Course Title: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY - HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCE
Credit Units: 04
Course Level: Doctoral Course Code: HSP901 Course Objectives: This course will enable the Research Scholars to understand and apply basic research methods in their research study including research design, data analysis and report findings for generalizing research conclusion apparently based on the parameters of particular research methods.
Pre-requisites: Basic Knowledge of Standard Deviation, Mean etc. Course Contents/Syllabus:
Module I : Recent Advances in Public Health
Descriptors/Topics : National Health programmes -Reproductive and child health, Tuberculosis control including Dots strategy, National AIDS control, Iodine deficiency disorders, Cancer control, Leprosy eradication, Control and treatment of occupational diseases, Nutritional and National programme for control of Blindness; National Organizations- NACO, ICMR, CDC India; International health Plan- WHO, CDC, PEFAR; Public Health of Mental & Neurological Disorder with particular reference to India.
Module II: Documentation in Health Sciences
Descriptors/Topics : Methods of Literature survey, planning and designing a Research problem, Hypothesis, Research modeling, Research proposals, Plagiarism, Academic publishing and peer review.
Module III : Drug regulatory Affairs
Descriptors/Topics :Introduction, Difference between invention, innovation & creativity, Research & Development Importance of IPR, Patents & IPR, INDA/NDA/ANDA,CTD documentations, Copyrights, Trademarks & Related Rights, Rights arising from Trademark registration, GLP. GCP, GMP, FDP and INSA guidelines.
Module IV : Screening Methods for Drug Discovery and Development
Descriptors/Topics : Acute, Sub acute & chronic toxicity studies, Study of CPCSEA guidelines, Clinical Research, Clinical trials, Animal Ethics & Human Ethics ,Pharmacovigilance, Pharmacoeconomics, Dependence/Addiction & its types, De-addiction , Drug abuse, rational use of Medicines, Drug screening methods involved in the evaluation of new drugs for various diseases particularly Anti diabetic, Anti-cancer, Antihypertensive, Antilipidemic, Anti fertility and Infertility activity.
Module V: Modern Analytical Techniques
Descriptors/Topics :Principles, Instrumentation & Applications of UV, Visible spectroscopy, IR spectroscopy, Mass spectroscopy, NMR spectroscopy, Chromatographic techniques- Paper chromatography, TLC, HPLC, HPTLC.
Pedagogy for Course Delivery: Traditional Board-Marker teaching & PPT presentation Assessment/ Examination Scheme:
Theory L/T (%)
Theory Assessment (L&T):
Continuous Assessment/Internal Assessment
End Term Examination
Components (Drop down)
Internal Components includes: Case study/ Presentations/ Fieldwork/ Viva voce