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Qualitative research skills
Improving the inclusion of under-served groups in health research
Are you interested in improving the inclusion of under-served groups in health research, but not sure where to start? Have you ever wondered why it is so important to include under-served groups in health research? And what do we even mean by 'under-served'?
Research ethics and governance
Introduction to NIHR
NIHR Learn (learn.nihr.ac.uk) is the home of our free, accredited learning programmes and is used by over 45,000 learners across the NHS and partner organisations every year.
Public and community involvement and engagement (PCIE)
Implementing public involvement workshop for researchers
This is to help you include good quality public involvement in your research.
Research design, frameworks and methods (general)
What is a randomised trial
An introduction to randomised trials
Introduction to HRA Assessment and the role of the HRA Approvals Specialist
In this area you will find two videos that have been developed by members of the HRA Approvals team. The videos explain the background of HRA Approval and why it is important and also the role the of the Approvals Specialist and why they are at REC meetings.
The Health Research Authority and the Research Ethics Service Video
This video is a broad introduction to health and care research and the HRA and REC role within it. It’s designed to support the more detailed information about undertaking ethics review in other parts of the induction package.
Advanced Research Ethics Workshop - Classroom
Its aim is to help attendees analyse particular issues and then reflect on how they reached any decision
Complex Innovative Design Trials
This short summary from NIHR explains Complex Innovative Design trials (CID).
CTIMP Training Day - Classroom
The training will provide insight into aspects of drug development.
Genetic and Genomic Research - Classroom
The classroom event provides an introduction to genetic and genomic research.
Human Tissue Act: an introductory level workshop - Classroom
The classroom event provides an introduction to the Human Tissue Act and its application to research involving human tissue samples.
Articles Relating to Good Paediatric Practice
This paper addresses the major ethical aspects of studies with children and young people (CYP), and where they vary from studies in adults. It sets out a framework for designing and reviewing research with CYP.
Data collection, quality and management
Medical Devices - Classroom
This is an entry level course about clinical research in medical devices.
Quantitative research skills
Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics
This course offers a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental aspects of research methods and statistics. From study design, data types, and graphs, through to choice and interpretation of statistical tests, with particular focus on standard errors, confidence intervals and p-values.
Introduction to Logistic Regression
This course focuses on understanding the principles of logistic regression via the notions of odds/odds ratios and transformations. How good the given model is will be discussed and ways of improving it.
Research excellence, implementation and impact
Impact Training for Researchers
This free online course provided by Fast Track Impact will help you fast track the impact of your research, no matter what career stage or discipline you are in.
Planning Pathways to Impact for Researchers
Dr Rowena Merritt from the University of Kent discusses planning pathways to impact for researchers. This session was recorded during ARC KSS Researcher's Week 2021.
Researcher Development Programme
Applicable to University of Kent only. The Researcher Development Programme is for all postgraduate research students. This includes full-time and part-time students and those studying a Master's, MPhil or PhD.
Understanding instrumental variables and data visualisation
A NIHR SSCR Social Care Statistics Webinar recorded in February 2021
Research ethics and adult social care
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