hospital, Abbottabad.
The two- day event covered a wide range of topics, inaugurating from the Classification of Research, leading to discussion on Method and Merits of Qualitative and Quantitative Research, followed by Research Design and Data Analysis using SPSS system and concluded with an extensive session on Medical Writing. The workshop included activities of writing a research paper and editing a research paper to exercise all that was taught.
Students ,House officers and speakers remarked it well organised and beneficial activity.
Pre and post sessional questionnaires were distributed to judge the effectiveness of the Workshop and their analysis will be available shortly.