Research News

OCTRU Clinical Trials Course – Successfully Designing and Getting Your Clinical Trial Funded

Thursday, 05 May 2016 08:01

This course is for those wishing to be a chief investigator. It will give a greater understanding of how to design and conduct clinical trials and how to make a successful funding application.

Course objectives:

- To understand how to develop a good research question

- To explore the principles of good trial design

- To know where to apply for trial funding

- To understand how to write a successful funding application

- To know how to effectively cost a trial

- To understand the role of a Clinical Trials Unit.

The cost is £75 and the course is specifically targeted at new investigators who would like to design and conduct their own trial but have not yet successfully applied for funding.

Friday 10 June 2016 Lecture Theatre, Botnar Research Centre, Oxford.

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New INVOLVE Director - Zoë Gray

Thursday, 05 May 2016 08:19

Zoë Gray has been appointed the new Director of the INVOLVE coordinating centre and began her post on 4 April 2016.

You can find out more about this appointment here and also check out the resources that INVOLVE offer.

Research for Patient Benefit

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 14:31

RDS North West recently held a seminar on this programme.

The Programme Director, Professor David Armstrong, gave a presentation about this funding stream, which is well worth a watch if you are thinking of applying.

Royal College of Physicians / CRN Award Scheme

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 13:58

This award scheme recognises outstanding contributions of NHS clinicians to the conduct of Clinical Research Network Portfolio research studies. In 2016 the College will award ten prizes jointly with the Clinical Research Network, for NHS trainees and consultant physicians.

Further information / Application Form

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