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The comparison of students and faculty members' viewpoints on barriers and facilitators of research activities among student in Gonabad University of Medical Sciences in 2017
Samane Najafi , Arezoo Davarinia , Hosein Shaban , Reza Zarvandi *
Gonabad University of Medical Sciences , Raza_zarvandi@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Today, countries are classified according to their ability to produce and apply knowledge. In today's world of advanced knowledge and information, research is needed to develop disciplines that directly or indirectly engage in patient care, as in other academic disciplines, and the development of professional knowledge is essential for the continuous advancement of patient care.  
Method: This cross-sectional study on 70 faculty members and 253 students in Gonabad University of Medical Sciences in 2017. Data were collected through demographic form and the researcher-made questionnaire of research activities among student by stratified randomized sampling for students and census method for faculty members. The face and content validity of the Instruments were confirmed by 10 expert faculty members. Cronbach's alpha coefficient was used to evaluate the reliability of which was obtained coefficient equal to 0.98. Data analyzed using descriptive statistics and statistical tests such as t-test, ANOVA and Chi-Square using SPSS software version 20. The results of the tests were considered to be less than 0.05.
Results: Findings showed that most barriers of student research activities related to educational barriers with relative frequency of 90.4%. According to the results of independent t-test, comparing the viewpoint of faculty members and students in the economic and organizational areas related to student research activities had a significant difference with P= 0.009 and P <0.001 respectively.
 Conclusion: Considering that the most influential factor in encouraging students to research is the educational barriers, it is important that the attention of managers and educational planners should be promoted in order to improve research activities and advance the goals.
Keywords: Research activities, barriers, facilitators, student, faculty member
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Type of Study: Medical Surgical Nursing | Subject: nursing
Received: 2018/01/20
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Najafi S, Davarinia A, Shaban H, Zarvandi R. The comparison of students and faculty members' viewpoints on barriers and facilitators of research activities among student in Gonabad University of Medical Sciences in 2017 . IJNR. 2019; 13 (6) :54-62
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