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Applying Data Collection Tools in Research – 17th January

Location: Manson theatre, LSHTM building, Keppel Street
Date: 17th January, 12.30-2pm

The LSHTM Research Data Management Service will be hosting a lunchtime seminar on January 17th to discuss the use of mobile devices to perform data collection in the field. Three case studies will be presented, each covering a data collection tool used in a specific research study. Speakers will discuss the benefits and limitations of each tool and provide recommendations for how they may be applied in your own work.

Case studies will be presented by the following researchers:

1. The use of Survey Solutions for performing computer-assisted interviews in research
Dr. Carlos Oya, Reader in the Political Economy of Development, SOAS.

2. Applying CSPro to a modular household survey in Ethiopia
Dr. Keith Tomlin, Assistant Professor in the Department of Disease Control, LSHTM.

3. Open Data Kit (ODK) and its use in research at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Dr Chrissy Roberts, Assistant Professor of Human Genetics, LSHTM.

Attendance:
The seminar is open to all researchers at LSHTM, SOAS and Birkbeck. Attendance is free with no registration required.

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