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Essential research management

Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC)

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 from 09:45 to 16:00

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
AMRC member charity   more info 18 Jan 2017 £127.50 £0.00
AMRC member charity second delegate   more info 18 Jan 2017 £87.50 £0.00
Non-member 18 Jan 2017 £318.75 £0.00

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Event Details

A one-day training workshop on the fundamentals of research management for new research administrators and research managers.

Who's it for?

New research managers and grant administrators working at AMRC member charities and for research staff at charities new to AMRC. 

What we'll cover

  • Awarding grants - the AMRC principles of peer review
  • How medical research charities make those principles work in their organisations
  • The importance of working to a research strategy  
  • Involving patients and the public in research 
  • Methods for research and impact evaluation
  • Research and impact communications 
  • You’ll also get a chance to meet others working in your field, and become part of our network of research managers and administrators.

Key aims

  • You will gain a good understanding of the core principles and stages of research management at AMRC member charities.
  • You will learn from speakers from member charities how those principles work in practice so that you can gain practical advice on issues relating to research management.
  • You will have the opportunity to network with people working at other charities and with AMRC staff.

Full Agenda

  • 9.45am

    Registration and refreshments

    10.00am

    Welcome

    10.10am

    Networking session

    Session 1: The theory of peer review

    10.40am

    AMRC principles of peer review

    Andy Clempson - Senior Research Policy Manager, AMRC

    Suzanne Rix - Research Data Officer, AMRC

    11.20am

    Questions and discussion panel

    11.30am

    Refreshment break

    Session 2: Strategy and peer review in practice

    11.45am

    Why charities need a research strategy

    James Cusack – Research Director, Autistica

    12.05pm

    Peer review in practice

    Leanne Reynolds -  Head of Research, Pancreatic Cancer UK

    12.35pm

    Questions and discussion panel

    12.45pm

    Lunch

    Session 3: Public and patient involvement in research

    Chris MacDonald - Research Involvement Manager, Arthritis Research UK

    1.30pm

    What is PPI, why is it important and how can medical research charities involve patients.

    1.50pm

    Workshop session on PPI in Practice

    2.45pm

    Refreshment break

    Session 4: Research evaluation and communications  

    3.00pm

    Evaluating research impact

    Rachel Burden - Research Data Analyst, AMRC

    3.20pm

     Research and impact communications

    Emily Burns - Research Communications Manager, Diabetes UK

    3.45pm

    Wrap up: Final questions and discussion

    3.55pm

    Concluding remarks

    4.00pm

    Programme concludes

 

Cancellation policy

  • You can request a refund though your Eventbrite account.
  • Credit cannot be transferred between events, you may cancel and book on a different event.
  • If you cancel more than 10 working days before the event, we will issue a full refund.
  • If you cancel less than 10 working days before the event, we will issue a partial refund and charge you £50.
  • Please note, if the order was placed more than six months ago, your card details will no longer be stored with Eventbrite. AMRC can issue an offline refund, which will incur an admin fee of £50.

 

Do you have questions about Essential research management? Contact Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC)

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Charles Darwin House
12 Roger Street
London
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 from 09:45 to 16:00


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Organiser

Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC)

AMRC is the national membership organisation of leading medical and health research charities.

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