Starting Research Workshop

What is it?

A half-day online workshop for those who are interested in research but don’t know how to get going.

This may be of particular interest to those applying for a research-related internship or pre-doctoral fellowship as they start a clinical academic career.


The Starting Research workshop took take place on on Thursday 22 September 2022. Videos of the presentations will be available on our YouTube channel. The accompanying handouts booklet and worksheets are available here.

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This workshop will cover:

  • What makes a good research question
  • Establishing the evidence-gap: libraries, literature searches & reviews
  • Finding a good supervisor
  • An introduction to patient & public involvement
  • Finding training and funding to develop research ideas
  • Sources of other support for undertaking research
  • Taking first steps in research

Who should attend?

This event is relevant to health care professionals, social care and public health practitioners who are thinking about research.

Whilst much of what will be presented and discussed will be of general use, panels are likely to consist of people with specific knowledge concerning training, funding and other support available in South Central (including Wessex) and East Midlands regions.

When is it?

We don’t have a date in the diary yet for the next Starting Research event. The last one took place on 22 September 2022. Check back again soon, or sign up to our mailing list for the latest updates.