Events and Training

This events and training directory is a resource for all ECMC staff. Find out about events hosted by the ECMC Network, as well as other training opportunities across the UK. If you would like to post your course on this website, or if you have any comments or feedback, please contact Hannah Brown. You can find websites that list training courses and conferences here.

The ECMC Secretariat is currently reviewing this resource in order to ensure that it meets the needs of the ECMC Network and to investigate if improvements can be made. As part of this a survey is being conducted and we would welcome all views on this resource.

Upcoming Events

01 Mar 2018

The ECMC Research Nurse Network Group is running a training day for research nurses who have been working in early phase cancer research for around 3 to 18 months. The aim of this course is to equip new early phase research nurses to deliver high quality, patient-centred care within the regulatory framework. All delegates will receive a booklet which contains information to support you in your role. The means that the day itself will be very interactive; allowing for plenty of discussion on all aspects of being a research nurse working on early phase cancer trials.

Location: Edinburgh
Provider: ECMC Programme Office

ECMC event
08 Mar 2018

This popular course is great essential core training for anyone working in the field of research management and delivery in health and care.

Provider: Edinburgh CRF
Location: Edinburgh

13 Mar 2018

This session gives a short basic introduction to cancer clinical trials for staff new to academic cancer clinical trials.

Provider: UCL Clinical Trials Unit
Location: London

13 Mar 2018

This session gives an introductory overview of all the steps required to design, set-up and complete an academic cancer trial conducted in the hospital setting.

Provider: UCL Clinical Trials Unit
Location: London

21 Mar 2018

This two day course is held once a year and is run by experienced staff from several UKCRC registered Cancer Clinical Trial Units. It is an introductory course aimed at recent MSc statistics graduates or more experienced statisticians new to the field of cancer trials.

Provider: UCL Clinical Trials Unit
Location: London

27 Mar 2018

This is a two day course by David O'Halloran presenting a basic understanding of cancer. Through a series of presentations, the speaker describes how cancer develops, the commonest types of cancer, cancer detection and treatment modalities. The sessions are supplemented by quizzes to aid understanding and group interactive question and answer sessions to keep everyone engaged.

17 Apr 2018

This session is a basic introduction to the diagnosis and staging of cancer and gives a brief overview of the common tests carried out prior to treatment.

Provider: UCL Clinical Trials Unit
Location: London

14 Nov 2018

This workshop will focus on systems, processes, planning and engaging with unusual suspects to help you make your studies successful. You will also have a better understanding of the psychology behind why people participate in clinical research and why they don't.

Provider: Clinfield
Location: London

27 Nov 2018

This is a two day course by David O'Halloran presenting a basic understanding of cancer. Through a series of presentations, the speaker describes how cancer develops, the commonest types of cancer, cancer detection and treatment modalities. The sessions are supplemented by quizzes to aid understanding and group interactive question and answer sessions to keep everyone engaged.

Provider: The Christie School of Oncology
Location: Manchester