<strong>Workshop</strong>Conducting MedicalEducation Research<strong>Workshop</strong> for Education Researchers(from complete novices to PhD students)Tuesday 12 July 20<strong>11</strong>12.00noon – 6.00pmThe Seminar Room,The Royal College of Physicians,9 Queen Street, Edinburgh, UKMedical education research is a young discipline and many wouldberesearchers and supervisors have a steep learning curve toclimb. ASME is running this workshop to foster the quantity andquality of UK medical education research.AimThe workshop aims to be inclusive and fun so as to make medicaleducation research accessible to those who would like to conductit, whatever their current level of achievement. The session will beinteractive with participants required to submit a brief synopsis oftheir current research interest one week prior to the workshop. Yoursynopsis should be no more than a single page of <strong>A4</strong> and includeyour research goals (either aims, questions or hypotheses), yourmotivation for conducting the study, and brief notes about whatmethodological questions you are grappling with at the moment.Kevin Eva, Editor, Medical Education and Associate Professor,University of British ColumbiaLesley Pugsley, Senior Lecturer in Medical Education, CardiffUniversityJane Stewart, Degree Programme Director for MClinEdProgramme and Lecturer in Clinical Education, NewcastleUniversityWhat form will the workshop take?It will be highly interactive throughout. The main activity willbe small group work, interspersed with short presentations andplenary discussion.Who is it aimed at?• Novice to intermediate education researchers includingteaching staff who wish to build an education researchportfolio, masters students, and beginning PhD studentsWhat are the objectives?By attending the workshop, participants will:• Develop their understanding of what research is, andthe distinguishing features of education (as opposed tobiomedical) research• Develop skills in:• Choosing a topic and focusing a researchable problem• Formulating a clear research question• Identifying and handling ethical issues• Choosing an appropriate research method• Understand better how to disseminate their work• Build networks with other participants that could lead tofuture collaborationWho are the workshop leaders?The workshop will be led by a small international team ofexperienced researchers who share a commitment to drawingpeople into the discipline and helping to build the capacity toconduct quality education research.
Submission RequirementsParticipants will be asked to provide a summary of their current status and (if appropriate) details of their research plan (oneside of <strong>A4</strong>) by Monday 4th July 20<strong>11</strong>, as well as details of specific topics they would like addressed. This will enable thefaculty to finalise the workshop to ensure maximum effectiveness for all attendees.venueThe Seminar Room, The Royal College of Physicians, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh, UKcostDelegate Fee £105Please complete the form below in block capitals and return it to ASME by Monday 20th June 20<strong>11</strong>TitleAddressNamePostcodeCityTel(please provide country and area dialling codes if not in the UK)E-mailSpecial dietary requirementsCountryFaxDatePlease tick box if you do not wish your details to be included on the workshop delegate listI wish to pay byCREDIT/DEBIT CARD INVOICE (Address as above)I wish to pay by credit/debit card and my card details follow.ASME will issue a receipt for this method of payment.Please debit my account for £Cardholder please signMastercard Visa Switch/Maestro Visa DebitCard NumberValid from Expires Issue NoCancellation: The final date for cancellation isMonday 20th June 20<strong>11</strong> and no refunds will beavailable after this date. In the event of cancellationbefore Monday 20th June 20<strong>11</strong> registration feeswill be refunded less a cancellation fee of £20.Please note: those who have registered but not paidand cancel after Monday 20th June 20<strong>11</strong> will stillbe charged the full workshop fee.SSV NumberCardholder Name12 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JE, UKTelephone: +44 (0)131 225 9<strong>11</strong>1 Fax: +44 (0)131 225 9444 Email: email@example.com www.asme.org.uk