Research Methodology Workshop

News Date: 
2 August 2009

A workshop on “Defining My Research Topic” and “Qualitative Research Methodology” by Professor Siow Heng Loke, Dean School of Graduate Studies, was held on 2nd August 2009.

The workshop on research methodology aimed at assisting newly registered research students prepare their research proposals and facilitate them to select and define a research topic study for their PhD proposal.

At the end of the workshop on “Defining My Research Topic”, they are able to recapitulate the concepts, narrow the research topic, formulate the problem statements, relate the theoretical framework of study and envisage the problems faced in conducting research.

On the other hand, the workshop “Qualitative Research Methodology”, aimed to explain the meaning of ‘qualitative research’, describe the general characteristics that most qualitative studies have in common, describe briefly some of the steps involved in qualitative research and how matters of ethics affect qualitative research.