The Student Research Unit (SRU) was recommended by the university Student Research Board and formally established after approval by Prof. Youssef Al Eissa, Vice President, Educational Affairs, King Saud bin Abdulaziz Unversity for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS) in April 2015.
Develop a strategic plan to encourage student centered research.
Provide guidance in the submission of student research to the Institutional Review Board, either in the College or in the hospital.
Support and strengthen undergraduate education by providing students with training, support and access to facilities that will allow them to conduct research.
Evaluate finalized student research projects.
Develop a database for student research projects.
Organize annual competitive scientific research meetings and other research related activities/events.
Foster interdisciplinary, national and where possible international research collaborations.
Encourage and promote the dissemination of research results in conferences, meetings and other scholarly activities.
Prepare and submit annual research reports to the University Student Research Board.
The Student Research Units' (SRU) vision is to be a center for student research development, consultancy and publication at College of Nursing - Jeddah (CON-J), King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences.
The Student Research Units' (SRU) mission is to foster innovative student research, supporting the objectives of College of Nursing - Jeddah (CON-J), King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS).
Student Research Unit ActivitiesThe Student Research Unit organized the following reseach activities for students during the academic year:
A THREE DAY RESEARCH PROCESS WORKSHOP
By the end of the 3 day workshop, the participants will be able to:
- Identify a research problem.
- Formulate research questions and research hypothesis.
- Recognize tips for reviewing of the literature.
- Identify the various kinds of research designs.
- Identify tips in construction of new instruments.
- Describe data collection methods.
- Recognize ethical and legal considerations in research.
- Write a research proposal while applying the research process.
ONE DAY DATA MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP
A one day data management workshop to assist students who attended the research process workshop to manage their research data. This workshop aimed to introduce the basic concepts of descriptive statistics. It focused primarily on data management and manipulation – importing data, defining variables and attributes, generating and recording variables, sorting and checking data, and basic summary and descriptive analyses through SPSS.
STUDENT RESEARCH DAY
The Student Research Unit participated with the College of Medicine (COM-J) in organizing the student research day. The student research day was a good chance for all students in Jeddah campus to present their researches.
REVIEW OF LITERATURE
It is a two hours lecture to enable students to identify the guidelines of writing literature review.
HOW TO WRITE A RESEARCH PROPOSAL
It is a two hours lecture to enable students to identify the template King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC) research proposal.
Dr. Wafaa Elarousy, Assistant Professor, Nursing Department CON-J (Chairperson)
Dr. Hend Al Najjar, Associate Dean, Academic and Student Affairs, CON-J, KSAU-HS
Dr. Houaida Helal, Assistant Professor, Chairperson, Nursing Department, CON-J
Dr. Jennifer de Beer, Assistant Professor, Nursing Department, CON-J
Administrative Assistant II : Ms. Rana Almaghrabi