Registration open for networking session on research interviewing tips

February 03, 2020

HERSHEY, Pa. — A networking session, “Research Interviews and Focus Group Best Practices,” will be presented at the next SMaRT Connects from 1 to 2 p.m. on Feb. 20 in C2860 at Penn State College of Medicine. Heather Stuckey, associate professor of medicine, public health sciences and humanities, will present ways to conduct focus groups for qualitative research more effectively, and discuss creating effective interview guides to collect rich data. She will also share facilitation techniques, such as redirecting and elaborating, in an interactive role-play session.

SMaRT Connects supports human subjects research professionals through timely College of Medicine research process information, professional development and networking. At each session, attendees will learn the latest tips, techniques, policies and procedures from subject matter experts who facilitate discussion, answer questions and provide guidance.

Registration is requested here.

Penn State College of Medicine’s Staffing, Mentorship and Research Training (SMaRT) Program facilitates the navigation of College of Medicine resources for researchers and research support staff. The program team is available to work with investigators and staff at each stage of the research process, creating alignment with necessary skills and resources when they are most needed. The program is available to all levels of research support faculty and staff at the College of Medicine. Request a consultation here

Last Updated February 07, 2020