Osteology Research Academy Gramado

Research design and methodology

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A scientific program you wouldn't want to miss.


Developed by your course chairman Mauricio Araujo.


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Research design and methodology

How to plan and run a research project in a nutshell



  • 1-day course
  • Lectures with leading experts
  • Interactive, problem-based learning 
  • Extensive exchange opportunities with all instructors



  • Learn the fundamentals of research in dental medicine
  • Understand the basics of setting up a research study, including relevant statistical principles
  • Understand the translational pathway from bench to bed side
The Osteology Foundation is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
The Osteology Foundation designates this activity for 7 continuing education credits.

Gramado is waiting for you

Elevating your research skills

The programme

Saturday, 27 April 2024


Welcome and course introduction (Osteology and participants)
Mauricio Araujo
Developing a meaningful research question
Mauricio Araujo
Translating microbiological concepts to clinical trials
Purnima Kumar



Selecting appropriate clinical endpoints and outcomes
Andreas Stavropoulos



Translating peri-implantitis research into clinical application
Frank Schwarz 
Statistical Principles Workshop: Sample Size Calculation
Claudio Pannuti
Interactive discussions
Instructors above 



Theoretical Workshops (4 Round Tables)

- Creating a research question, hypothesis or aims – What’s the difference?

- Delivering patient-specific periodontal treatments – Where are we standing?

- Pitfalls when selecting and reporting clinical endpoints – How to avoid them?

- Hurdles in translating research – How to tackle them?
Instructors above
Q&A and closing
Mauricio Araujo



A day of intense learning

Practical information

Everything you need to know to attend the Osteology Research Academy - Gramado


ORA (1-day course):

Student price 50 CHF
Non-student price 75 CHF

We only accept registrations through our online platform THE BOX: register here.

Registrations are handled on first come first serve basis.
The Osteology Foundation reserves the rights to close the registration when the course is fully booked.

Getting there

The course will be held in Gramado, Brazil. Further information on exact location will be shared with the registered participant prior to the start of the ORA.

Board and lodging

Accommodation is not included in the course price. Please make the necessary arrangements to book your own accommodation.

All lunches and coffee breaks are included in the course price. 

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