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Analysis of repeated measures

Introduction to methods for analysing longitudinal/repeated continuous data, with a focus on methods for analysing individual trajectories over time.

  • Remote
  • University of Bristol
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Writing a qualitative paper

Gain practical tools and knowledge needed to write up qualitative research studies for publication. The focus will be on writing for publication in clinical journals, but many of the topics discussed will apply equally to writing qualitative research for any type of journal.

  • In person
  • University of Bristol
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Good clinical practice refresher

Reinforce and consolidate previous learning, reflect on your practice, and raise your awareness of recent and relevant developments in GCP and related areas of research governance.

  • Online learning resource
  • National Institute for Health and Care Research
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Improving your Stata: data management, publication-quality outputs, and automating tasks

Gain a more advanced knowledge of Stata 15 statistical software package.

  • Remote
  • University of Bristol
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Introduction to economic evaluation

Gain an understanding of the theoretical frameworks which guide economic evaluation; knowledge of the methods used to measure and value costs, health and broader outcomes of care; an overview of trials and modelling techniques used to evaluate efficiency; brief practical experience of analysing cost and outcomes data; critical appraisal skills for assessing of published economic evaluations and insight into the role of economic evidence in local and national (i.e. NICE) decision making in England.

  • Remote
  • University of Bristol
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NIHR Research Funding – seminar and support event

Supports health professionals and academic partners who are preparing research proposals by considering the application as a marketing document, clarity of description and explanation, feasibility issues, and identifying and avoiding potential pitfalls.

  • Remote
  • National Institute for Health and Care Research
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Research and audit

Learn to interpret the validity and reliability of healthcare data (e.g. clinical trials, reviews, audits) and respond appropriately with respect to their clinical practice.

  • Online learning resource
  • NHS eLearning
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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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Introduction to statistics 2

This course is a logical continuation of the Introduction to Statistics 1 course. Besides continuing to cover the commonly used statistical tests, it also provides an overview of selecting the most appropriate statistical test.

  • In person
  • University of the West of England
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Introduction to epidemiology

Ground yourself in epidemiological study designs and measures of disease risk used in aetiological epidemiology and health services research. Gain practical experience in study design and the appraisal of epidemiological literature.

  • Remote
  • University of Bristol
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Introduction to systematic reviews and meta-analysis

Introduction to the methodology of systematic reviews and meta-analysis.

  • Remote
  • University of Bristol
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Introduction to research governance

Biennial course providing participants with an understanding of all aspects of research governance in population health sciences and knowledge of the processes involved.

  • Remote
  • University of Bristol
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Introduction to good clinical practice

A minimum requirement for staff involved in leading and delivering clinical research.ay

Online: 0.5 days

Face-to-face: 1 day

  • Online learning resource
  • National Institute for Health and Care Research
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Introduction to statistics

Introduction to the basic concepts and methods commonly used in medical and public health research.

  • Remote
  • University of Bristol
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Genetic epidemiology

Gain a grounding in a wide range of cutting-edge genetic epidemiological methods for complex traits.

  • Remote
  • University of Bristol
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Qualitative health research

Learn about (1) the definition, nomenclature and epistemology of qualitative research; (2) current methodological debates; and (3) methods for qualitative data collection and analysis.

  • In person
  • University of the West of England
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Causal inference in epidemiology: concepts and methods

Learn to define causation in biomedical research, describe methods to make causal inferences in epidemiology and health services research, and demonstrate the practical application of these methods.

  • Remote
  • University of Bristol
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Advanced survival analysis

Learn how to implement parametric survival models, use flexible parametric survival models, and the concept of competing risks in modelling time-to-event data.

  • Remote
  • University of Bristol
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