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Designing effective infographics, data viz and visual abstracts

This webinar, led by an experienced science communicator, will help you make a start in telling stories with your own data.

Course dates / locations

  • Live course
  • 24 July 2024
  • Remote
  • 10:00 - 11:00
  • ARC West
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Introduction to service evaluation

This interactive workshop aims to help you get started with service evaluation. The presenters will share experience of successful evaluations and facilitate group work that will give you the opportunity to develop your own evaluation ideas and get feedback.

  • In person
  • ARC West
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How to win at Twitter

This course, delivered online, is for people who already have a Twitter account but maybe haven’t made the most of it yet.

  • Remote
  • ARC West
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Authentic public speaking in an academic environment

Public speaking is a skill that many people find challenging. It is an important generic skill used regularly in an academic environment as a student, clinician, academic, public contributor or researcher. During this ninety minute short course you will learn: To identify the issues and fears associated with oral presentations…

Course dates / locations

  • Live course
  • 30 July 2024
  • Remote
  • 10:30 - 12:00
  • ARC West
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Top tips for designing and delivering questionnaires

Our online materials give a rapid introduction to designing simple questionnaires to gather data, sharing the top tips from our former one-day course.

  • Online learning resource, Remote
  • ARC West
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Basic statistics and data interpretation

This face-to-face course is aimed at anyone working in health and social care who needs to interpret the more commonly reported statistics in academic papers and scientific reports.

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Improving resource use: an introduction to economic approaches to evaluating health and care interventions

This introductory course is designed for people working in the health and care system, whether delivering or commissioning services, who are interested in improving the use of available resources and strengthening their knowledge of economic evaluation.

Course dates / locations

  • Live course
  • 10 September 2024
  • Remote
  • 09:30-16:30
  • ARC West
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Seven steps to planning your communications strategy

This interactive training session will take you through the seven steps of planning a communications strategy.

Course dates / locations

  • Live course
  • 4 July 2024
  • Remote
  • 10:00 - 12:00
  • ARC West
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Writing for a lay audience

Writing accessibly for a lay audience is an art that many find challenging. This two hour online course will teach you the fundamentals.

Course dates / locations

  • Live course
  • 17 July 2024
  • Remote
  • 10:00 - 12:00
  • ARC West
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Quantitative evaluation of non-randomised interventions: an introductory course

This introductory course is for people working in the health and care system, whether delivering or commissioning services, who are interested in quantitatively evaluating clinical, social or public health interventions.

  • In person
  • ARC West
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Introduction to qualitative evaluation

These online learning materials aim to break down the process of collecting and analysing qualitative data in evaluation, to help you use these methods with confidence. They are aimed at people working in all areas of health and social care who would like to know more about using qualitative methods in evaluation.

  • Online learning resource, Remote
  • ARC West
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Looking for evidence

This collection of online resources is for people working in health and social care organisations, looking to improve their use of evidence to support better decision-making.

  • Online learning resource
  • ARC West
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Implementation, knowledge mobilisation and impact: A cross-ARC guide

Welcome to our cross-ARC implementation, knowledge mobilisation and impact resources guide. This guide signposts you to a variety of resources created either by one of the Applied Research Collaborations (ARCs) or by their funder the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR). The first section of the guide provides…

  • Online learning resource
  • ARC West
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Evaluation – the basics

These online materials are designed for people who want to understand the basics of evaluation. It includes videos, guidelines and checklists.

  • Online learning resource
  • ARC West
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Introduction to Ripple Effects Mapping

This online training resource is about Ripple Effects Mapping, a participatory, qualitative method that can capture the wider (intended and unintended) impacts of a project or programme.

  • Online learning resource
  • ARC West
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Introduction to implementation and impact

This bite-sized 10 minute video provides an introduction to the concepts of knowledge mobilisation and implementation as a means of increasing the impact of your research.

  • Online learning resource
  • ARC West
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Introduction to Theory of Change

These online resources are aimed at people working in the NHS and partner organisations in health and social care who are innovating, implementing and evaluating changes in healthcare.

  • Online learning resource
  • ARC West

Introduction to rates and survival analysis

Provides a grounding in the theory behind the methods most commonly used to analyse rates and survival-time data, as well as extensive hands-on experience of their application in Stata software.

  • Remote
  • University of Bristol
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Questionnaire design, application and data interpretation

A theoretical and practical introduction to questionnaire design, application and data interpretation.

  • Remote
  • University of Bristol
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Quantitative health research

Learn to (1) critically analyse the strengths, limitations and issues to consider with different types of epidemiological studies; (2) assess the sources of evidence routinely used as a basis for health policy and practice; (3) interpret and apply the results of basic statistical analyses, particularly inferential statistics; and (4) use appropriate tools to critically appraise the evidence used in public health.

  • In person
  • University of the West of England
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