IH Graduate Research Seminar, Schedules for Terms 3 and 4, 2000
Term 3, 2000 Schedule
We will meet on Fridays 12:10-1:25, in Rm. W2033 for our sessions.
21 January Introduction; Proposal Preparation: Moulton
Coursepack materials #1-5.
28 January Critiquing papers; populations and inference; example: Moulton
Coursepack materials #6-7.
4 February Ethical considerations
Coursepack materials #8-9.
11 February The doctoral program: Tielsch
18 February No Class
25 February No Class
3 March Sample size determination: Moulton
10 March Critique; focus on research question selection: Best & Castillo
Coursepack materials #11-12.
Term 4, 2000 Schedule
(subject to change depending on advanced student presentation timing)
31 March Randomization and stratification: Moulton
Coursepack materials #10.
7 April Working up a Research Idea: Sazawal (if present)
Proposal by advanced student: Rimoin
14 April Critiquing papers; focus on design/question matchup: Beeche & Fong
Coursepack materials #13-14.
21 April Critiquing papers; focus on sample size determination and interim analyses: Wang
Coursepack materials #15-17.
28 April Critiquing papers; focus on data sources/selection biases: Goodman & Sheen
Coursepack materials #18-19.
5 May Critiquing papers; focus on ascertainment/measurement biases: Long & Noel
Coursepack materials #20-23.
12 May Proposals by advanced students: Lescano, S-C Chang
19 May Critiquing papers; focus on analysis issues (assumptions, correlation, presentation, etc.): Scott & Viswanathan
Coursepack materials #24-25.