Research skills for clinicians


Part 1


Part 2

Timings TBC
Location Online Event
CPD 1 CPD point per hour, subject to peer group approval
Standard rate£350
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Research skills for clinicians

Event Information


To equip clinicians with the skills and confidence to get involved in research in their localities.


  • Aware of why research matters to all psychiatrists/mental health workers.
  • Knowledge of local and national research infrastructure.
  • Basic knowledge of statistics, research ethics and ICH-GCP sufficient to be a co-investigator in a clinical trial.
  • Aware of what is involved in developing own research ideas and what help is available.
  • Able to write an abstract for a conference about own work

This course aims to equip clinicians with the skills and confidence to get involved in research in their localities. The interactive online training course will include the following sessions:

'How to get involved in research including Clinical Research Networks' – Dr Helen Bould

'How to publish: (crystal clear) points means prizes' - Professor Sam Chamberlain

'Statistics' – Dr Darren Dahly

'“But I'm not an academic!” How to develop research from a clinical perspective – Professor Vivienne Curtis

'How you can identify and apply for the research funding' – Professor Saeed Farooq

'PPI' – Dr Lindsey Sinclair

'Equality and diversity in research' - Dr Lade Smith

'Why research matters' – Dr Trudi Seneviratne

Other topics that will be covered over the two days include 'Research ethics', 'What types of research clinicians can get involved in' and 'Why ICH-GCP is required'. 

A full programme will be released soon.

The event will take place online using Zoom as a meeting. Participants will be able view the video of the speakers, other participants, and any slides. Participants can also pose questions, where the programme allows, and some speakers may use polling or other interactive features. 
All registered attendees will have access to a recording for up to two months after the event.

The webinar is taking place online via Zoom. To take part you will need:  

  • Access to a reliable internet connection  
  • A PC, laptop, tablet or phone  
  • Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge browser or Zoom installed on your PC, laptop, tablet or phone  
  • You do not need to have a Zoom account to attend.  

Some users may experience difficulty joining Zoom meetings due to security settings. If this is the case, we suggest you select the option to join via a web browser, rather than the Zoom app. If you cannot join on your computer you can still join on your phone.  Please take a look at this helpful guide on how to join a Zoom meeting.   

It is your responsibility to ensure you have read and understood the guidelines before the event.

Please read our terms and conditions before making your booking.

For further information, please contact:


Contact Name: Leah Charlton

Contact number: 02086184127

Event Location

Location: Online Event