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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. 

Researchers needed to work with disadvantaged 'A' level students

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The in2science scheme sponsored by the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and University College London is looking for researchers interested in providing 2-week lab placements for ‘AS’ level students from low income backgrounds.

JRO Communications mailbox issues resolved

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Issues with the JRO Communications mailbox JRO.Communications@uclh.nhs.uk have now been resolved and it is working normally. 

JRO Communications mailbox down

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The JRO Communications mailbox JRO.Communications@uclh.nhs.uk is temporarily unavailable.

Apply now - Francis Crick Institute fellowships

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Trainee doctors can now apply for clinical training fellowships at the Francis Crick Institute.

The aim of the initiative is to recruit promising trainee doctors to a one-year fellowship and support them in undertaking research training in experimental medicine.

From 31 March all research applications to come under HRA approval

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Researchers are reminded that as of 31 March all research applications (with the exception of studies being undertaken solely for educational purposes) will come under HRA approval. 

Identifiable information and journal submissions

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Researchers are reminded it is their responsibility when submitting a paper for publication to ensure they do not provide information that may make patients identifiable. 

Prof Bryan Williams shortlisted for BMJ award

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A research paper published by Professor Bryan Williams been shortlisted for the BMJ’s (British Medical Journal) UK Research Paper of The Year award. 

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