RSM - Ellison-Cliffe Travelling Fellowship
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 14:36
This Royal Society of Medicine award is intended to cover expenses for travel abroad, to one or two centres, for a period of not less than six months, in pursuit of further study, research or clinical training relevant to the applicant’s current interests.
Fellows of the Royal Society of Medicine who are of specialist registrar or lecturer grade or equivalent or who are consultants within 3 years of their first consultant appointment.
Candidates will normally be expected to take up the Fellowship between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018.
At the end of their Fellowship, the successful candidate(s) will be expected provide a written report about the work undertaken during the tenure of the Fellowship.
Submission deadline: Monday 3 October 2016.
Interviews will be held for shortlisted candidates on 9 December 2016.
Course: Using Simulation Studies to Evaluate Statistical Methods
Wednesday, 04 May 2016 14:16
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Explain the rationale for simulation
Understand the importance of careful planning
Have the tools to code and debug simple simulation studies in Stata
Know how to analyse simulation studies producing estimates of uncertainty
Present methods and results for publication.
This course is recommended for:
Methodological or applied statisticians who need to evaluate the statistical properties of one or more methods
PhD students using simulation studies
Readers of methodology articles which evaluate methods by simulation.
The costs are: Standard fee: £180.00 / Standard fee with accommodation: £250.00 / Student fee: £100.00 / Student fee with accommodation: £170.00.
Friday 27 May 2016 at College Court, Leicester, LE2 3TQFurther Information
Randomised Controlled Trial Course 2016: A Guide to Design, Conduct, Analysis, Interpretation and Reporting
Wednesday, 04 May 2016 00:00
This course aims to provide a thorough grounding in the principles and practice of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) for the evaluation of healthcare interventions. It includes talks and practicals to give examples and guidance on the methodology of trials using a problem-based learning approach.
The course is aimed at:
- Those planning or actively involved in trials
- Individuals interested in furthering their knowledge of trial methodology.
It provides an overview of clinical trials and would benefit those early in their career or serve as a refresher for more experienced individuals.
Applications are invited from clinical and non-clinical researchers and other professionals allied to medicine.
The course fees are £1,350, discounted to £1,250 for those registering before 30 June 2016.
St Mark’s Postgraduate Gastroenterology Course 2017
Thursday, 21 April 2016 10:20
26th June to 7th July 2017
On completion of the course participants will be able to:
- Identify novel evidence-based therapeutics and current treatment options for the management of common digestive disorder in different disease settings
- Manage acute emergencies in gastroenterology, hepatology and endoscopy
- Relate the roles of multidisciplinary team in the management of cancer, IBD, intestinal failure and functional gut disorders
For further information, view the working programme for Gastroenterology PGTT 2016 Programme. This is a provisional programme, and may be subject to change.
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