JRO News

UCLH continues to reach study initiation target

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UCLH reported 80.5% of studies having reached the 70 day target for initiation of studies in the quarter October-December 2014. This compares to 72.7% in the preceding quarter and 57.3% in the quarter before that . 

CCTU team scoops Pharma Times award

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Congratulations to Kylie Gyertson, Shivali Trivedi and Amy Smith from the UCLH Cancer Clinical Trials Unit who were honoured at the PharmaTimes International Clinical Researcher of the Year competition this month. 

Register now - practical statistics in medical research course

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Researchers can now register for the ‘practical statistics in medical research’ course which is being offered by the Biostatistics Group.

Benefits advice service for involvement launched

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The NIHR has launched a new advice service on how fees for public involvement affect people’s state benefits.

Electronic health records for research - short courses

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Registration is open for a programme of short courses run by The Farr Institute to better enable researchers to use electronic healthcare data.

Introduction to research workshop for lay people

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The JRO is running an introduction to research workshop for lay people who are going to be actively involved in research (PPI).

HRA invites researchers to feedback on CTIMPs protocol

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The HRA is inviting researchers to feedback on a protocol for use in Clinical Trials of an Investigational Medicinal Product (CTIMP) released for consultation.

Using our genes to treat cardiovascular disease - public seminar

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The BRC Cardiometabolic programme is holding a seminar for patients and the public on using our genes to treat or prevent cardiovascular disease.  

Social media guidance for involvement in research

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INVOLVE has released guidance for researchers who want to use social media (such as Twitter, blogs, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube etc.) to actively involve patients or the public in health or social care research.

Deadline approaching - nurse/midwife academics fellowship

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The deadline is fast approaching to apply for a fellowship scheme for pre- and post-doctoral nurses and midwives pursuing a clinical academic career path.

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