18 Acquiring research skills | Buckle PNG
The week-long intensive study covered key aspects of research method skills, ranging from how to do appropriate research, research design, sampling techniques, data collection, data processing and analysis and report writing.
Speaking at the graduation ceremony, the Acting Chairman of the PNG NRI Council Wilson thompson PNG said NRI saw that the public and private sectors needed skills in research methods that are important.
“We need more detailed research, analysis and presentations that can influence policy. What we do at PNG NRI is create opportunities for Papua New Guinea in research. This is a contribution from PNG NRI to the country, ”he said.
Deputy Director of Research at PNG NRI and Course Coordinator, Associate Professor Eugène Ezebilo, congratulated the participants and told them to use what they learned in their work.
“As you come back, we hope you use the advanced methods to conduct research,” he said.
He also urged participants to share what they have learned with others.
Representing the participants, Constitutional Law and Reform Commission lawyers Salome Bamler and Collin Yak thanked PNG NRI for offering the course.
“Let’s be realistic and confident in our research and our data collection, because anything we collect can be used against us,” Mr. Yak said.
Acting Director of PNG NRI, Dr Osborne Sanida told participants they were invited to come back and collaborate with PNG NRI.
Dr Sanida said: “Together we can do more, so you are always welcome to come back. “