JRO News

Drop-in sessions on legal aspects of research

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Researchers are invited to attend drop-in sessions for advice on legal aspects of research.

The sessions, which are every Thursday morning at Maple House on Tottenham Court Road, will focus on intellectual property rights, data protection and clinical trials contracts.

Human Tissue Act training and working with clinical information

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Research staff and students are reminded to undertake training in the rules governing the use of human tissue, set out in the Human Tissue Act, before working with human tissue and/or data.

Researchers and Hepatitis B vaccination

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Researchers are reminded of the requirement to be vaccinated against Hepatitis B before commencing any work using human tissue.

Finance clinic for researchers

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Researchers are invited to attend drop-in sessions on finance related issues that affect live studies.

HRA approval - helpful information for researchers

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From 1 April 2016 significant changes to the way clinical research is approved in England, introduced by the Health Research Authority (HRA), came into effect.

New EU data protection regulations

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New EU data protection regulations which aim to create a high, uniform level of data protection across the EU fit for the digital era have entered into force.

International Clinical Trials Day at UCLH

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UCLH will be celebrating International Clinical Trials Day on 20 May with information stalls, tours and activities across the trust.

Drop-in sessions for investigators

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The JRO is running a number of drop-in sessions for investigators.

Research & Development staff will be on hand during these sessions to talk through how studies should be managed for:

HRA approval implementation

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From the 1 April 2016 significant changes to the way clinical research is approved in England, introduced by the Health Research Authority (HRA), will come into effect.

UCL awarded MSc Medical Statistics studentships

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UCL has been awarded studentships for an MSc in Medical Statistics from the NIHR. 

The application was successfully led by Professor Rumana Omar, Professor of Medical Statistics from the JRO and the Department of Statistical Science. 

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