TITLE

Microresearch: borrowing from the microfinance experience

AUTHOR(S)
King, Danny
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/26/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 5, p399
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on microresearch. Applying microfinance principles, a microresearch model offers grants of around $3,000 to those who have no access to research funding opportunities. Hindrances, such as insufficient research knowledge and capacity to do research, could be dealt by offering online access to clinical research education opportunities. To guarantee a high rate of success in research, prominent researchers could volunteer to provide assistance to a microresearch group.
ACCESSION #
33923036

 

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