Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue
This is a module with a wide range and includes quantitative and qualitative methods. The list below should be seen as a start to essential readings.
– Arthur, A and B. Hancock (2009) Introduction to the Research Process. NIHR
– Bell, J., Waters, S. (2014). Doing Your Research Project: A Guide for First-Time Researchers. Open University Press; 6th edition
– Green J & Browne J (2005) Principles of social research. Berkshire: OUP
– Greenhalgh T (1997). How to read a paper: Assessing the methodological quality of published papers. British medical journal. 315(7103): 305-8.
– Laws S, Harper C, Marcus R (2003) Research for development : a practical guide. Sage Publications.
– Lê G, Huss R, Mshelia C, Mirzoev T (2015) “ How to use Action Research to Strengthen District Health Management: A Handbook ” Leeds: PERFORM Consortium
– Research Methods Knowledge Base. Available from: http://www.socialresearchmethods.net/kb/
– Varkevisser CM et al (2004) Designing and conducting health systems research projects. Volume 1: Proposal development and fieldwork, Volume 2: Data analyses and report writing. The Netherlands: KIT Publishers.
– WHO (2015) Recommended format for a Research Protocol. WHO research policy
Quantitative research: (Bold = mosy recommended due to comprehensive coverage, ease of understanding and/or online access via the library/link):
- Bowers, D (2014). Medical Statistics from Scratch: An Introduction for Health Professional. 3rd Edition. Hoboken: Wiley.
- Campbell MJ (2007). Medical Statistics: A Textbook for the Health Sciences. 4th Edition. Chichester: Wiley.
– Altman DG, Machin D, Gardner MJ (2000) Statistics with confidence: confidence intervals and statistical guidelines. 2nd ed. London: BMJ Publications.
– Blair, J., Czaja, R., Blair, E. (2014). Designing Surveys: A Guide to Decisions and Procedures. SAGE Publications. 3rd edition.
– Coggon D, Rose G, Barker DJP (2003) Epidemiology for the uninitiated. 5th ed. London: BMJ Publications.
– Coolidge, F. (2013) Statistics: a gentle introduction. SAGE Publications, Inc; Third Edition
– Kumar, R. (2010). Research methodology: a step by step guide for beginners. SAGE Publications Ltd; Third Edition.
– Salkind, N. (2014). Statistics for people who think they hate statistics. SAGE Publications. 5th edition.
– Swinscow TDV and Campbell TDV (2002) Statistics at square one. 10th ed. London: BMJ Publications.
– Bourgeault, I., Dingwall, R., De Vries, R. (2010): Handbook of Qualitative Methods in Health Research. SAGE Publications.
– Cornwall A & Jewkes R (1995). What is participatory research? Social science & medicine. 41(12): 1667-1676.
– Hancock B, Windridge K, Ockleford E (2007): An Introduction to Qualitative Research. Trent RDSU.
– Hennink, M. (2014) Focus group discussions. Understanding Qualitative Research Series. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-985616-9.
– Hennink, M., Hutter, I. and Bailey, A. (2011) Qualitative research methods. SAGE Publications. ISBN 978-1-41292226-5 .
– Kielmann,K., Cataldo, F., SeeleyJ.(2011) Introduction to Qualitative Research Methodology DIFID
- Mason, J (2018) Qualitative Researching 3rd Edition Sage Publications.
- Mir G (2019) Case Study: Participatory Methods. ESRC Research Guidance. Available from: https://esrc.ukri.org/funding/guidance-for-applicants/research-ethics/ethics-case-studies/case-study-participatory-methods/
– Northcutt, N., Mccoy, D. (2004) Interactive qualitative analysis : a systems method for qualitative research. SAGE Publications
– Patton, M. Q. (2002). Qualitative research & evaluation methods (3rd -- ed.). Thousand Oaks, London, New Delhi: Sage Publications.
– Social Research Association (2003) Ethical Guidelines.
- Anderson, L.M, K.L Adeney, C. Shinn, S.Safranek, J. Buckner-Brown and L.K. Krause (2015). 'Community coalition-driven interventions to reduce health disparities among racial and ethnic minority populations'. The Cochrane library [electronic resource]. ISSN: 1464-780X (6).
– Applied health research manual : anthropology of health and health care by P. Boonmongkon, P. Streefland, M. L. Tan published by Het Spinhuis, 2001
– Armitage P, Berry G, Matthews JNS (2002) Statistical methods in medical research. 4th ed. Oxford: Blackwell.
– Bland M (2000), An introduction to medical statistics. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
– Buchan, J. (2004). “What difference does (“good”) HRM make? ” Human resources for health [electronic resource]. 2 (1): 6.
– Campbell TDV (2001) Statistics at square two: understanding modern statistical applications in medicine. London: BMJ Publications.
– Emerson, R.M., Fretz, R.I., & Shaw, L.L. (1995). Writing ethnographic fieldnotes.
– Field, A. (2014). Discovering statistics using IBM SPSS statistics : and sex and drugs and rock 'n' roll. SAGE Publications 4th edition.
– Hennink, M. (2007) International focus group research : a handbook for the health and social sciences. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-60780-3
– Hulley, S. . et al. 2007. Designing Clinical Research: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
– Kirkwood BR (2003) Essentials of medical statistics. 2nd ed. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific.
– Patton MQ (2002) Qualitative evaluation and research methods. 3rd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications
– Srivastava, A. and S. B. Thomson (2009). “Framework for analysis: A qualitative methodology for applied policy analysis.” JOAAG 4 (2): 72-79.
This list was last updated on 23/01/2019