Data Management and Qualitative Data Analysis in Biomedical Systematic Reviews

This project aims to develop the competence of a graduate intern who will lead training and consultation on the use NVivo to support data management and analysis of qualitative data in biomedical systematic reviews and evidence syntheses. While the training will be open to all, the target audience will be graduate students in the Purdue Biotechnology Innovation and Regulatory Sciences BIRS Program and the BIRS Program-African cohort. The BIRS program students work in pharmaceutical, medical devices and invitro diagnostics companies in Indiana and other parts of the U.S. The BIRS African Graduate Program employs a blended learning approach in which students are engaged via online classes throughout the year and meet twice a year in Africa for face-to-face learning sessions with Purdue faculty. The overarching vision of the program is to develop capacity for ensuring access to safe, quality and effective medical products by Africans. Skills in data management is essential in realizing this vision.

Project Details

Organization Name

Purdue University - Library of Engineering & Science

Organization Type
Academic institution
Health sciences library
Project Lead

Bethany McGowan

Start Date
January 18, 2021
End Date
April 30, 2021
Funding Amount
Educator, College & Post-grad
Library or Information Professional
Student, College & Post-grad
Adults (19-64 yrs.)
Adults (19-64 yrs.)
Blacks/African Americans
Alaska Natives
American Indians
Asians/Asian Americans
Hispanics/Latin Americans
Native Hawaiians
Other Pacific Islanders
Medically Underserved Areas/Populations