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Good Clinical Practice in Medical Devices Research (ISO14155)

This course is aimed at Investigators, Research Nurses and other personnel who are planning to conduct (or actively engaged in) a clinical investigation of a medical device. Course contents include: Medical Device Definitions and Classification Regulation and Governance Conduct of Device Investigations PI Responsibilities Quality in Clinical Investigations (Monitoring/ Audit) & Safety Reporting. Date:  Wednesday […]

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Currently recruiting for MSc Clinical Trials (online), UCC

The HRB Clinical Research Facility is currently recruiting for its three year part-time, MSc Clinical Trials (online). The programme will commence with the Postgraduate Certificate Clinical Trials in September 2019.   This Postgraduate Certificate Clinical Trials is designed to give a competitive advantage for those wishing to pursue a career in clinical trials in the […]

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An introduction to the Julia programming language

An introduction to the Julia programming language 1 pm Tuesday, 11th June WGB G13 The CRF-C and Cork R-Users are delighted to welcome Avik Sengupta to UCC where he will give an introduction to the Julia programming language. Light refreshments will be served should you wish to continue the discussion with Avik afterwards.   About […]

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Fair Data Management

Brendan Palmer of the HRB CRF-C, shares his experience of participating in the GO-FAIR training programme and the value gained by data stewardship among the research community.   https://blog.hrbopenresearch.org/2019/03/29/fair-data-management-a-new-funding-requirement-but-a-pre-existing-research-necessity/

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IRNN Study Day 13th June 2019 – Registration Open

The IRNN are holding a study day in UCC on 13th June next on applied and practical learning for excellence in clinical research practice. EventBrite is now open for registration: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/irnn-study-day-applied-and-practical-learning-for-excellence-in-clinical-research-practice-tickets-60721204758   Please click on the following link for agenda and details of speakers and topics Applied and practical learning for excellence in clinical research […]

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[R workshop] 3-day course for beginners

[R workshop] 3-day workshop for beginners Friday 15th – Sunday 17th March Limited places     As part of a University College Cork Teaching & Learning Research and Enhancement Fund, we are delighted to offer a 3-day introduction to the statistical language R. This course is free to attend and will take place in the […]

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2019 HRB-TMRN SWAT award

Dear Colleagues, The HRB Trail Methodology Research Network (HRB-TMRN) recently opened the 2019 HRB-TMRN SWAT award scheme. To date, the HRB-TMRN has funded six SWATs investing €60,000 in developing this initiative nationally. In 2019 the network will provide further funding for one SWAT award. This award is worth up to €25,000 (to include 25% institutional […]

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The START (Schools Teaching Awareness of Randomised Trials) competition

Dear Colleagues The START (Schools Teaching Awareness of Randomised Trials) competition is run by the Health Research Board – Trials Methodology Research Network (HRB-TRMN) to celebrate International Clinical Trials Day (on May 20th). This event marks the anniversary of the first well-documented randomised clinical trial which took place in 1747 in the British Navy. The […]

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RStudio

R is a programming language and free software environment for data analysis and exploration. User instruction in R is often limited to course specific...

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SRL Research

A leading Irish scientific research firm, SRL Research, has partnered with UCC to help the pharmaceutical industry make medications more palatable and easier to swallow.

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College of Medicine and Health Research Day

A very successful College of Medicine and Health Research day was held on Thursday 13th June 2013 at the Western Gateway Building. The theme of this year’s conference was - The HRB Clinical Research Facility at UCC: Meeting Challenges in Patient Focused Research.

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Introduction to Clinical Research

The HRB CRF-C will host a full-day course on "Introduction to Clincial Research" As part of the HRB CRF-C celebrations of international Clinical Trials day we are offering free places to the first 5 people who apply!

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Clinical Innovation Award 2018

Have you identified an unmet clinical need? Do you have an innovative idea that could meet this need and become a commercial product? Would you like to work with Enterprise Ireland and Cleveland Clinic to develop the commercial potential of your idea?

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OrthoXel Announce World’s First Patient Surgical Implantation of Apex Tibial Nailing System at Cork University Hospital and Dynamic Plans for Growth

OrthoXel a Cork based innovative orthopaedic trauma company, pioneering the use of enhanced fracture fixation to stimulate callus formation with the goal to reduce healing time, is delighted to announce that following United States FDA 510k clearance and European CE mark approval, the first patient in Cork University Hospital Trauma Centre has had the Apex Tibial Nail implanted.

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Pharmacovigilance Workshop

he Quality and Regulatory Department of the Clinical Research Facility-Cork at the HRB-Clinical Research Facility, UCC will be running a free workshop on Pharmacovigilance for HPRA Regulated IMP Studies.

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International Clinical Trials Day- 20th May 2016

To celebrate International Clinical Trials Day, the HRB – Clinical Research Facility – Cork (HRB CRF-C) will host an information stand for the general public in the Cardiac Renal Tower of the Cork University Hospital from 11am to 3pm on 20th May 2016.

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Grand Opening

The HRB Clinical Research Facility Cork was opened by Dr James Reilly TD, Minister for Health, at the Mercy University Hospital in Cork on 5 March 2012.

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Investigator Responsibilities for HPRA Regulated Studies.

n association with the newly established Health Research Board – Trials Methodology Research Network (HRB-TMRN), the Clinical Research Facility, Cork are holding a One Day Event, comprising of a series of talks associated with Investigator Responsibilities for HPRA (formerly the IMB) Regulated Studies

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ICH-GCP Training Course

Máire McCarthy, Quality Monitor at the HRB-Clinical Research Facility, UCC will be running an ICH-GCP training course which will take place on Tuesday 3rd February from 9.30am until 1.00 pm.The course will include a brief introduction to the Drug Development Process, Principles of ICH-GCP, Investigator Responsibilities and Essential Documents.

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ICH-GCP Training Courses 2015

The Quality and Regulatory Affairs Department of the HRB-Clinical Research Facility, UCC will be running ICH-GCP training courses throughout 2015. The courses will run on the following dates at University College Cork:

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Good Clinical Practice Course

Dr Ruben Keane, Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs of the HRB-Clinical Research Facility, UCC will be running an ICH-GCP training course which will take place on Tuesday 21st October from 9.30am until 1.00 pm.

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Good Clinical Practice Course 17th June

Dr Ruben Keane, Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs of the HRB-Clinical Research Facility, UCC will be running an ICH-GCP training course which will take place on Wednesday 23rd July from 9.30am until 1.00 pm.

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HRB CRF-C / ICRIN COURSES

The HRB CRF-C’s newly appointed Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Dr. Ruben Keane, recently held a Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training course in the Western Gateway Building in UCC.

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Subclinical Hypothyroidism

Dr Audrey Russell, General Practice Clinical Academic Fellow, explains the background to an EU-funded multi-centre, randomised, controlled trial of the treatment of subclinical hypothyroidism in the over-65s (TRUST), which is being run out of the new Clinical Research Facility in Mercy University Hospital, Cork.

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Talk on randomised trials with a focus on design/methodological aspects

The Clinical Research Facility, Cork, is delighted to welcome Professor Colin Baigent, Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit, University of Oxford, on March 12th . Professor Baigent will deliver a talk on randomised trials with a focus on design/methodological aspects. The talk will be at 5.30pm in Brookfield Health Sciences Complex (Room G 06).

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National Clinical Research Framework

referred to as the National Clinical Research Framework (NCRF), meant to enhance Ireland’s capacity for conducting innovative high quality clinical research for the benefit of people’s health and the economy.

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