Staff News - July 2022
Katie Banister leaves the Unit this month after many years as our PPIE Coordinator, a Trial Manager and Research Fellow. You’ll be a huge loss to the Unit Katie, but we hope you’ll keep in touch, and wish you every success in your future endeavours
TISU trial team wins award for Best Scientific Paper on Clinical Research
The article Shockwave Lithotripsy Versus Ureteroscopic Treatment as Therapeutic Interventions for Stones of the Ureter (TISU): A Multicentre Randomised Controlled Non-Inferiority Trial has been selected as the Best Scientific Paper on Clinical Research published in European Urology in 2021. The award was presented during the EAU Annual Meeting in Amsterdam,...
HSRU at the University of Aberdeen stand at NHS Scotland Event 2022
Several members of HSRU will be on hand at the NHS Scotland Event 2022 which this year is being held at the P&J Live arena in Aberdeen from 21-22 June 2022. Why not drop by and see us while you're there, you'll find us at Stand 57.
TikToking for #ICTD22
This year the HSRU Public Engagement Group (PEG) joined TikTok to celebrate International Clinical Trials Day 2022! Ahead of the event, they shared a TikTok teaser video which had been seen over 2000 times on Twitter and 131 were reached via Instagram. @hsru_peg Welcome to #HSRU ♬ original sound - HSRU Public...
Understanding experiences of pregnancy and care with two or more long term health conditions.
Having two or more health conditions is becoming increasingly common during pregnancy. This can make pregnancy, healthcare and managing medications more complicated. However, there is very little research exploring the experiences and care of these women. We want to address this gap, so that care and pathways can be improved...
Staff News - April 2022
We said a fond farewell earlier this month to Karen Campbell, who has taken the decision to step back from academia. We wish you all the best in whatever your future holds, Karen, and hope to see you again in the future At the end of this month, we also say...
HSRU's Heidi Gardner joint winner of Principal's Excellence Awards
We are delighted that HSRU's Heidi Gardner is a joint winner of this years University of Aberdeen Principal's Excellence Awards for her research on the design of trials to ensure inclusivity specifically regarding ethnicity. Well done Heidi!
British Science week at Arduthie Primary
The HSRU’s Public Engagement Group (PEG) were thrilled to be part of this year’s British Science week that took place between 11-20 March. Thenmalar Vadiveloo, David Cooper and Louise Campbell from HSRU were invited to visit Arduthie Primary school in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire to help highlight the importance of clinical trials...
Reflections on the Adrian Grant Memorial Lecture 2022, delivered by Professor Peter Brocklehurst
We recently hosted our second Adrian Grant Memorial Lecture. Adrian was the HSRU Director from 1994 to 2007. During his 13 years’ tenure, the unit trebled in size, carrying out studies in areas such as incontinence, hernia repair, hip replacement and the role of vitamin D in the prevention of...
Trial methodology research partnership wins prestigious international award
A research partnership, in which University of Aberdeen is a core partner, has won a prestigious international award for making trials of new healthcare treatments more efficient and effective.
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