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Global Disability Research: Types of Study

In this article, we will consider some of the typical study designs used in public health research, with particular focus on those that are commonly used in the field of …

Finding and reviewing evidence

In the last step, we heard about different study designs that can be used in disability research. Once research projects or studies have been completed, the results are often published …

Ending remarks for the course

We have now reached the end of our course, ‘Global Disability: Research and Evidence’. We really hope you enjoyed the content and the diversity of resources and the experts you …

Moving findings into practice

In the last step, you heard from Jane Wilbur about effective means of communication for your research findings. In this step, we will hear from Suresh Kumar, Yetnebersh Nigussie, Satish …

Communicating research findings

In this step Jane Wilbur gives an introduction in to an important topic – communicating research findings. There is no point doing research, unless we can disseminate the findings, and …

Experiences of research participants

In this step you will hear from Mila Mendonça and Joana Passos, two mothers of children with Congenital Zika Syndrome in Brazil. They talk about their experiences being part of …

Research with children with disabilities

Earlier this week, we heard about ethical considerations in disability research. In this step Maria Zuurmond introduces some of the important considerations for conducting research with children with disabilities, including …

Consulting people with disabilities

In this step, we hear from Myroslava, Tom, Lorraine, Suresh, and Yetnebursh about why consultation is important, and some practical steps on how we can do this. Please share your …

Generalisability and limitations of findings

In this step, Dr. Tess Bright (LSHTM) provides an overview of the complex concepts “bias” and “confounding”. Bias is defined as a tendency towards an unreasonable, or prejudiced, consideration of …

Analysis of qualitative data

In this step, Dr. Shaffa Hameed (LSHTM) provides an overview of the basics of analysis of qualitative data. Dr Hameed describes how data from qualitative studies can be analysed, how …

Course acknowledgements

Many thanks from the course team. Lead educators: Hannah Kuper, Tom Shakespeare Course initiation and content design: Hannah Kuper, Tom Shakespeare and Tess Bright Course production: LSHTM TEL team: Josie …

Analysis of quantitative data

In this step, Dr. Morgon Banks (LSHTM) provides an overview of the basics of analysis of quantitative data. Dr Banks discusses how data from quantitative studies can be presented, interpretation …

Next steps

Having come to the end of the course, we think it will be useful for you to reflect on all you have learned and consider your next steps. We have …

Global Disability Research and Evidence

The importance of asking the right questions How much is known about disability and development? Specifically, how much is known on how best to improve the lives of the one …

Partnership Between Local and International Researchers

Establishing the relationship between international researchers, mostly from high income countries, and local researchers, often from low income settings, needs to be handled sensitively, and recognising each teams’ skills and …