GCP courses

Attending GCP courses is an essential requirement for any researcher involved in commercial or non-commercial studies.  Please see local R&D website for further details and an application form.

GCP courses

NRS Introduction to GCP (CTIMP, core)

  • Thursday, 21 November 2019, 9am - 4.30pm

NRS GCP training (CTIMP, update)

  • Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 12.45pm - 4.30pm

GRP for health care research (non-drug, core)

  • Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 9.30am - 12.30pm, room 233, Suttie Centre
  • Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 1.30pm - 4.30pm, room 218, Suttie Centre **CHANGE OF DATE**
  • Monday, 4 November 2019, 9.30am - 12.30pm
  • Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 1.30pm - 4.30pm, venue TBC

GRP for health care research (non-drug, update)

  • Thursday, 26 September 2019, 9.30am - 11.30am, room 233, Suttie Centre
  • Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 2pm - 4pm, venue TBC

Please note, all training is held in Room 115, Health Sciences Building, Foresterhill (unless otherwise stated).

Research Practice Series

For further information about these courses, see the R&D website or email
nhsg.randdtraining@nhs.net to enquire about availability and a registration form.

The Research Practice Series

The NEW Research Practice Series are courses that build upon and supplement the Good Clinical Practice (Core) training. They provide more detailed information on practical aspects of research and will be useful for those involved in performing specific study tasks.

Venue: Room 115, 1st Floor, Health Sciences Building, unless otherwise stated

Informed Consent

This course covers the UK and Scottish legislation as well as practicalities of informed consent. The course makes reference to procedures for obtaining informed consent from adults, adults lacking capacity and children. All researchers are welcome to attend, but especially those who are required to obtain informed consent from study participants.

  • Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 1.30pm - 4.30pm
  • Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 1.30pm - 4.30pm, venue to be confirmed

Study Documentation

The course covers Data Management, including Trial Master Files; Source Documentation; Linking Datasets; Archiving and more. Whilst still undertaking an informal approach, the course introduces the practicalities of study documentation through scenario-based activities.  All researchers are welcome to attend, but especially those who are required to maintain research documentation.

  • Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 1.30pm - 4.30pm, room 218, Suttie Centre

The Ethics Process

This course offers practical help to those finding their way around the ethics process for either the first time, or who have questions regarding the process. It gives hints and tips on applying for ethical approval and gives details of the Integrated Research Application System (IRAS). All researchers are welcome to attend, but especially those who are required to prepare and submit ethical applications. 

  • Thursday, 5 September 2019, 9am - 12 noon
  • Thursday, 3 October 2019, 9am - 12 noon, room 201, Suttie Centre
  • Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 9am - 12 noon
R&D Seminars

All seminars must be pre-booked due to limited capacity in some venues; please
email: nhsg.randdtraining@nhs.net

NHSG R&D seminars: aspects of research practice

12 noon - 1pm, room 115, Health Sciences Building (unless otherwise stated)

  • Wednesday, 28 August 2019, Alison Stewart and Commercial Team R&D.  'Feasibility and CDAs - how to get involved in commercial research'. 12.30pm - 1.30pm.
  • Tuesday, 4 September 2019, Katie Wilde. 'Data storage guidance'
  • Wednesday, 30 October 2019, Stacey Dawson, Research Governance Officer.  'How to get approval for your study'.  12.30pm - 1.30pm.
Free e-learning

FREE e-learning

Research data and confidentiality www.byglearning.co.uk/mrcrsc-lms/

IRAS www.myresearchproject.org.uk/ELearning/IRAS_E_learning.htm

WTCRF webinars
Web-streamed from Edinburgh, contact wtcrf.education@ed.ac.uk for access on your PC