Academic Trainees Day 2021

With the support of NIHR, we are hosting a free, online Academic Trainees Day. At this event you will hear from experts in paediatric research and have the chance to network with other research interested trainees.
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This online event is free of charge

With NIHR, this is the fifth year that we have hosted the Academic Trainees Day. After the success of last year's online event and with uncertainties of COVID-19, we have decided to host this event online.

You will hear from experts in the field of paediatric research, Professor Enitan Carrol and Professor Calum Semple. Attendees will choose between eleven workshops and have the chance to network with trainees with a shared interest in research.

Please see the workshop sessions below and download the finalised programme. Descriptions of the workshops and biographies of each of the speakers can be found below.

Morning workshops Speaker/s
1. Digital Health Hammad Khan & David Cox
2. Boundary Spanning Leadership: Driving Innovation within Research Delivery John Castledine
3. International Child Health Research Joe Piper & Maryke Nielsen
4. Patient and Public Involvement in Research Emma Lim
5. How to do a study in 6-12 months John Apps, Katherine Pettinger & Tim Lee


Afternoon workshops Speaker/s
1. Engaging with the pharmaceutical industry James Moss & Susan Tansey
2. Meet the Trainee Research Network Eva Wooding, Thiloka Ratnaike & Frances Callaghan
3. How to do a study in 6 - 12 months John Apps, Katherine Pettinger & Tim Lee
4. Why and how to use cost-effectiveness analysis in healthcare?  Rita Faria
5. Research vs Quality Improvement Jan Dudley & May Ng
6. Digital health Hammad Khan & David Cox

Unfortunately the event has reached its capacity, however you can join the waiting list if you want to be contacted regarding any vacancies. If you are unable to attend the event, the talks and workshops will be recorded and uploaded to the Academic Toolkit.

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