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Suitable for all health professionals and researchers working in rheumatology, Essential Research Skills is a great introduction to all aspects of research.


Date: 19 April 2020

Venue: Glasgow

CPD: 5 credits

Join us for the Essential Research Skills course and learn about how to develop a research idea, write a successful grant application and get your work published. This course covers topics such as managing a project, structuring a successful grant application and ensuring your research has an impact. 

You'll also gain knowledge on research governance, how to manage the research process, data analysis, and writing successful manuscripts. . The day includes lecture sessions, group work and facilitated discussion, and focusses on helping delegates to get their ideas off the ground, get them funded, and published.

Learning objectives

  • To be able to describe the process for developing research ideas

  • To understand the advantages of involving patients and collaborators in research

  • To be able to identify the key components of successful grant applications

  • To be able to describe the research governance landscape

  • To be able to describe how to successfully manage a research project

  • To be able to describe appropriate analysis methods for given study designs

  • To know how to write and evaluate research papers for publication


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Book your place now on our Essential Research Skills course

 


Member rates



Level 1
Consultant, allied specialty consultant, clinical academic and pharma representatives
£195
Level 2
Rheumatology specialty trainee, foundation trainee, GP, non-clinical scientist, research fellow and specialty doctor
£145
Level 3
Health professional, nurse, charity representative, student and retired
£110

Prices do not include VAT, accommodation or travel.

Non-member rates



Level 1
Consultant, allied specialty consultant, clinical academic and pharma representatives
£295
Level 2
Rheumatology specialty trainee, foundation trainee, GP, non-clinical scientist, research fellow and specialty doctor
£220
Level 3
Health professional, nurse, charity representative, student and retired
£165

Prices do not include VAT, accommodation or travel.

Cancellation terms and conditions

Cancellations received in writing by the British Society for Rheumatology events team by 19 March 2020 will be entitled to a full refund minus a cancellation fee of £25 for members and £40 for non-members. We regret that we cannot offer refunds for cancellations received after this date. Substitutions may be made but this will incur a £25 administration fee.

Programme

Sunday 19 April

Time

Session title

Speakers

11:30-12:00

Arrival, registration and refreshments

12:00-12:10

Introduction

  • Course outline, learning objectives and research opportunities through the society

  • The research lifecycle: from idea generation to research impact

Dr John McBeth

12:10-13:00

Session 1: Developing your research idea

  • Defining your strategy

  • Coming up with your research question

  • Deciding on the study design

Prof Ernest Choy

13:00-14:00

Session 2: Writing a successful grant application

  • Involving patient partners

  • Building collaborative networks

  • Writing a research proposal

Prof Gary MacFarlane

14:00-15:00

Session 3: Managing the research process

  • Navigating the governance maze

  • Managing the project

  • Leading the team

Dr Gareth Jones

15:00-15:30

Tea and coffee break

 

15:30-17:00

Session 4: Analysing the study data (breakout sessions)

  • A primer on qualitative & quantitative methods

Claire Jinks, Jamie Sergeant

17:00-18:00

Session 5: Getting published

  • Key aspects of writing a manuscript

  • Making your research impactful

Dr John McBeth

18:00

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