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Students Viewpoint about Barriers to doing research in Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences
A Safari-Moradabadi , A Ramezankhani , T Aghamolaei , M Hosseini , S Dadipoor *
Department of Health Education, Social Determinants in Health Promotion Research Center, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas , mdadipoor@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Considering the important role of doing research by students in universities and the need of authorities awareness about problems which students have in this process on one hand, and lack of medical students willingness to do research in the light of the obstacles and challenges on the other hand, The present study aims to determine Research barriers from the students viewpoints in Hormozgan University of  Medical Sciences.
Methods: In this descriptive cross-sectional study, 400 students of Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences were selected through completely Stratified sampling. The data collection tool was a researcher-made questionnaire containing 3 parts: demographic information, individual barriers and organizational and environmental barriers.validity and reliability of the tool was confirmed by content validity and equal to 0.87 respectively. Data were analyzed by using independence t-test,one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA),Pearson correlation coefficient through SPSS software.
 Results: the main obstacles in the field of individual factors related to Inadequate knowledge of research methodology  (2.91±1.24) and Inadequate skill  to do research (2.89±1.36) and  in the field of organizational factors, the most important barrier was Lack of access  to sources (2.75±2.27). The results showed that the researcher students were faced with organizational obstacles (56.13 ± 13.95) and non-researched students with individual barriers (53.80 ± 10.95).
Conclusion: The most prevalent barriers from students viewpoints were inadequate skill in doing research, inadequate knowledge of research and research methodology, unfamiliarity with  the basics of statistics and limited access to information sources. In this regards Certain strategies including: raising students' knowledge of research methodology, creating motivation among students by authorities and professors, doing consultation by using expert researchers, providing research facilities and equipment also, correcting administrative practices can help to remove these barriers
 
Keywords: Research, barriers, Universities, Medical Student
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Safari-Moradabadi A, Ramezankhani A, Aghamolaei T, Hosseini M, Dadipoor S. Students Viewpoint about Barriers to doing research in Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences. Research in Medical Education. 2017; 9 (3) :9-1
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