Events

Working With Midwives And The Wider NHS: RDCS South East Wales Research Events

Posted on 20 June 2019 by Sue Channon

The RDCS South East Wales team have had a busy week with two events both focussing on different stages of developing a research funding application. All Wales Reproductive and Childbirth Research Forum On 14th June 2019, we worked with the All Wales Reproductive and Childbirth Research Forum, a group led by Professor Julia Sanders in
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Clinical Trials As A Catalyst For Change In The ‘Big Easy’ – The 40th Society For Clinical Trials Annual Meeting, New Orleans, USA

Posted on 13 June 2019 by Victoria Shepherd

By Victoria Shepherd and Nigel Kirby A taste of New Orleans At times New Orleans felt very much like Wales…… wet. However, when the sun came out and the puddles dried up New Orleans was a place full of culture and friendly faces. The French Quarter is a vibrant place to visit in the day
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Supporting Successful PhDs: Dr Sarah Rees and the Arbour App

Posted on 15 May 2019 by Richard Haggerty

Sarah Rees recently passed her viva and gained her PhD: The development of an intervention to support doctors and medical students in their decision whether to disclose their mental ill health. With support from Professor Debbie Cohen, School of Medicine, and Professor Michael Robling from the Centre for Trials Research. The Centre supports a number
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LOTUS group photo

Improving Care In Long-Term Care In Brazil And Europe Through Growing Research Collaborations – The LOTUS Initiative

Posted on 8 May 2019 by Victoria Shepherd

Sowing the seeds of collaboration In June 2018 I was fortunate to be selected to join a Newton Fund OPAL event in Brazil on identifying and addressing shared challenges of conducting health and social care research with older people, funded by the British Council and the Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP). The programme aimed to
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RDCS Developing A Research Idea Event 2019

Posted on 11 April 2019 by Sue Channon

RDCS South East Wales held their Spring workshop on ‘Developing a research idea’ on 9th April 2019 in the Glamorgan Building at Cardiff University. This is a free event aimed at staff in the health and social care sector to develop or progress an idea for a research project. We had delegates from a range
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World Autism Awareness Week 2019

Posted on 1 April 2019 by Claire Johnson

You may have heard the saying “When you have met one person with autism, you have met one person with autism”.  This is certainly true, and through my work as a parent volunteer with the National Autistic Society, and by being a member of a charity called “Thrive” I have met many wonderful children and
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Ronnie and Sarah working around a computer on Do Different Day with Mark Goddard.

Do Something Different Day: A Day In A Clinical Trials Unit

Posted on 26 February 2019 by Carolyn Blake

Do Something Different Day The Centre for Trials Research participated in the School of Medicine’s ‘Do Something Different Day’ inviting colleagues to try something different by joining our Data Managers, our Archivist and/or Development Officer and to experience a part of their role. The Scheme was introduced by the School of Medicine to give individuals
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photo of roadmap of NIHRIO project

Better Healthcare Through More Inclusive Research – A Dissemination Event On Innovations In Clinical Trials Design And Delivery For Under-Represented Groups

Posted on 13 December 2018 by Victoria Shepherd

A vision for ‘better healthcare through more inclusive research’ During the past year, a project looking at innovations in clinical trials design and delivery for under-represented groups has been carried out by a group of researchers at Newcastle University as part of a NIHR CRN speciality cluster, and supported by the NIHR Innovation Observatory. The
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Dr Philip Pallmann presenting at the RDCS Grant Writing Event 2018

RDCS 2-Day Grant Writing Event 2018: Supporting Health And Care Research Wales Grant Proposals

Posted on 15 November 2018 by Philip Pallmann

Last week the Research Design and Conduct Service (RDCS) South East Wales hosted a two-day grant writing retreat at Birchwood House, Cardiff. Nine NHS pharmacists, midwives, physiotherapists, GPs, psychologists, and public health researchers working across both Cardiff and Vale and Aneurin Bevan University Health Boards as well as Public Health Wales and the NHS Wales
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Making Research Funding Applications For The NHS And Social Care

Posted on 2 October 2018 by Kim Madden

Making Research Funding Applications for the NHS and Social Care The Research Design and Conduct Service (RDCS) South East Wales supports staff working within the National Health Service and social care to develop high quality research funding proposals. The RDCS South East Wales held their second annual event of the year on 13th September 2018.
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