Starting Research Workshop 2021

Programme

09:15-09:20
Welcome & Introduction
Sophie Hyndman, Deputy Director RDS South Central

09:20-09:40
Routes into Research
Sarah Brien, Principal Research Fellow & Portsmouth Site Lead, RDS South Central & Sophie Hyndman

09:40-10:00
What makes a good research question?
Jane Vennik, Senior Research Adviser, RDS South Central

10:00-10:30
Establishing the evidence-gap: libraries, literature searches & systematic reviews
Christine Keen, Adviser in Health Research Information, RDS East Midlands

10.30-10.40
COMFORT BREAK

10.40-11:00
First steps in research: a personal account
Eileen Morrow, successful PCAF applicant and Orthotist, Oxford Gait Laboratory, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust

11:00-11:20
How to find a good supervisor

Sophie Hyndman

11:20-11:40
An introduction to PPI
Claire Schwartz, PPI Manager NIHR Oxford & Thames Valley Applied Research Collaboration & Polly Kerr, PPI Manager, Oxford Biomedical Research Centre

11:40-11:50
COMFORT BREAK

11.50-12.30
PANEL: Finding training and funding to develop research ideas

  • Chair: Sophie Hyndman
  • Sarah Brien, Selection Committee Member, HEE-NIHR Pre-doctoral Fellowships
  • Rachel Evley, RDS East Midlands (training & funding opportunities in East Midlands)
  • Kay Mitchell, Associate Director, Southampton Academy of Research & Career Development Lead for Southampton Biomedical Research Centre (BRC)
  • Katherine Tucker, Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) Training / Career Development Lead
  • Kelly Adams, Workforce Development Lead, Wessex Clinical Research Network
  • Kinda Ibrahim, Associate Academic Career Development Lead for ARC Wessex
  • Nana Theodorou, Head of Research & Innovation, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS (small grants)
  • Liz Tunbridge, Training Lead, Oxford Health BRC
  • Helen Walthall, Director of Nursing & Midwifery Research & Innovation, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Chris Pugh, Director, Oxford University Clinical Academic Graduate School (OUCAGS) & Chair, Oxfordshire Health Services Research Committee
  • Karen Bell, NIHR Oxford BRC Training and Education Manager

12.35-13:20
PANEL: Sources of other support for undertaking research

  • Chair: Sophie Hyndman
  • Zoe Davey, HEE-NIHR ICA Internship Programme Manager for Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire & Berkshire region & Frimley ICS, OxInMAHR, Oxford Brookes University
  • Rachel Evley, RDS East Midlands
  • Emma King, Wessex REACH
  • Nana Theodorou, Head of Research & Innovation, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS
  • Katerina Samouri-Christodoulos, Thames Valley & South Midlands Clinical Research Network (CRN) Study Support Service
  • Ugochi Nwulu, Senior Programme Manager (Incubators), NIHR
  • Nia Roberts, Oxford Healthcare Libraries
  • Stephen Zingwe, Research & Development Manager, Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

13.20-13.30
Next steps
Issy Reading, RDS South Central

14.30-16.00
One-to-ones with RDS advisers (pre-arranged)