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Welcome to week 2

In week 2, students are introduced to the components of research project development.

This week we will show you how to design a qualitative research project by developing suitable research topics and questions. Through our exercises, we will help you develop a research toolset consisting of a research topic, statement of purpose and research question. We will then move on to the recruitment process of participants by teaching you about the different approaches to sampling vulnerable and difficult to reach populations. The approaches will be discussed critically, and you will be asked to reflect on the pros and cons of each approach.

There will be plenty of opportunities to discuss and exchange insights with other course participants, to apply what you have learned through exercises, and to test your knowledge with quizzes.

We hope you enjoy expanding your research toolkit with us.

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