HSRU's Dr Magdalena Rzewuska to contribute to a panel discussion held by ID-Hub in line with
On 15 Nov at 15:00 our Dr Magdalena Rzewuska will be contributing to a panel discussion held by ID-Hub in line with World Antibiotic Awareness Week. With four other experts she will be answering questions on antimicrobial resistance, antibiotic use and stewardship and highlighting our work in the area to...
Are you setting up new trial recruitment sites? If you are ESP2 needs you!
Setting up trial recruitment sites takes time and effort. Not all of this effort is rewarded because not all of those sites will recruit as planned but are likely to take up just as much, if not more, of your time as sites that do recruit. The Estimating Site Performance-2 project...
Staff News - October 2019
Welcome to Emma Berry, Taylor Coffey and Sinan Khadhouri who all joined us this month as postgraduate research students. Farewell to Kath Starr who leaves us at the end of this month to take up post as Senior Trials Manager at Nottingham CTU – we look forward to many productive future...
Clinical trials, methodology and accountability - a patient and public involvement (PPI) view
Several members of the HSRU team attended the International Clinical Trials Methodology Conference (ICTMC) in Brighton last week. It was a fantastic conference with ubiquitous examples of world leading methodological research being presented. Three of the HSRU team in attendance were patient partners and one of them, Andrew Worrall, has...
HSRU well represented at ICTMC2019 in Brighton
Some of our colleagues have just returned from Brighton where they attended ICTMC2019 - 5th International Clinical Trials Methodology Conference. The event showcased the very latest in trials methodology research and offered plenty of valuable opportunities for networking. The Conference also marked 10 years since the Network of Hubs for Trials...
Award for Aberdeen initiative that 'reduces research waste'
Aberdeen academics have won a prestigious international award for making trials of new healthcare treatments more efficient. Professor Shaun Treweek and his team won the 2019 Cochrane-REWARD prize for reducing research waste after starting an initiative called Trial Forge. Randomised trials are the gold standard for evaluating healthcare treatments - thousands are...
Explorathon in the City Centre 2019
Explorathon in the City Centre is an opportunity for the public to meet researchers working in a variety of different fields and took place on Saturday 28th September. The HSRU stand was in a tent outside Marks and Spencer in St Nicholas Street. While this is an ideal place to...
HSRU PhD Students Share Their Work with the Aberdonian Public
Soapbox Science returned for a second event this year, and HSRU researchers braved the rain to discuss their research with the public in Aberdeen city centre.
HSRU's Dr Magaly Aceves-Martins attends The Data for Children Collaborative with UNICEF launch
The Data for Children Collaborative with UNICEF was officially launched in Scotland a couple of weeks ago and Dr. Magaly Aceves-Martins, research fellow from our unit, was part of this kick-off summit. During this meeting, three initial research lines were agreed and will examine how data can deliver new ways...
HSRU announce their contributions for ICTMC 2019, Brighton, 6-9 October
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