Events

NIHR Doctoral Fellowship: Interview with Tim Pickles

Posted on 8 October 2019 by Timothy Pickles

Tim Pickles is a statistician and NIHR Doctoral Fellow in the Centre for Trials Research, a UKCRC-registered clinical trials unit based at Cardiff University. Here he talks about his Fellowship journey so far, and his ambitions for the future. Background What Fellowship was awarded? I have been awarded an NIHR Doctoral Fellowship and started on
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South West Research Hub Event Meeting

Posted on 5 September 2019 by Richard Haggerty

South West Research Hub event meeting 5th September 2019 The 2nd South West Research Hub meeting was hosted by the Centre for Trials Research on Thursday 5th September 2019 in Cardiff University’s Glamorgan Building. This year’s theme was Trial Methodology. There were around 60 delegates from across the South West region and G4 partnership, including
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Centre for Trials Research at ASCO

My ASCO: Centre for Trials Research at the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2019

Posted on 25 July 2019 by Margherita Carucci

Background This year I’ve had the great opportunity to attend ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) conference as a Centre for Trials Research representative together with Professor Richard Adams, Director Cancer Division, and Catrin Cox for the presentation of the FAKTION study by the Chief Investigators (CIs), Dr Sacha Howell (University of Manchester and The
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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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Arbour

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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