Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Joint Advanced Seminar 2 (JAS 2), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg on November 18 - December 12, 2013.

CARTA Cohort 3 started their Joint Advanced Seminar 2 (JAS 2) at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg on November 18, 2013.  JAS-2 focuses on data management and analysis. Fellows will learn how to use software packages for qualitative and quantitative data management and analyses.  Practice sessions will be provided where fellows will be introduced use of real research data employing current software packages.

Some Cohort 3 Fellows during JAS 1,Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, March 2013
JAS 2 will run for four weeks, ending on December 12, 2013. It is being coordinated by leading facilitators drawn from CARTA partner institutions and coordinated by the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.  JAS 2 for cohort 3 is attended by 23 fellows from CARTA partner institutions.
Earlier in the year, cohort 3 fellows had met in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania for JAS 1 where they were taken through learning sessions to build on their critical thinking, enhance technical skills, and other core research competencies.  They were introduced essential concepts and seminal articles in the areas of population and health.

JAS 2 will be followed by JAS 3 in 2015 and JAS 4 IN 2016

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