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Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics

6th -10th June 2016: This five-day 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. More...


'The use of animal models to study how bone regenerates and responds to its mechanical environment'

6th June 2016
Part of the Otto Wolff Lecture series 2016 & Developmental Biology and Cancer Programme Symposium More...

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Introduction to R

13th June 2016: This one day course aims to familiarise participants with the R interface and the R language, in order to enable them to conduct statistical analysis; from reading in their datasets to performing all mainstream statistical tests. More...


Nasendoscopy Training for SLTs on Speech & Velopharyngeal Function

14 - 15 June 2016
The aim of this 3 day course is to provide comprehensive theoretical and practical training for SLTs, with a focus on the latter. It will illustrate how SLT nasendoscopy clinics can be introduced, integrated and established as a service. More...

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Introduction to SPSS

14th June 2016: This one-day course offers an introduction to the uses and functions of the statistical software SPSS including data entry and editing, and the basics of analyses and graphs. The course is ideally suited to those with little/no experience with SPSS, but basic knowledge of statistics is advantageous.

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Sample size estimation and power calculations

15th June 2016: This one day course gives the basics of sample size estimation. It will be of use to those embarking on a research project and who are perhaps trying to complete ethics and grant application forms. Both precision and power estimation approaches are covered. More...

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Overview of Regressions with R

20th-21st June 2016: This two half-day course provides an overview of the most commonly applied types of regression modelling and their application in R. More...

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Critical Appraisal

22nd June 2016: In this one day workshop we consider how to critically appraise research papers. Each section in a paper is covered in turn and there is much emphasis on evaluating the collection and analysis of data as described by the authors. Widely available critical appraisal sheets are discussed. More...


Health System Perspectives on Transition of Youth with Chronic Conditions to Adult Healthcare

23rd June 2016
Part of the Otto Wolff Lecture series 2016. More...

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Paediatric Rheumatology 2016

29 June - 1 July 2016
The aim of the course is to provide an update in the diagnosis and multidisciplinary management of children with rheumatological diseases and to encourage the development of shared clinical networks. The first 2 days provide a comprehensive grounding in the subject and form a basic to moderate level course, whilst day 3 will cover more advanced topics and will be suitable for more experienced practitioners. More...

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Further Topics in R

30th June 2016: This course introduces a number of topics for R for those already familiar with the basics of the programming language.  More...

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Reliability and Validity

7 July 2016
This one-day course offers an introduction to the principles, methods of assessment, and the appropriateness of statistical analyses for different types of measurement validity and reliability. Particular focus is given to statistical assessment of reliability over time, context and rater. More...

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8th July 2016: This one-day course will introduce delegates to the basic principles of ANOVA, and how to choose, run, interpret, and report a variety of ANOVA models. The course takes a hands-on approach to learning, with SPSS software used for demonstration and practice throughout. More...

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Introduction to Dealing with Missing Data

12th-13th July 2016: This course looks at the problem of missing data in research studies in detail. Reasons and different types of missing data are discussed as well as bad and good methods of dealing with them. More...


Family Based Treatment of Eating Disorders in Adolescents 2016

21 - 22 July 2016
Please note this course is now fully booked to be added to the waiting list please contact ICH Events More...

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Introduction to Bayesian Analysis

New Dates TBC: This one day course focuses on the principles of Bayesian analysis with the aim to enable participants to apply Bayesian methods on their own research and understand other people’s results via Bayesian analysis. More...

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Introduction to Survival/Time-to-event Data Analysis

New Dates TBC Soon: This one-day course introduces the concept of modelling time-to event data, commonly known as survival analysis. Log-rank tests and Cox proportional hazard regression models are used to determine associations between different factors and the event occurring. More...

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The GOSH/ICH General Paediatrics Course 2016

13 - 14 September 2016
This two‐day course aims to provide key learning points and totally up‐to‐date information across general paediatrics. Practical, interactive & suitable for consultants, trainees and allied healthcare professionals. More...

General conference

Aetiological Investigations for hearing loss in children

19 - 20 September 2016
Aetiological Investigation of the babies identified by the Newborn Hearing Screening Program and diagnosed to have a hearing loss (from mild to profound), also covering investigation of older children, unilateral and progressive hearing loss & Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder. More...

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