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RDCS Workshop: Building Blocks of a Competitive Grant Application

Research Design and Conduct Service (RDCS)

RDCS Workshop: Building Blocks of a Competitive Grant Application

Posted on 30 September 2021 by Richard Haggerty

In July 2021, the Research Design and Conduct Service (RDCS) South East Wales held its second event of the year with an afternoon workshop on the building blocks of a […]

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ISOQOL and Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs)

Posted on 13 September 2021 by Timothy Pickles

What is ISOQOL? ISOQOL is The International Society for Quality of Life Research. From their website https://www.isoqol.org/ Core Values The International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL) is a […]

Events

You’re cast away on a desert island and ….. – exploring physical activity experiences with adults with hip dysplasia

Posted on 28 July 2021 by Julie Latchem-Hastings

“You’re cast away on a desert island and …..” When my office mate and experienced qualitative researcher Dr Kim Smallman suggested we used a ‘castaway’ style elicitation activity/task in our […]

Events

European Cystic Fibrosis Society Conference 2021

Posted on 23 June 2021 by Richard Haggerty

About Jonathan I am a postgraduate research student currently undertaking my MD in Diagnostic Challenges of Fungal Disease in Wales. Some of the projects relate to examining the mould Exophiala […]

 
VIM Abstract At ASCO 2021

VIM Abstract At ASCO 2021

Posted on 7 June 2021 by Richard Haggerty

Professor Dean Fennell (Chief Investigator for VIM) presented results of the ground-breaking, investigator-led trial at the ASCO global conference on Sunday 6th June 2021. Centre for Trials Research are supporting VIM. […]

Clinical Trials Units Are Uniting Together To Take On A Virtual Moveathon For Cancer Research UK

Clinical Trials Units Are Uniting Together To Take On A Virtual Moveathon For Cancer Research UK

Posted on 25 May 2021 by Richard Haggerty

Professor Richard Adams, director of clinical research in Cardiff co-founded the MOVEATHON back in 2019, his team set-up this initiative to not only raise vital funds for life-saving research but […]

Get CreActive for Hips – Living with Hip Dysplasia

Get CreActive for Hips – Living with Hip Dysplasia

Posted on 13 May 2021 by Julie Latchem-Hastings

Background Young adults with acetabular dysplasia (hip dysplasia), an orthopaedic condition of the hip, often undergo multiple surgeries and can experience chronic pain, insomnia and difficulties walking which effects both […]

Unnecessary Harm Caused by Informed Consent

Unnecessary Harm Caused by Informed Consent

Posted on 10 May 2021 by Jeremy Howick

The Medical Research Council (MRC) has funded a project to reduce unnecessary harm caused by the way potential trial harms are communicated to potential patients. Making informed consent more ethical […]

All Wales RDCS: Preparing to Write a Research Funding Application (2021)

All Wales RDCS: Preparing to Write a Research Funding Application (2021)

Posted on 4 May 2021 by Claire Nollett

The All Wales Research Design and Conduct Service (RDCS) supports staff working within the National Health Service and social care to develop high quality research funding proposals. The RDCS is […]

Purple Day 2021: Why Epilepsy Research Is So Vital

Purple Day 2021: Why Epilepsy Research Is So Vital

Posted on 26 March 2021 by Cheney Drew

The 26th March is otherwise known as ‘Purple Day’- a day where people are encouraged to where purple in recognition and support of people with epilepsy (PwE). Epilepsy is the most […]