1. Research Seminars

The Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry holds seminars to present the work of its members from 14:00-15:00 on Mondays. Due to the COVID-19 social distancing measures, the seminars are currently being held online and for the time being, are not public events.

2. Research Methods & Tools Training

Training sessions on a variety of topics of interest to those undertaking research in NHS are held on an ad hoc basis. Due to the COVID-19 social distancing measures, any training sessions are currently being held online. For information on upcoming sessions, please contact c.aspinall@qmul.ac.uk.

3. Research Governance Skills Training

As a Noclor partner, ELFT staff can access training courses for free.  Noclor offer courses such as:

  • Critical Appraisal Skill Training Workshop
  • Essential Skills for Clinical Research Nurses
  • Finding the Evidence (Literature Searching Skills)
  • Good Clinical Practice in Research
  • Informed Consent in Clinical Research
  • Principal Investigator in Research
  • Setting Up and Managing the Trial Master File

To check dates and book a course, see the Noclor Training & Resources website


Some additional resources:

The Medical Research Council (MRC) Regulatory Support Centre has a number of resources including e-learning courses that are free for all (once you have set up an account), these include:

1. Good Research Practice -  Applicable to everyone in the research community, this e-learning module introduces the principles and guidelines laid out in the MRC's ethic series document Good research practice: Principles and guidelines.

2. Research Data and Confidentiality - This e-learning course explores the concepts of confidentiality and data protection. This is a complex field, but the course aims to provide you with the framework and tools to interpret the requirements for research with confidence.

3. Consent and Participant Information Sheet Preparation Guidance - In this guidance you will find information on the principles of consent (both ethical and legal)

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