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Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility

Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility

WTCRF

30/07/24 - Informed Consent in Clinical Research - Adults (Scotland)

Description

This workshop covers the ethical, legal and practical issues around receiving informed consent from adult clinical research participants. 

Full course details can be found from our website

Date:  Tuesday 30 July 2024

Time:  09:30 - 13:00

Venue:  Edinburgh Clinical Research Facility, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh

Tutors:  Jo Merrifield/Ailsa Geddes

Course fees:

*There are a limited number of fully-funded places available on this course for University of Edinburgh (UoE) and NHS Lothian (NHSL) staff and students. To be eligible for one of the funded places, you must provide an active UoE or NHSL email addressTerms and Conditions apply. 

*** Note - we offer a £20 discount on course fees if paying by debit/credit card - see below rates

Category Rate (card) Rate (invoice/UoE internal transfer)
Fully funded place (see eligibility above)* £0 £0
Student (matriculation details required) £40 £60
Academic/NHS £90 £110
Industry £180 £200


There is a cancellation date of 16/07/24. If you cancel after this date, you will still be charged. 

www.ed.ac.uk/crfcourses

Attendee CategoryCost   
*Funded place - University of Edinburgh/NHS Lothian (£0 - booking still required)£0.00[Read More]
Academic/NHS (paying by card)£90.00[Read More]
Industry rate (paying by card)£180.00[Read More]
Paying by invoice/internal transfer (Rates in above table will apply)£0.00[Read More]
Student rate (paying by card)£40.00[Read More]
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07/10/24 An Introduction to Public Speaking: How to design and deliver successful speeches

Description

This course covers how to plan, design and deliver a successful speech or presentation.

Full course details can be found via this link

Date:  Monday 07 October 2024

Time:  10:00 - 14:00 (inc short lunch break)

Venue:  Edinburgh Clinical Research Facility, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh

Tutor:  Emmanouela Theodoratou

Course fees:

*There are a limited number of fully-funded places available on this course for University of Edinburgh (UoE) and NHS Lothian (NHSL) staff and students. To be eligible for one of the funded places, you must provide an active UoE or NHSL email addressTerms and Conditions apply. 

*** Note - we offer a £20 discount on course fees if paying by debit/credit card - see below rates

Category Rate (card) Rate (invoice/UoE internal transfer)
Fully funded place (see eligibility above)* £0 £0
Student (matriculation details required) £40 £60
Academic/NHS £90 £110
Industry £180 £200

There is a cancellation date of 23/09/24. If you cancel after this date, you will still be charged. 

www.ed.ac.uk/crfcourses

Attendee CategoryCost   
*Funded place - University of Edinburgh/NHS Lothian (£0 - booking still required)£0.00[Read More]
Academic/NHS rate (paying by card)£90.00[Read More]
Industry rate (paying by card)£180.00[Read More]
Paying by invoice/internal transfer (rates in above table will apply)£0.00[Read More]
Student rate (paying by card)£40.00[Read More]
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09/10/24 An Introduction to Health Economics

Description

An interactive session introducing key concepts of health economics and allocation of health resource in relation to clinical research.

Full course details can be found from our website

Date:  Wednesday 9 October 2024

Time:  09:30 - 12:30

Venue:  Online (Zoom)

Tutor:  Alex Bates

Course fees:

*There are a limited number of fully-funded places available on this course for University of Edinburgh (UoE) and NHS Lothian (NHSL) staff and students. To be eligible for one of the funded places, you must provide an active UoE or NHSL email addressTerms and Conditions apply. 

*** Note - we offer a £20 discount on course fees if paying by debit/credit card - see below rates

Category Rate (card) Rate (invoice/UoE internal transfer)
Fully funded place (see eligibility above)* £0 £0
Student (matriculation details required) £40 £60
Academic/NHS £90 £110
Industry £180 £200

 

There is a cancellation date of 25/09/24. If you cancel after this date, you will still be charged. 

www.ed.ac.uk/crfcourses

Attendee CategoryCost   
*Funded place - University of Edinburgh/NHS Lothian (£0 - booking still required)£0.00[Read More]
Academic/NHS rate (paying by card)£90.00[Read More]
Industry rate (paying by card)£180.00[Read More]
Paying by invoice/internal transfer (Rates in above table will apply)£0.00[Read More]
Student rate (paying by card)£40.00[Read More]
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10/10/24 Data Management Planning

Description

A practical workshop covering the basic components and creation of Data Management Plans (DMP) for research projects.

Full course details can be found on our website

Date:  Thursday 10 October 2024

Time:  10:00 - 12:00

Venue:  Online (Zoom)

Tutor:  Kerry Miller

Course fees:

*This course is free-of-charge for University of Edinburgh (UoE) and NHS Lothian (NHSL) staff and students.  Booking is still required through the below link, using a valid UoE or NHSL email address.  

*** Note - we offer a £20 discount on course fees if paying by debit/credit card - see below rates

Category Rate (card) Rate (invoice/UoE internal transfer)
University of Edinburgh/NHS Lothian staff and students* £0 £0
External Student (matriculation details required) £30 £50
Other Academic/NHS £90 £110
Industry £180 £200

 

There is a cancellation date of 26/09/24. If you cancel after this date, you will still be charged. 

www.ed.ac.uk/crfcourses

Attendee CategoryCost   
External student rate (paying by card)£30.00[Read More]
Industry rate (paying by card)£180.00[Read More]
Other Academic/NHS rate (paying by card)£90.00[Read More]
Paying by invoice/internal transfer (rates in above table will apply)£0.00[Read More]
University of Edinburgh/NHS Lothian staff or student (£0 - booking still required)£0.00[Read More]
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14/11/24 There's an SOP for that! A practical guide to Standard Operating Procedures

Description

This practical course focuses on how to write and manage Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in a clinical research setting.

Full course details can be found on our website.

Date:   Thursday 14 November 2024

Time:   09:30-12:30

Venue:  Edinburgh Clinical Research Facility, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh / Online (Zoom) (course will be delivered hybrid)

Tutor:  James Gibson

Course fees:

*There are a limited number of fully-funded places available on this course for University of Edinburgh (UoE) and NHS Lothian (NHSL) staff and students. To be eligible for one of the funded places, you must provide an active UoE or NHSL email addressTerms and Conditions apply. 

*** Note - we offer a £20 discount on course fees if paying by card - see below rates

Category Rate (card) Rate (invoice)
Fully funded place (see eligibility above)* £0 £0
Student (matriculation details required) £40 £60
Academic/NHS £90 £110
Industry £180 £200


There is a cancellation date of 31/10/24. If you cancel after this date, you will still be charged. 

www.ed.ac.uk/clinical-research-facility/core-services/education

Attendee CategoryCost   
*Funded place - University of Edinburgh/NHS Lothian (£0 - booking still required)£0.00[Read More]
Academic/NHS (paying by card)£90.00[Read More]
Industry rate (paying by card)£180.00[Read More]
Paying by invoice/internal transfer (rates in above table will apply)£0.00[Read More]
Student rate (paying by card)£40.00[Read More]
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10/07/24 Generative AI and the Researcher

Description

This course introduces researchers to the area of Gen AI and how it can be integrated into the research process.

Full course details can be found on our website.

Date:  Wednesday 10 July 2024

Time:  09:30 - 12:00

Venue:  Online (Zoom)

Tutor:  Dr Joanna Young

Course fees:

*There are a limited number of fully-funded places available on this course for University of Edinburgh (UoE) and NHS Lothian (NHSL) staff and students. To be eligible for one of the funded places, you must provide an active UoE or NHSL email address. Terms and Conditions apply. 

*** Note - we offer a £20 discount on course fees if paying by debit/credit card - see below rates

Fully Funded place (see eligibility above) £0 £0
Student (Matriculation card details required) £40  £60
Academic/NHS £90   £110
Industry £180  £200

 

There is a cancellation date of 26/06/24. If you cancel after this date, you will still be charged. 

www.ed.ac.uk/crfcourses

Attendee CategoryCost   
*Funded place - University of Edinburgh/NHS Lothian (£0 - booking still required)£0.00[Read More]
Academic/NHS (paying by card)£90.00[Read More]
Industry rate (paying by card)£180.00[Read More]
Paying by invoice/internal transfer (Rates in above table will apply)£0.00[Read More]
Student rate (paying by card)£40.00[Read More]
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23/07/24-01/08/24 Bite-size Practical Project Management

Description

This workshop covers practical skills, tools and techniques to help you successfully plan and deliver clinical research projects. See our webpage for full course details. 

Dates:

The course will be run over four sessions:

Tuesday 23 July 2024

Thursday 25 July 2024

Tuesday 30 July 2024

Thursday 01 August 2024

Time:  14:00-15:30

Venue:  Online (Zoom)

Cost:

This course is free-of-charge for staff and students of the University of Edinburgh (UoE) and NHS Lothian (NHSL) - booking is still required.

*** Note - we offer a £20 discount on course fees if paying by debit/credit card - see below rates

Attendee category Rate (Card) Rate (Invoice/internal UoE transfer)
1 UoE/NHSL staff/student £0 £0
2 External student £80 £100
3 Other academic/NHS £180 £200
4 Industry £360 £380

THIS COURSE IS FULLY BOOKED   Email [email protected] to be added to the waiting list.

There is a cancellation date of 9 July 2024. If you cancel after this date, you will still be charged.

www.ed.ac.uk/crfcourses

Attendee CategoryCost   
External student rate (paying by card)£80.00[Read More]
Industry rate (paying by card)£360.00[Read More]
Other Academic/NHS rate (paying by card)£180.00[Read More]
University of Edinburgh/NHS Lothian staff - FOC (booking still required)£0.00[Read More]
University of Edinburgh/NHS Lothian student - FOC (booking still required)£0.00[Read More]
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Edinburgh Clinical Research Methodology Course (ECRMC 2024)

Description

30 September– 01 October 2024

John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh

The 10th Edinburgh Clinical Research Methodology Course is a two-day introductory course providing a comprehensive overview of methods and frameworks essential for conducting clinical research, recognising the diversity of approaches from randomised controlled trials through to qualitative methods. Participants will learn how to integrate Patient and Public Involvement into research design and delivery, as well as how to effectively engage with industry partners to advance research and promote innovation.

See www.ed.ac.uk/crfcourses for provisional programme.

Course Fees

NHS/Academic rate £225
Optional dinner on Monday 30 September 2024 £30
Industry (inc dinner) rate £480


Cancellation prior to 30 July 2024 will incur a £50 administration fee. No refund will be given after this date, unless your place can be reallocated.

www.ed.ac.uk/crfcourses

Attendee CategoryCost   
1. NHS/Academic rate (course and dinner – PAYING BY CARD)£255.00[Read More]
2. NHS/Academic rate (course only – PAYING BY CARD)£225.00[Read More]
3. PAYING BY INVOICE/UoE INTERNAL TRANSFER (cost as per other categories)£0.00[Read More]
4. Industry rate (Course and dinner – PAYING BY CARD)£480.00[Read More]
5. Dinner only – PAYING BY CARD£30.00[Read More]
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05/09/24 Research, GDPR and confidentiality - what you need to know

Description

This course provides an overview of UK data laws and their practical application in health and social care research.

Full course details can be found via this link.

Date:  Thursday 05 September 2024

Time:  09:30 - 12:30

Venue:  Seminar Room, WTCRF, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh

Tutor:  Alex Bailey

Course fees:

*There are a limited number of fully-funded places available on this course for University of Edinburgh (UoE) and NHS Lothian (NHSL) staff and students. To be eligible for one of the funded places, you must provide an active UoE or NHSL email addressTerms and Conditions apply. 

*** Note - we offer a £20 discount on course fees if paying by debit/credit card - see below rates

Category Rate (card) Rate (invoice/UoE internal transfer)
Fully funded place (see eligibility above)* £0 £0
Student (matriculation details required) £40 £60
Academic/NHS £90 £110
Industry £180 £200


There is a cancellation date of 22/08/24. If you cancel after this date, you will still be charged, and/or be liable for a cancellation admin fee. 

www.ed.ac.uk/crfcourses

Attendee CategoryCost   
*Funded place - University of Edinburgh/NHS Lothian (£0 - booking still required)£0.00[Read More]
Academic/NHS rate (paying by card)£90.00[Read More]
Industry rate (paying by card)£180.00[Read More]
Paying by invoice/internal transfer (Rates in above table will apply)£0.00[Read More]
Student rate (paying by card)£40.00[Read More]
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17/09/24 Understanding how to access UK health data for research

Description

This course explores how best to access healthcare data in the UK for research.

Full course details can be found on our website

Date:  Tuesday 17 September 2024

Time:  09:30 - 12:30

Venue:  Seminar Room, WTCRF, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh

Tutor:  Alex Bailey

Course fees:

*There are a limited number of fully-funded places available on this course for University of Edinburgh (UoE) and NHS Lothian (NHSL) staff and students. To be eligible for one of the funded places, you must provide an active UoE or NHSL email addressTerms and Conditions apply. 

*** Note - we offer a £20 discount on course fees if paying by debit/credit card - see below rates

Category Rate (card) Rate (invoice/UoE internal transfer)
Fully funded place (see eligibility above)* £0 £0
Student (matriculation details required) £40 £60
Academic/NHS £90 £110
Industry £180 £200

 

There is a cancellation date of 03/09/24. If you cancel after this date, you will still be charged and/or be liable for admin cancellation fee.

www.ed.ac.uk/crfcourses

Attendee CategoryCost   
*Funded place - University of Edinburgh/NHS Lothian (£0 - booking still required)£0.00[Read More]
Academic/NHS rate (paying by card)£90.00[Read More]
Industry rate (paying by card)£180.00[Read More]
Paying by invoice/internal transfer (Rates in above table will apply)£0.00[Read More]
Student rate (paying by card)£40.00[Read More]
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07/11/2024 Inspection Survival Guide: Being Prepared for an MHRA GCP Inspection

Description

This half-day course will use presentations and workshops to provide an overview of the GCP inspection process from notification to closure.

Full course details can be found via this link

Date:  Thursday 07 November 2024

Time:  09:30-13:00

Venue:  Hybrid, Seminar Room/Online via Zoom, Edinburgh Clinical Research Facility, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh

Tutor:  James Gibson

Course fees:

*There are a limited number of fully-funded places available on this course for University of Edinburgh (UoE) and NHS Lothian (NHSL) staff and students. To be eligible for one of the funded places, you must provide an active UoE or NHSL email addressTerms and Conditions apply. 

*** Note - we offer a £20 discount on course fees if paying by card - see below rates

Category Rate (card) Rate (invoice/internal transfer)
Fully funded place (see eligibility above)* £0 £0
Student (matriculation details required) £40 £60
Academic/NHS £90 £110
Industry £180 £200

There is a cancellation date of 24/10/24. If you cancel after this date, you will still be charged. 

www.ed.ac.uk/crfcourses

Attendee CategoryCost   
Funded place- University of Edinburgh/NHS Lothian £0 - booking still required£0.00[Read More]
Industry rate (paying by card)£180.00[Read More]
Other Academic/NHS (paying by card)£90.00[Read More]
Paying by invoice/internal transfer (Rates in table above apply)£0.00[Read More]
Student rate (paying by card)£40.00[Read More]
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28/10/24 - 07/11/24 Planning and Conducting a Systematic Review

Description

28 Oct 2024 – 07 Nov 2024  (13:00-14:00 each weekday)

This course will enable delegates to understand the process of how the systematic review is put into action and to complete a systematic review involving quantitative studies. The teaching will include online lectures spread over two weeks and some hands-on practice using a range of tools and resources that are available to help researchers carry out reviews. The teaching material will include themed examples spanning both clinical and public health research. Details of this course are available from our website.

*** Note - we offer a £20 discount on course fees if paying by debit/credit card - see below rates

Category Rate (card) Rate (invoice/UoE internal transfer)
Student (matriculation details required) £160 £180
University of Edinburgh/NHS Lothian £220 £240
Other Academic/NHS £360 £380
Industry  £720 £740

 

The cancellation date is 14 October 2024.  You will still be charged if you cancel after this date.

www.ed.ac.uk/crfcourses

Attendee CategoryCost   
*University of Edinburgh/NHS Lothian (paying by card)£220.00[Read More]
Industry rate (paying by card)£720.00[Read More]
Other Academic/NHS (paying by card)£360.00[Read More]
Paying by invoice/internal transfer (Rates in table above apply)£0.00[Read More]
Student rate (paying by card)£160.00[Read More]
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25/09/2024 Helping you to submit a successful NHS Research Ethics Application

Description

An interactive course with Research Ethics Committee (REC) members and staff providing an insight into the NHS ethical review process.

Full course details can be found on our website.

Date:  Wednesday 25 September 2024

Time:  10:00 - 13:00

Venue: Online via Zoom

Tutors:  Lindsay Murray and Helen Newbery

Course fees:

*This course is free-of-charge for University of Edinburgh (UoE) and NHS Lothian (NHSL) staff and students.  Booking is still required through the below link, using a valid UoE or NHSL email address.  

*** Note - we offer a £20 discount on course fees if paying by debit/credit card - see below rates

Category Rate (card) Rate (invoice/UoE internal transfer)
University of Edinburgh/NHS Lothian staff and students* £0 £0
External Student (matriculation details required) £40 £60
Other Academic/NHS £90 £110
Industry £180 £200

 

There is a cancellation date of 11/09/24. If you cancel after this date, you will still be charged. 

 

www.ed.ac.uk/crfcourses

Attendee CategoryCost   
*University of Edinburgh/NHS Lothian staff and students FOC (booking still required)£0.00[Read More]
External Student (external to UoE/NHSL) (paying by card)£40.00[Read More]
Industry rate (paying by card)£180.00[Read More]
Other Academic/NHS (paying by card)£90.00[Read More]
Paying by invoice/internal transfer (Rates in table above apply)£0.00[Read More]
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18/09/24 Stats for the Terrified / Making Sense of Numbers

Description

An introductory course covering the basics of using and interpreting statistics in healthcare research.  Full course details can be found on our website. 

Date:  Wednesday 18 September 2024

Time:  09:30 - 16:30

Location:  Edinburgh CRF, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh

Tutor:  David Chinn

Course Fees:

*There are a limited number of fully-funded places available on this course for University of Edinburgh (UoE) and NHS Lothian (NHSL) staff and students. To be eligible for one of the funded places, you must provide an active UoE or NHSL email address when booking. Terms and Conditions apply.

*** Note - we offer a £20 discount on course fees if paying by debit/credit card - see below rates.

Category Rate - Card Rate - Invoice/internal UoE transfer
*Fully funded place (See eligibility above) £0 £0
Student (Matriculation details required) £80 £100
Academic/NHS £180 £200
Industry £360 £380

 

There is a cancellation date of 04/09/24. If you cancel after this date, you will still be charged. 

www.ed.ac.uk/crfcourses

Attendee CategoryCost   
*Fully Funded place - University of Edinburgh/NHS Lothian £0 - booking still required£0.00[Read More]
Academic/NHS (paying by card)£180.00[Read More]
Industry rate (paying by card)£360.00[Read More]
Paying by other method - invoice/internal payment (cost charged will be same as in above tables)£0.00[Read More]
Student rate (paying by card)£80.00[Read More]
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Education Admin Charge

Description

As per our Terms and Conditions for Fully-funded places on our courses, we reserve the right to charge an admin fee of £50 should you fail to comply.

Attendee CategoryCost   
Standard Admin Charge£50.00[Read More]
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27/11/24 GCP for Laboratories

Description

This course will provide you with an understanding of the importance of GCP for Laboratories and its practical application in research studies.

Full course details can be found via this link

Date:  Wednesday 27 November 2024

Time:  10:00 - 12:30

Location:  Online (Zoom)

Tutor:  Scott Denham

Course fees:

*There are a limited number of fully-funded places available on this course for University of Edinburgh (UoE) and NHS Lothian (NHSL) staff and students. To be eligible for one of the funded places, you must provide an active UoE or NHSL email addressTerms and Conditions apply. 

*** Note - we offer a £20 discount on course fees if paying by debit/credit card - see below rates

Category Rate (card) Rate (invoice/UoE internal transfer)
Fully funded place (see eligibility above)* £0 £0
Student (matriculation details required) £40 £60
Academic/NHS £90 £110
Industry £180 £200

 

There is a cancellation date of 13/11/24. If you cancel after this date, you will still be charged. 

www.ed.ac.uk/crfcourses

Attendee CategoryCost   
*Funded place – University of Edinburgh/NHS Lothian (£0 – booking still required)£0.00[Read More]
Industry rate (paying by card)£180.00[Read More]
Other Academic/NHS (paying by card)£90.00[Read More]
Paying by invoice/internal UoE recharge (fees as in table above)£0.00[Read More]
Student rate (paying by card)£40.00[Read More]
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04/11/24 - 20/11/24 An Introduction to Qualitative Methods

Description

This course introduces the key principles in research design and strategy for qualitative research.  Full details of this course are available from our website.

Dates: Please note there are 6 sessions in this course:

  • Monday 04/11/24
  • Wednesday 06/11/24
  • Monday 11/11/24
  • Wednesday 13/11/24
  • Monday 18/11/24
  • Wednesday 20/11/24

Time:  09:30 - 12:30

Venue: Online (Zoom)

Tutor: Sheila Rodgers

Cost:

*** Note - we offer a £20 discount on course fees if paying by debit/credit card - see below rates

Attendee category Rate (Card) Rate (Invoice/UoE internal transfer)
Student (Matriculation card details required) £240  £260
University of Edinburgh/NHS Lothian £360  £380
Other Academic/NHS £540  £560
Industry £1,080  £1,100

There is a cancellation date of 21/10/24. If you cancel after this date, you will still be charged. 

www.ed.ac.uk/crfcourses

Attendee CategoryCost   
Industry rate (paying by card)£1080.00[Read More]
NHS Lothian/University of Edinburgh (paying by card)£360.00[Read More]
Other Academic/NHS (paying by card)£540.00[Read More]
Paying by invoice/internal transfer (Rates in table above apply)£0.00[Read More]
Student rate (paying by card)£240.00[Read More]

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