College research projects help to build a scientific evidence base that informs and influences College and national policies.

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The College’s Research Excellence Awards recognise achievements in optometric research, and the way in which they enrich the whole profession.

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Optometry in Practice (OiP), the College’s quarterly CPD journal, covers the latest research, analysis and opinion from your profession, and provides up to 4 CPD points.

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The College of Optometrists’ research journal, OPO, has been the world’s top ranked optometry since 2014.

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MODULE 5: This online CPD course explores the use of statistical tests in hypothesis testing and when to use specific tests to analyse different data types.

MODULE 4: This online CPD course introduces the different types of data found in research studies and how they can be used alongside statistical analyses to understand and interpret the world around us.

MODULE 3: This online CPD course will help you evaluate methodological quality and determine whether a research study is relevant to you.

MODULE 2: This online CPD course will help you understand research evidence, understand the peer-review process, and identify discipline-specific journals.

MODULE 1: This online CPD course helps you identify the difference between research, audit, and service evaluation, describe the main stages of the research process, and understand the importance of the ethical review process.

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