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

25 Jun 2018

'Demystifying Targeted Cancer Treatments' is a free online course from Cancer Research UK for research nurses and members of clinical research teams. The course explores the science behind new targeted therapies that are changing the landscape of cancer treatment.

28 Jun 2018

Introduction to Statistical Modelling

Date: Thursday 28th June 2018

Time: 09.30 – 12.30

Location: Seminar Room, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road South, Edinburgh


28 Jun 2018

Introduction to Mixed Models

Date: Thursday 28th June 2018

Time: 13.30 – 16.30

Location: Seminar Room, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road South, Edinburgh


05 Jul 2018

In this one day course you will learn about the practicalities of running a phase I dose-finding Continual Reassessment Method (CRM) trial. During the day we will introduce the CRM design, run a CRM trial, provide training on the features in designing a CRM, move onto ideas in making a grant application, then planning in set-up and running of a CRM trial.

Location: London
Provider: CRUK and UCL Cancer Trials Centre

17 Sep 2018

The purpose of this course is for students to understand the principles of meta-research and to develop skills in relation to research synthesis, meta-analysis and assessment of bias in biomedical research.

Date: Monday 17th - Wednesday 19th September 2018

Time: 09:00 - 17.30

Location: South Kensington Campus, Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2AZ

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