- Case series and case reports
- Case control studies
- Cohort (longitudinal) studies
- Randomised controlled trials
- Systematic reviews
The way in which research projects are carried out can vary greatly, and this is very important because the method used affects the quality of the findings obtained. This section describes the main ‘study designs’, along with their advantages and disadvantages. The information has been adapted, with permission, from the University of Minnesota Biomedical Library: https://hsl.lib.umn.edu/biomed/help/understanding-research-study-designs
You can read about:
Click here for information about how to take part in epilepsy research.
Click here for our full research portfolio.