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A Guide to Using Social Media for Research Purposes (Version 2) by Matt Holland

This is an updated and revised version of A Guide to Using Social Media for Research Purposes by Matt Holland first published on this blog in March 2016. This guide takes you though the basics of building a research profile using social … Continue reading

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A Guide to Using Social Media for Research Purposes by Matt Holland

This guide is aimed at Allied Health Professionals (AHPs). It takes you though the basics of building a research profile using social media, how to maximise your impact and the tools you can use to assess your impact. If you … Continue reading

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Introduction to Knowledge for healthcare: a development framework for NHS library and knowledge services in England 2015-2020* by Victoria Treadway

Source: Health Education England Link to main document A shorter briefing document is also available. Publication format: PDF Date of publication: January 2015 Summary of driver: Knowledge for healthcare lays out a framework upon which Health Education England (HEE) will build … Continue reading

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Introduction to teaching reflective writing for appraisal and revalidation by Tracey Pratchett

I’m on my way to meet some colleagues for a natter and catch up, so I thought I’d make the most of my time on the train and write this post. At the start of this year, I was contacted … Continue reading

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Introduction to Critical Appraisal by Michelle Maden

What is Critical Appraisal? Critical Appraisal is an assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of research methodology. It aims to examine bias and assess both internal validity and external validity Bias – Systematic error in individual studies that can lead … Continue reading

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