The GAT ResearchAware research skills and methods series provide an introduction to various skills & considerations for healthcare research involvement.

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These one- to two-hour training sessions are open to all and of particular relevance to clinicians, allied health professionals and educators who are:

  • Interested in doing research and potentially developing their own projects
  • Active researchers wishing to build, broaden or refresh their knowledge

Sessions are delivered by experts in research skills and methods across St George’s, University of London, St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust and Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education (jointly run by Kingston and St George's universities).

Each session is eligible for self-assessed CPD points.

2018/19 sessions

These listings include other research skills seminars within St George's and the Faculty which may be of interest – the event listings are colour coded to reflect each category.

 

GAT 'ResearchAware' Programme

 

Educational Scholarship & Research  (EduScholar NB organsied, owned and managed by CIDE as part of CIDE's Edufocus Programme)

 

Kingston and St George's Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education Research Events

 

Specific Themes/Special Events taking part within St George's University

 

FEBRUARY 2019

 

Tuesday       5th Feb

11:30-13:00

What is Qualitative Research? How Does it Apply to Education?

Prof Roberto Di Napoli and Dr Thushari Welikala (CIDE)
Workshop (EduScholar Event - prev. ESRA) (min 8, max 20 participants)
Room J0.6

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Wednesday 20th Feb

12:00-13:00

How to Read a Research Paper

Dr Chris Cates, Senior CRF Population Health, Coordinating Editor of the Cochrane Airways Review Group

Interactive Seminar (min 8, max 60 participants)
Lecture Theatre C, Ground Floor Hunter Wing

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MARCH 2019

 

Friday           1st March

13:30-16:00

R for beginners

Monthly Bioinformatics programming and data analysis drop-in session.

This workshop will cover: * Using RStudio for R (this software is available for all staff); * Writing R scripts; * Understanding and using variables; * Using R data formats; * Writing and using functions; * Getting help; * Building R packages for writing reusable code; * Filtering data with R; * Loading and saving files.

Workshop (open to all)
Room H5.1

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Wednesday 13th March

13:00-14:30

Systematic Review

Liz Stovold, Information Scientist / Trial Search Coordinator, Population Health Research Institute

Dr Chris Cates, Senior CRF Population Health, Coordinating Editor of the Cochrane Airways Review Group

Anna El_Jouzi, Faculty Liason Librarian, Library & Learning Technology Services


Seminar (min 8, max 60 participants)
Lecture Theatre C, Ground Floor Hunter Wing

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Wednesday 20th March

11:30-13:00

The Challenges of Doing and Writing Up Educational Research

Dr Saranne Weller (CIDE)
Seminar (EduScholar Event - prev. ESRA) (min 8, max 20 participants)
Room J0.6

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Wednesday 27th March

17:30-18:30

Epidemiological Research Approaches

Dr Kirsty Le Doare, Senior Lecturer & Consultant, Paediatric Infectious Diseases

Seminar (min 8, max 60 participants)
Lecture Theatre C, Ground Floor Hunter Wing

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APRIL 2019

 

Wednesday  3rd April

13:00-14:30

Epidemiological Research Approaches: Scenarios Workshop

Dr Kirsty Le Doare, Senior Lecturer & Consultant, Paediatric Infectious Diseases

Dr Shamez Ladhani, Paediatric Infectious Disease Consultant & Public Health England Colindale Immunisation, Hepatitis and Blood Safety Department

Workshop (min 8, max 60 participants)
Lecture Theatre C, Ground Floor Hunter Wing

 

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Wednesday 10th April

13:00-14:00

Meta-analysis: What and Why?

Dr Chris Cates, Senior CRF Population Health, Coordinating Editor of the Cochrane Airways Review Group

Seminar (min 8, max 60 participants)
Lecture Theatre C, Ground Floor Hunter Wing

 

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Wednesday 10th April

15:00-17:00

Journal Club

Dr Thushari Welikala and CIDE Team
Workshop (EduScholar Event - prev. ESRA) (min 8, max 20 participants)
Room J0.6

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 MAY 2019

 

Wednesday 15th May

13:00-14:00

Journal Club

Dr Thushari Welikala and CIDE Team
Workshop (EduScholar Event - prev. ESRA) (min 8, max 20 participants)
Room J0.6

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Wednesday 22nd May

13:00-14:00

Significance of Significance

Dr Philip Sedgwick, Reader in Medical Statistics and Medical Education, Institute for Medical and Biomedical Education

Professor Nidhi Sofat, Professor of Rheumatology & George’s Academic Training Lead

Workshop (min 8, max 60 participants)
Lecture Theatre C, Ground Floor Hunter Wing

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 JUNE 2019

 

tbc

Patient and Public Involvement in Research

tbc

Details to follow
 
 

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Research Fellowships: funding, approvals & governance

tbc

Details to follow

JULY 2019

 

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Lab techniques - taster sessions

tbc
Workshop (min 8, max 60 participants)
Room tbc

Details to follow

 

Further information

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Last Updated: Friday, 15 February 2019 16:12