KARACHI – Hamdard University Dental Hospital (HDUH) conducted a two-day online research methodology workshop. The workshop was organized and facilitated by Dr Shikoh Naz, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Dentistry and Oral Diagnosis and Dr Saima Asim, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Dentistry and Oral Diagnosis, HUDH.
The first day of the workshop consisted of lectures on the selection and criteria for rating a research topic—the facilitators described in detail how to develop a research hypothesis. The first day of the session concluded with an interactive group exercise in which participants were encouraged to select some research topics and to rate them.
The second day of the workshop was related to literature search for any selected research topic. The facilitator illuminated all the participants about the steps of the literature search, the type of search engines available online, and how to efficiently search for authentic literature on a research topic by using different techniques. The two-day workshop concluded by achieving its desired learning objectives.