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  1. Recommended texts 14 items
    The texts below are all recommended reading for this module. Most of these are available as ebooks through the Universitry library. We recommend that you take a look at all of them and you may like to purchase two or three that you find most useful. These are relevant for this module, and you may also find them useful whilst doing your dissertation in year 2.
    1. Evidence-based dentistry: an introduction | ebook - Allan K. Hackshaw, Elizabeth A. Paul, Elizabeth S. Davenport 2006 (electronic resource)

      Book  ebook

    2. Evidence-Based Dentistry: An Introduction | eBook - Hackshaw, Allan; Paul, Elizabeth; Davenport, Elizabeth

      Book  ebook

    3. Evidence-based dentistry: an introduction - Hackshaw, Allan K., Paul, Elizabeth A. 2006

      Book  This book is also available in ebook.

    4. Qualitative methods for health research - Judith Green, Nicki Thorogood 2018

      Book  This book is useful but is only available in hardcopy. You may wish to purchase a copy for your personal use.

    5. Qualitative inquiry & research design: choosing among five approaches - John W. Creswell, Cheryl N. Poth 2017

      Book  This book is useful but is only available in hardcopy. You may wish to purchase a copy for your personal use.

    6. How to read a paper: the basics of evidence-based medicine - Trisha Greenhalgh 2014

      Book  This book is also available in ebook.

    7. Understanding clinical papers - David Bowers 2006

      Book  This book is also available in ebook.

    8. Epidemiology for the uninitiated | ebook - D. Coggon, D. Rose, D. J. P. Barker, NetLibrary, Inc 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book  ebook

    9. Scientific writing and communication: papers, proposals, and presentations - Angelika Hofmann c2017

      Book  This book is useful but is only available in hardcopy. You may wish to purchase a copy for your personal use.

  2. Session 1 16 items
    1. Avoiding Plagiarism: Quoting and Paraphrasing

      Webpage  online. Please click on the link on the link on the right hand side of the webpage marked "Download this handout"

    2. Medical statistics made easy | ebook - Michael Harris, Gordon Taylor 2014

      Book  ebook

    3. Medical statistics made easy - Michael Harris, Gordon Taylor 2014

      Book  Also available in ebook

    4. Statistics essentials for dummies | ebook - Deborah J. Rumsey 2010 (electronic resource)

      Book  ebook

    5. Statistics essentials for dummies - Deborah J. Rumsey c2010

      Book  also available as ebook

    6. FGDP(UK) | Publications | Research Leaflets

      Webpage  The Faculty has produced a series of papers, addressing the various stages in a research project. This series provides an overview of the different stages in a research project and the relevance of research to primary dental care. It introduces readers to the basic principles of research methodology but does not provide an in-depth review of all aspects of research. In preparation for your first session, please read the first leaflet 'Asking a research question'

    7. How to read a paper: the basics of evidence-based medicine | ebook - Trisha Greenhalgh 2014

      Book  Please read Chapter 1 Why read papers at all?

    8. Understanding clinical papers | ebook - David Bowers 2013

      Book  Ebook: Please read Part II Design Matters: What type of study are you reading about? pp 21-44

    9. Bias - M Delgado-Rodriguez 01/08/2004

      Article  online

  3. Session 2 11 items
    1. Descriptive studies: what they can and cannot do - David A Grimes, Kenneth F Schulz 01/2002

      Article  online

    2. Bias and causal associations in observational research - David A Grimes, Kenneth F Schulz 01/2002

      Article  online

    3. Cohort studies: marching towards outcomes - Dr David A Grimes, MDa, , , Kenneth F Schulz, PhDa 26 January 2002

      Article  online

    4. Case-control studies: research in reverse - Kenneth F Schulz, David A Grimes 02/2002

      Article  online

    5. Statistics notes: How to randomise - D. G Altman, J M. Bland 11 September 1999

      Article  online

    6. Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE): Explanation and Elaboration - Jan P. Vandenbroucke, Erik von Elm, Douglas G. Altman, Peter C. Gøtzsche 2007

      Article  online

    7. Dental statistics made easy | 3rd edition - N. C. Smeeton 2017

      Book  This book is useful but is only available in hardcopy. You may wish to purchase a copy for your personal use.

  4. Session 3 9 items
    1. Qualitative research in dentistry - K. Stewart, P. Gill, B. Chadwick, E. Treasure 2008-3-8

      Article  online

    2. Methods of data collection in qualitative research: interviews and focus groups - P. Gill, K. Stewart, E. Treasure, B. Chadwick 2008-3-22

      Article  online

    3. Conducting qualitative interviews with school children in dental research - P. Gill, K. Stewart, E. Treasure, B. Chadwick 2008-4-12

      Article  online

    4. Analysing and presenting qualitative data - P. Burnard, P. Gill, K. Stewart, E. Treasure 2008-4-26

      Article  online

    5. An appraisal of the quality of published qualitative dental research - Mohd Masood, Ebin T. Thaliath, Elizabeth J. Bower, J. Timothy Newton 06/2011

      Article  online

    6. Articles on Research Methodology | BEME Collaboration

      Webpage  online. Read the two articles available here by Ayelet Kuper and colleagues.

    7. Critically appraising qualitative research - A. Kuper, L. Lingard, W. Levinson 07/08/2008

      Article  online

    8. Sample Size in Qualitative Interview Studies - Kirsti Malterud, Volkert Dirk Siersma, Ann Dorrit Guassora 11/2016

      Article 

  5. Useful web pages 4 items