Introduction to Research Governance
An online short course
The aim of this course is to provide participants with an understanding of all aspects of research governance in population health sciences and clinical research, and knowledge of the processes involved.
|Course date||6 - 7 July 2021|
|Course Organisers||Dr Lucy Culliford|
The course will run for 2 days online, over 6-7 hours each day. All teaching will be online as live sessions, and there will be a mix of 'lectures' and interactive and small group work.
By the end of the course you will have acquired:
- An understanding of all aspects of research governance and knowledge of the processes involved;
- Knowledge of your research governance responsibilities;
- The skills to think through the ethical issues that might arise in your research; and
- The knowledge and skills to provide research participants with the information that they need to make an informed decision about consent to participate in your research study.
Who the course is intended for
The course is intended for anyone who is undertaking primary research involving participants or information about them, including population health sciences and clinical research.
The course provides an overview of research governance in academia and in the NHS. Through a series of practicals it considers obtaining informed consent to participation in research, the design and content of patient information leaflets, and applying for ethical approval for your research. It also covers data protection and management issues, data linkage, use of standard operating procedures, trials of drugs and medical devices, dealing with biological specimens, and feeding back results to participants and research safety.
Online Course Bookings
Bookings are open for online courses running in 2021.
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We may need to make responsive changes to our courses at short notice in order to follow the latest Public Health, Government and University guidance on coronavirus (COVID-19).