“Research Methods for Guiding Policy and Evaluation with Special Application to Population and Health”Posted on 17 November, 2009 – 1:00 PM
Date: May 2 – July 22, 2010
Venue: Social Research Center of the American University in Cairo.
The Social Research Center of the American University in Cairo is pleased to announce the 9th round of the training course “Research Methods for Guiding Policy and Evaluation with Special Application to Population and Health”. The three-month training course is directed to Arab nationals and will be held during May 2 – July 22, 2010 at the Social Research Center of the American University in Cairo.
The training course aims to acquaint participants with principles of research methods and its application in the field of population and health.
The course consists of four separate but complementary training modules:
|Module I||Development Challenges in Arab Countries and Introduction to Social Research||3 weeks||May 2 – 20, 2010|
|Module II||Quantitative Research||4 weeks||May 23 – June 17, 2010|
|Module III||Qualitative Research||2 weeks||June 20 – July 1, 2010|
|Module IV||Policy Recommendations and Evaluation||3 weeks||July 4 – 22, 2010|
More details are available at the training website. http://www1.aucegypt.edu/src/rm/ .
The tuition fee for the course is EGP 18,000 and does not include living and travel expenses. Applicants needing financial support to cover tuition and/or living expenses are advised to approach donors, international and regional agencies. Limited full and partial scholarships are offered by the Social Research Center on highly competitive basis and are funded by Wellcome Trust and Hewlett Foundation.
A selection committee will be meeting in February 2010 to select the eligible trainees for the training course. The accepted applicants will be informed of the committee’s decision during the first week of March, 2010.
Applicants should complete the attached application form and return it no later than January 31, 2010 by: e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org or completed, mail to: Research Methods Training Coordinator, Social Research Center, the American University in Cairo, Research Centers Building, AUC Avenue, P.O. Box 74 , New Cairo 11835, Egypt. Phone: +20.2.2615.1441/1440/1315