The Department of Health Sciences Education (DHSE) welcomed its 2020 cohort of MPhil and PhD students in February. They spent two weeks meeting with their supervisors, discussing research ideas and participated in research workshops. It was an intense two weeks of orientation to MPhil and PhD studies and we wish them well on their new learning journeys.
The Department of Health Science Education invites applications for a full-time research masters (MPhil) in Health Science Education commencing in 2020. The project will focus on exploring authorial identity development in the context of health sciences from a Southern perspective. A student bursary and research running costs have been secured for this project. Closing date: 13 January 2020. Please click here for more information.
The workshop consisted on 4 sessions taking place throughout the year. It was hosted by the Department of Health Sciences Education, for Supervisors in the department.
Professor Michael Samuel presented a workshop titled The PhD Research Process, jointly hosted by the Department of Health Sciences Education and the Department of Family Medicine on Thursday, 23 August 2019. It was attended by postgraduate students, supervisors and all interested in doctoral studies from both departments. He delved into topics such as the role of the PhD student and supervisor, the relationship between theoretical framework and methodology, the pragmatics of methodology and the importance of alignment.