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Awarded Roberts Funding: Steven Martin

Steven Martin (Warwick Medical School) . Awarded £1300.

Organising a research methods workshop on Realist Synthesis & Health Sciences Research.

A one-day workshop attended by over 30 people and supported by 2 internationally recognised speakers – Professors Ray Pawson and Richard Byng, with interactive sessions on theory, methodology, and good review practice.

Date: 15th June 2010
Venue: Warwick Medical School
 

On being awarded Roberts Funding and on organising the event Steven Martin said:

"On 5 June Warwick Medical School welcomed participants for a workshop on Realist Synthesis, organised by Health Sciences

Research Institute Research Associate Steven Martin. Realist synthesis is an inter-disciplinary method for the evaluation and development of interventions and policy programs. WMS welcomed the nationally recognised speakers for interactive sessions on theory, methodology, and good review practice. The day-long event was attended by over 30 people, and demand

for places was strong with participant requests coming from Universities in Canada and Sweden. A follow-up event will aim to bring together early-career participants to discuss the potential for collaborative research."