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Overview

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


Date: TBC

Venue: TBC

CPD: 5 credits


This course has been postponed until later in 2020, please register your interest to be notified of the new date.

Join us for Essential Research Skills and learn 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 focuses 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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Member rates

Prices do not include VAT, accommodation or travel

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

Cancel by 5pm on 19 March 2020 to receive a full refund (minus £25 cancellation fee); no refund can be made after this date. Substitutions: £25 admin fee

Non-member rates

Prices do not include VAT, accommodation or travel

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

Cancel by 5pm on 19 March 2020 to receive a full refund (minus £40 cancellation fee); no refund can be made after this date. Substitutions: £25 admin fee

Programme

Date TBC

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

Jamie Sergeant and TBC

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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