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

05 Sep 2019

11th International ICAPS Conference on Cancer Prevention: Targeting infection, inflammation and the immune system. The conference will cover the full spectrum from basic biology to clinical applications to population level strategies.

Date: 5 & 6 September 2019
Location: Charterhouse Square (QMUL), London

Jointly organised by the UKTCPN
11 Sep 2019

Date: Wednesday 11 September 2019

Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Location: Edinburgh

Course description:

**please note the course content and examples relate mainly to medical data**

This is a full day workshop incorporating "An introduction to medical statistics" in the morning and "making sense of numbers: interpretation of data" in the afternoon. The level of presentation is very basic and examples will be used throughout to illustrate the procedures and concepts.

Target audience:

12 Sep 2019

Date: Thursday 12 September 2019

Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm

Location: Edinburgh

Course description:

A half day interaction with Research Ethics Committee (REC) members and staff providing an insight into the NHS ethical review process.

25 Sep 2019

Date: Wednesday 25 September 2019

Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm

Location: Edinburgh

Course description:

A half day training including presentations, practical computer sessions & discussions on how to apply for research approval using the IRAS system.

27 Sep 2019

Date: Fri 27 September 2019

Time: 9.30am - 15.30pm

Location: Cambridge

The Cambridge Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre team is delighted to invite you to our open event for patients, carers and anyone with an interest in cancer research.

27 Sep 2019

Date: Friday 27 September 2019

Time: 1.30 - 4pm

Location: Edinburgh

Course description:

Clinical research labs that analyse samples from Clinical Trials of Investigational Products (CTIMPs) i.e. drug trials, must comply wit the principles of GCLP and these labs are open to inspection by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (MHRA).

11 Oct 2019

The ECMC Research Nurse Network Group is running a training day for research nurses who have been working in early phase research for 3 to 18 months. The aim of the course is to equip early phase research nurses to deliver high quality, patient centred care within the regulatory framework.

Location: Oxford
Price: Free

22 Oct 2019

Date: Tuesday 22 October 2019

Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm

Location: Edinburgh

Course description:

11 Nov 2019

A two-day course providing a comprehensive overview of the methods and frameworks currently required to perform cutting-edge clinical research.

The course will consist of interactive lectures and opportunities for delegates to network with distinguished researchers, all of whom are recognised experts in their field.

Aimed at practitioners at all levels from all disciplines (medical, allied health professionals, nursing and midwifery staff and scientists) who have an interest in or are actively engaged in clinical research.