Pre-Conference Research Workshop on Religion, Spirituality and Health with Prof. Dr. Harold G. Koenig

May 09-12, 2010 Langenthal/Switzerland

Portrait Harold KoenigPreceding the Conference we invite you to participate in a Research Workshop with Prof. Dr. Harold G. Koenig. He is known as the senior author of the “Handbook of Religion and Health” and co-director of the Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health. This center offers a 2-year post-doc program in religion and health, which Dr. Koenig compressed into 4-day workshops.

The following topics will be discussed:

  • Previous research on religion, spirituality and health
  • Importance of definitions
  • Understanding mechanisms and pathways
  • Highest priority studies for future research
  • Strengths and weaknesses of religion and spirituality measures
  • Designing different types of research projects
  • Statistics and statistical modeling
  • Funding your research
  • Writing a grant
  • Managing a research project
  • Writing a research paper for publication
  • Developing an academic career in this area

Mentorship meetings with Prof. Koenig will allow participants to discuss individual research projects.

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