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 Programme Office 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

23 Oct 2018

In this two day course you will learn about the types of novel model-based designs that are increasingly used in phase I dose-finding studies, such as the Continual Reassessment Method, and how these approaches could lead to more efficient clinical trials.

Location: London
Provider: Cancer Research UK & UCL Cancer Trials Centre

25 Oct 2018

Date: Thursday 25 October

Time: 10am - 12.30pm

Location: Edinburgh

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This workshop aims to help you find your way towrds effective involvement of patients and members of the public in your research. Topics covered include:

25 Oct 2018

Date: Thursday 25 October 2018

Time: 2 - 4pm

Location: Edinburgh

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Writing a good lay summary and patient information sheet is a challenge! How do you get people interested, keep their attention to the end, get across all the information you need to in accessible everyday language?

07 Nov 2018

Date: Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 November 2018

Timing: 7 November 9.30am - 4.30pm and 8 November 9am - 4.30pm

Location: Edinburgh

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13 Nov 2018

Date: Tuesday 13 November 2018

Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm

Location: Edinburgh

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14 Nov 2018

Date: Wednesday 14 November 2018

Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Location: Edinburgh

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Highly selective journals don't usually reject papers because of study results, yet too many researchers focus on their findings rather than their methods. Actually, editors give priority to ethically conducted and reported studies with good, answerable reearch questions.

This workshop will help participants report research questions and methods fully and with scientific and ethocal integrity.

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

15 Nov 2018

Date: Thursday 15 November 2018

Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm

Location: Edinburgh

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20 Nov 2018

Date: Tuesday 20 November 2018

Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm

Location: Edinburgh

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26 Nov 2018

Date: Monday 26 November 2018

Time: 9.30am - 5pm

Location: Edinburgh

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