The purpose of this study was to analyze the situation of research conducted by personnel of Sirindhorn College of Public Health Chonburi Thailand and to summarize the knowledge extracted from the research. This was done by examining the quality of all twenty four research reports completed during 2009-2011. Data were collected through both information and knowledge extract forms. The qualitative information was analyzed by using content analysis, while quantitative information was investigated by using frequency and percentage. Results showed that most principle investigators were those who worked in Research Unit (29.17%), followed by those who worked in Dental Public Health Department (20.84%). Most of the works were descriptive studies (62.50%), with internal financial supports more than outsides (66.6%), and with the funding of about 10,000 - 20,000 Baths/study (37.50%) The majority of study population were public health personal and students (approximately 30%) within the Boromrajchanok Institute. Descriptive statistics were used for most studies, namely percentage (25.98%), frequency (23.38%), and mean/standard deviation (22.08%) Most research reports were not published (41.67%). Only some of them (25.00%) were available both internal and external libraries. In addition, only half of the works had been using in accordance with their research purposes. When considering knowledge of the researches, 37.50% was the research about the institute, followed by the research about studying and learning management (33.34%) and the community research (29.17%), respectively. However, there were 8 studies that could be extracted - their knowledge,mental health situation development, behavior ethics development, systems thinking process development, factors influencing the first attempt passing standard examination of students, including the establishment of community parcipatory network, the health promotion in according to sufficient philosophy, the effect of the quality assurance of education on working competency, and the desire of personal development among public health personal.
Kamon Arjdee, Sirindhorn College of Public Health, Thailand
Nareerut Pudpong, Sirindhorn College of Public Health, Thailand
Stream: Ethics; Religion; Philosophy
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