Students of Odesa International Medical University actively participate in scientific research work that certainly develops their knowledge, skills, creativity and thinking, ability to quickly solve different tasks and scientific problems.
Scientific Research Work of students is obligatory within the framework of educational process and it includes:
- Writing of abstracts on a specific topic during studying of disciplines;
- Performing laboratory, practical, seminar and individual tasks, control works which contain the elements of problem solving;
- Performing non-typical tasks of research nature during different kinds of practice, individual tasks;
- Developing methodological materials with the use of research methods;
- Preparation and public defense of course and diploma works.
A great quantity of scientific workers as well as material and technical base of the university contribute to scientific research work on a high level.
Scientific research work of students involves participation in scientific researches, conferences and societies which are held by the departments of OIMU and are the main ways of approbation of scientific results of students.
Scientific society as the form of scientific research work is mainly used in the work of younger students. Members of this society prepare reports and abstracts. Later they are heard at sessions of the society or scientific conferences.
The main tasks of teachers at OIMU who contribute to scientific research work of students are:
- Control of students’ scientific research work;
- Organization of work of scientific societies, seminars, conferences, competitions etc;
- Control of students’ participation in scientific conferences;
- To systematize the data of scientific research work.
According to educational plans and programs of general education and professional disciplines, every student has to take over the process of scientific perception performing the tasks which are gradually more complicated and extensive.
At scientific conferences, young researchers have to report about the results of their scientific work and that will make them carefully prepare and learn how to form their declamatory skills.
An independent research based on acquired knowledge from the course of a medical discipline is a writing of a course work. Such work has to contain new knowledge and experimental experience.
Subjects of scientific research works mainly includes fundamental and applied researches from the most important directions of a medical and pharmaceutical science. Enough attention is paid to the issues of diagnosing tumors, oncology, gynecology, surgery etc. Students, resident doctors, masters etc are involved in scientific research work.
Performing of scientific research work is considered to be a significant stage of development for a doctor-intern.
The results of scientific and research activities are included in the educational process and are also used while writing manuals, textbooks, theses, scientific reports, articles, master’s, candidate’s works and are approved at conferences.
The organization of scientific and research work of students at OIMU is an important factor of improving an effective professional training of a future specialist in this higher education institution, mainly because it provides the individualization of study, gives an opportunity to realize personally oriented study, extends the amount of students’ knowledge, skills, contributes to the formation of activity, initiative, curiosity, develops creative thinking and induces to an independent search.