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A series of talks and activities addressing the fundamentals of planning and conducting a reproducible clinical research project

COURSE AIM

To provide a grounding in the key steps and methods to ensure your clinical research project is relevant, rigorous, and reproducible.

COURSE CONTENT

Planning for success: involving patients, statisticians, and librarians to ensure your project is relevant, well formulated, and built on solid foundations

Making the most of institutional resources and support with your research

How to turn a research idea into an answerable question

The principles of study design and critical appraisal

Choosing the appropriate design and methods to answer a research question

Practical issues around writing and publishing a protocol.

Principles of statistical thinking: sampling, inference, probability, risk and uncertainty

How to organize and report statistical information

COURSE LENGTH

2pm-5pm with short break for refreshments

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS

24

Terms and Conditions

Please read the Terms and Conditions for course booking and attendance.

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Forthcoming events

Large group and lecturing

Monday, 18 March 2019 to Monday, 25 March 2019, 9.30am - 4.30pm

Transfer of Status

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 2pm to 5pm

Writing a transfer report

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 2pm to 5pm

Analysing biological data by model fitting in GraphPad Prism

Monday, 25 March 2019, 9.30am to 12.30pm

Presentation skills

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 10am to 3pm