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Course Opportunity: Research Methods in HIV, Sexual Health and Infectious Diseases

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An intensive four-day short course to develop your research skills run by the Centre for Clinical Research in Infection and Sexual Health based in the Institute for Global Health at UCL.

The research methods course is back from the pandemic break and running from 11th to 14th December 2023. This course is aimed at busy clinicians who are interested in research but want to know more about research. 

Teachers on the course include: 

  • Caroline Sabin, Professor of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology
  • Shema Tariq, Clinical Research Fellow /Honorary Consultant in Sexual Health and HIV
  • Stuart Flanagan, Honorary Associate Professor

This intensive four-day short course will help you develop your research skills. Many of the teaching examples used on the course are from infectious diseases and sexual health, but the principles can be applied to any discipline.

It's been designed to meet the specific needs of busy healthcare and third sector workers who want to know more about research. After completing the course you'll be better able to conduct, appraise and interpret research. You'll be able to use research in your clinical practice and in other settings, and be able to disseminate your learning to others.

This course will cover: principles of formulating a research question and designing a study; qualitative, quantitative, mixed research methods; the principles of statistical design and analysis; working with data; the principles of systematic review; questionnaire design patient and public involvement in research; the principles of health economics; an overview of research in low and middle income countries; research governance, ethical approval and good practice in research; presenting at conferences and getting papers published translating research in to policy.

Registration link: D01 Research Methods Course 2023 | UCL Online Store

Cost: £650 (reduced rate £550 available for full time students/unwaged/peers/people also booked on the remote research methods course).  

Please email if you have any questions.