Becoming Research Active: Workshop

Start Date: 14 Nov 2018 12:03

Wednesday 14th November 2018 9am-5pm

Central London

Engaging in research is a great way to address the questions that often arise in health care. It can also play a vital role in producing new evidence and new knowlegde for decision-making to improve health care. This one day, practical workshop aimed at staff from NHS Trusts, NHS CCGs, and Local Authorities who are keen to become involved in research; will provide an introduction to the research process to enable NHS and local government staff to engage in research activity. The course is run by the CLAHRC North Thames Academy, together with the Research Design Service London (east London arm) and Clinical Research Network North Thames.

By the end of the course participants will:

  • Understand the research process, including the principles behind good research design and planning for dissemination and impact
  • Understand the different roles within a research team and identify the points at which you can become involved
  • Be able to apply criteria to judge the potential value and feasibility of a research project idea
  • Have a basic understanding of research governance and ethics requirements, and know where to find out more
  • Know how to involve patients and the public in every stage of research, and understand how it could benefit the research
  • Know how to access relevant resources or the help available across North Thames to design, plan and fund research


Registration – Please complete the registration form and email to by 5pm, Wednesday 5thSeptember 2018.

*This course is free for staff working in NIHR CLAHRC North Thames partner organisations (a list of their partners is available on CLAHRC NT's website). There is a delegate fee of £250 for other attendees.