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You've always been wondering how to do research and publish your work in peer reviewed journals!!

If you are passionate about research and wish to learn it in a systematic way,
ResearchWay has partnered with dataskool to provide a great opportunity


Semi Supervised Research Training

A 34-hour course taught by
Mohammad Sorowar Hossain, Ph.D.
Enayetur Raheem, Ph.D.

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Course Details

Semi Supervised Research Training provides a 360 degree view of the research landscape. Our goal is to help develop your researcher-self and not merely provide training to analyze data. Our approach is drawn from decades of experience tackling untapped and neglected real-life problems.

This training will help build your confidence to independently read and critique articles published in scientific journals. We aim to shape the thought process and guide the learners to develop their research-mindset, which is essential to becoming a successful researcher.

Course Type
University grade 3-credit distant learning course

Course title
Academic Literacy – Fundamentals of Scientific Research

Course Duration
30 days  

Credit hours
3 credit (equivalent to university credits)  

Total time
34 hrs = 24 hrs lecture + 10 hrs supervision by mentors  

Total classes
12 theory classes + Hands on training

Course Evaluation Assignment

What you will receive

Certificate of completion

Certificate of completion given that one successfully submits a research proposal based on the learning


Students will receive up to 20% of waiver for any future RW training or consultancy service

Internship Opportunity

Based on the performance, two students will be given internship opportunities to conduct research with the BRF team

Course Syllabus

Module 1
Why research, 360-degree view of research landscape

Module 2
Ethics and Integrity in research

Module 3
Anatomy of Research

Module 4
Literature Review

Module 5
Researchers’ lifetime skills (tools and software)

Module 6
Statistical issues in research

Module 7
Scientific Journals: the good, and the fake

Module 8
Research proposal writing assignment and evaluation

What you will learn

After completing the course requirements, you would learn

  • the research process 
  • how to develop a research idea into a research question 
  • how to formulate a research question How to do a literature survey 
  • basics of research proposal writing 
  • ethics of field and lab research 
  • common statistical issues in research (study design, sampling and hypothesis testing) 
  • how research skills are useful for non-academic purposes 
  • lifetime skills for research and non-research purposes (referencing, documentation, time management, collaborative writing and smart note taking)

Who this course is for

This course is most suitable for those passionate about research and want to learn how to conduct a research from idea generation to publication--in step-by-step

Or someone aiming to become an independent researcher in biomedical, public health, or other fields.

  • If you have no research experience but want to learn the end-to-end research process– from idea generation to publication– then this course is a great one to start with 
  • If you have some experience but you are not confident enough to start your independent research journey, then this course will be the stepping stone for our supervised research internship (SRI) 
  • If you are an undergraduate student and planning to conduct your first research project, this course will adequately prepare you to step into your undergraduate thesis/project or major paper

What this course is NOT about

Please note-

  • This foundation course will cover some basic statistical principles. But this course is not meant to learn advanced statistical techniques, data management or analysis 
  • The foundation course will introduce data collection strategies and demonstrate some open source and commercial software. 
  • This course is not designed for one-on-one mentorship. However, mentors will be available during office hours where you will have opportunity to discuss your problem. 

About the Instructors

Mohammad Sorowar Hossain, Ph.D.

Professional experience
22+ years (academia and industry combined)

Research experience
Molecular biology (12 years) and Public Health (9 years)

Independent University, BRAC University, University of Health Sciences and University of Wollongong, Australia

Senior Manager (Head, R&D), Incepta Biotech

Post Doc
DUKE-NUS Graduate Medical School (Singapore), Singapore Cancer Centre

National University Singapore (QS world ranking #11)

Graduation (Hons/MS)
Microbiology, University of Dhaka BRF

Research Profile
LinkedIn Profile

ResearchGate Profile

Google Scholar Profile

Enayetur Raheem, Ph.D.

Professional experience
22+ years (academia and industry combined)

Research experience
Statistician and Data Scientist (health industries)

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
University of Northern Colorado
University of North Carolina at Charlotte and
University of Dhaka

Industry (healthcare) 
ConcertAI (current, Principal Data Scientist)
Atrium Health and Cigna (senior data scientist)
Astrazeneca (Principal data scientist)

Statistics, University of Windsor, Canada

McMaster University Graduation

Applied Statistics, University of Dhaka

BRF Research Profile 

LinkedIn Profile 

Google Scholar Profile 

ResearchGate Profile 

Youtube channel

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Course Fee and Registration

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Bangladeshi Taka 10,000  

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Refund Policy
Enrolled students can opt for a full refund (minus the processing fee) after attending the first class only  

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Registration closes Wednesday Nov 23, 2022