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Research Masterclass - Developing a Research Question to Avoid the ‘so what’ Factor

Research Masterclass - Developing a Research Question to Avoid the ‘so what’ Factor, Dr Scott Devenish 
17 JUN 2022
9.30 AM - 10.45 AM
Online via zoom

The research question is one of the most important components of the research study as it drives the study’s design, method and methodology. This session will cover how to write a research question to avoid the ‘so what’ factor. Specific to the discipline of Paramedicine. 


Dr Scott Devenish is an Associate Professor and Paramedicine Discipline Lead for the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine at the Australian Catholic University (ACU). 
Scott has over 21 years of experience in the paramedic education field. He is a Registered Nurse, Registered Paramedic and a Fellow of the Australasian College of Paramedicine and the UK Higher Education Academy. Scott has actively contributed to the Paramedicine profession through high quality teaching, academic leadership, peer-reviewed publications, the supervision of research higher degree candidates and being a research mentor for the Australasian College of Paramedicine. 

Scott has a keen interest in international collaboration and providing innovative overseas opportunities for paramedic students. His love for international engagement was born out of his PhD which investigated the professional socialisation of paramedics in Australia and the United Kingdom. His PhD led to an interest in the portability of Australian paramedic qualifications overseas. 

He has developed an excellent reputation both within Australia and internationally and leads a team of highly qualified and dedicated academics ensuring ACU paramedic programs of study meet the needs of the constantly evolving Paramedicine profession to produce future outstanding clinicians, researchers, and leaders. 

Please address any queries regarding this session to ReDTrain.