This course is designed to help develop a broad and unified perspective on research, research ethics and plagiarism, literature review,  research methods and design, report writing and effective presentation techniques in health sciences. For this purpose each student will be required to do literature review on a topic related to his/her academic background and interest. As a result of their literature review the students will specify relevant further research areas. Each student will also prepare a report about the studies done so far in the topic and will cover methods used, findings, discussion and implications. Each student will share his/her report with other students in the course by doing a presentation followed by a discussion.