Center for Research for Underserved and Vulnerable Populations
FORS Research Colloquium Series
A Faculty Development Session
Open to all faculty, staff and students (download flyer)
February 22, 2017
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
541 Fisher Hall
"Research Designs: Questions through Analysis"
James Schreiber, PhD
Professor, School of Nursing
- Explain three modes of reasoning
- Explain the purpose and function of research questions
- Explain the roll of theoretical framework in development of research questions versus a descriptive framework.
- Identify key differences of quantitative and qualitative designs
- Identify hypothesis tested
- Match basic research questions to designs
- Explain Evidence versus Human Pattern Seeking
CEUs in Nursing available | Feel free to bring your lunch - snacks will be provided
"Tips for Writing a Successful Grant Proposal: Getting the Specific Aims Right"
J. Graham Thomas, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
April 11, 2017 | 12:00 - 1:30 pm
The Center for Research for Underserved and Vulnerable Populations is a forum for networking, exchanging information, and fostering innovation. The Center is committed to promoting University, community, regional, national and global partnerships to achieve excellence in nursing science.
Consistent with the mission of the SON and national priorities, overarching themes include:
- Using technology and informatics in research, education and patient care
- Addressing disparities and ethics in healthcare
- Interdisciplinary approaches to prevention and treatment
The Center is headed by Melissa Kalarchian, PhD, Associate Dean for Research in the School of Nursing.
Faculty with a record of significant research funding are invited to join the Research Council, which provides oversight of initiatives related to research and scholarship in the SON. Current members include:
Major functions are to:
- Advise the Associate Dean for Research.
- Oversee implementation of the Strategic Plan for Research.
- Provide guidance and mentoring to research-active faculty.
Forum for Research and Scholarship (FORS)
The Forum for Research and Scholarship supports excellence in research and scholarship. It promotes the exchange of ideas and intellectual debate, as well as peer review of writing projects.
Faculty Research Interests
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