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OCTRU is running a one-day course for those wishing to be a chief investigator on the design and conduct of clinical trials.

Aim: To provide those wishing to be a chief investigator with a greater understanding of how to design and conduct their own clinical trial and the secrets of a successful funding application.


Course objectives:

  • To understand how to develop a good research question
  • To explore the principles of good trial design
  • To know where to apply for trial funding
  • To understand how to write a successful funding application
  • To know how to effectively cost a trial
  • To understand the role of a Clinical Trials Unit


Venue: Botnar Research Centre, University of Oxford, Windmill Road, Oxford, OX3 7LF

Target audience: This course is specifically targeted at new investigators who would like to design and conduct their own trial but who have not yet successfully applied for funding.

Cost: £75 

CPD Credits: Approved by the Federation of the Royal College of Physicians for 5 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s)


Please note places are limited. Please email for further details.