We run a regular calendar of events and training opportunities both promoting research and supporting local clinical staff to access the training they need to be involved in research.
Training courses (internal and external)
- Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training – International quality standard for clinical research. UHSussex requires that researchers undertake GCP training every two years.
- Principal Investigator (PI) Essentials workshop – An interactive session for those new to the role of PI or preparing to do so.
- Informed consent training – Provides a foundation upon which to build a valid informed consent process in to good research practice.
- Principal Investigator (PI) Masterclass (further details to follow soon) – A masterclass session specifically for existing PIs designed to promote and enhance effective management and oversight of studies.
- Research awareness workshop (further details to follow soon) – Research awareness sessions for staff whose wards or departments support research and are involved in multicentre or locally-led research studies.
- Evidence Based Practice course – An in-depth, six day course for health professionals looking at evidence based practice, including research methodology and planning. (Accredited for 15 university credits at Level 6 or Level 7.)
- Clinical Trials Management CPD course – A five day course for health professionals who currently hold active roles in clinical trials: the masters level course explores all aspects of clinical trials management, including study design, set up and ongoing management.
- One to one consultations – Book a one to one session with one of our specialist research staff.
- Drop in sessions – Turn up to one of our drop in sessions to discuss your research ideas, research project or find out more about the processes and steps involved in running a research project.
- Clinical Librarians – Invaluable resource available to help with search strategies, literature searches, critical appraisal skills and more.
- Other local sources of support.
- Research mini seminar series – Short seminars running weekly for six weeks to coincide with the Trust annual evidence based practice training.
- Research talks – Regular research talks running through the year hosted by the Trust and featuring external guest speakers.
- Research Conference – Annual conference showcasing research within the Trust to inspire others.