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25 Jul 2019
  • University of Melbourne
  • Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre
  • Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
9am-4.30pm

VCCC Clinical Research Design Workshop: learn the basics for designing a research project

A practical and interactive workshop introducing the steps involved from progressing a clinical research idea to execution.

Led by the Master of Clinical Research team from the Department of Medical Education, Melbourne Medical School, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, this event is suitable for emerging researchers who would like to understand the fundamentals of designing a clinical research project.

Program

8.30am

REGISTRATION

9am

The clinical research pipeline

9.20am

Constructing a research question  

9.40am

Group activity: constructing a research question

 10am

 Systematic review

10.30am 

BREAK 

10.45am

Study design

11.30am

Group activity: case study

12.30pm 

The sample size question: how many are enough?

1pm 

LUNCH

2pm

Construct validity and external validity: why are these elements important when designing your study?

2.30pm

Group activity: design a study and peer review your proposal

3.30pm

BREAK

3.45pm

What’s it going to take to get your study started? Pilot and feasibility studies.

4.15pm

Q & A

4.30pm

FINISH

Download copy of program

Please contact Erin Turner, erin.turner@unimelb.edu.au if you have any questions.