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Durham University

Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing

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Friday 11 January 2013

Wolfson Fellows Networking Lunch - 13th March, 12.00

8:25pm to 8:25pm, 'The Street', Wolfson Research Institute

Wolfson Fellows Networking Lunch to take place in 'The Street', Wolfson Research Institute at 12 noon, Wednesday 13th March  - meet the new Pharmacy Fellows.

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Thursday 10 January 2013

Wolfson Workshop - Gaining Knowledge in conducting research in the NHS

12:30pm to 4:30pm, D114 for lunch and D112 Ebsworth Building for Workshop

This workshop will be run by:  Rebecca Maier - NHS Engagement Manager, Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing and Chair of the Ethics Committee, School of  Medicine, Pharmacy and Health.

Gaining Research Ethics approval and NHS Permission to conduct research in the NHS requires an understanding of the background to the NHS ethical framework in the UK, an idea of what an ethics committee will be focussing on when reviewing an ethics application, and knowledge of the systems and processes for gaining approval. This workshop will cover all aspects of gaining approval and end in a practical session using IRAS, the Integrated   Research Application System.

This workshop is open to Postgraduate Associates, Postgraduate Students and Wolfson Fellows planning to conduct research in the NHS.


12.30pm      Lunch (D114, Ebsworth Building)

1.00pm      An introduction to the NHS ethical framework (D112, Ebsworth)

2:00pm      What will an ethics committee focus on?

2:30pm      The processes for gaining permission to conduct research

3:00pm      Break (tea/coffee) - (D114, Ebsworth)

3.30pm      Using IRAS (D025, computer suite, Ebsworth)

4.30pm      Close


Registrations are now closed for this workshop. 


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Monday 7 January 2013

Wolfson Research Institute - Coffee Morning

10:30am to 11:00am, Wolfson Street, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Queen's Campus

Join us on Monday 7 January 2013 at 10.30am in the 'Street' for the opportunity to network and catch up with colleagues and Fellows over coffee and a cake.

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