Date/Time
Date(s) - 05/03/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location
NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College London
16th Floor, Tower Wing, Guy’s Hospital, Great Maze Pond


Course description

This session will explain the basic concepts of key study designs such as observational and experimental and illustrate why different studies are used to answer different research questions.  An introduction to the Equator Network will be provided so that researchers can be familiar with publication standards which exist for different types of study.

  • Learning objectives

    By the end of the session, participants should be able to:

    • To appreciate that there are many different study designs
    • To understand the terminology used in classifying study design and to understand why different approaches are used for different research questions
    • To be aware of the Equator network and how it can help researchers ensure that their studies are robustly designed.

    About the trainer

    Dr Catey Bunce is a Reader in Medical Statistics at King’s College London.

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