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From: Bursaries, writing grants and fellowships: a strategy to develop research capacity in primary health care

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Main outcomes of grant activities. The main outcomes of all bursary holders' (orange, n = 24), writing grant holders' (green, n = 11), and research fellows' (purple, n = 3) research projects are summarised. A variety of study designs were supported by the bursaries including a pilot randomised controlled trial, a retrospective case study, focus group research, questionnaire and interview surveys, literature reviews, systematic reviews, and grant applications. Most bursary holders disseminated their findings in a comprehensive report (n = 7), or submitted a manuscript for publication to a peer-reviewed journal (total n = 6: study + publication (n = 4), systematic reviews (n = 2)). Two-thirds (n = 7) of writing grant holders achieved the main purpose of the writing grant, namely the preparation of a manuscript for submission to a peer-reviewed journal. At time of the interview, 2 of the 7 writing grant articles were under review and one paper had been published. All research fellows (n = 3) planned, conducted, analysed their research project. Two fellows had prepared at least one manuscript for peer-reviewed publication and one fellow applied for a PhD scholarship at the end of their positions (0.2–0.5 FTE).

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