Research methods

Our Research Methods courses provide training for researchers in key skills. Find out about our Spring 2022 series of events.

King’s Health Partners Summer Research Studentships

The King’s College London Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine; Faculty of Dentistry, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences, and the NIHR Guy’s and St Thomas’ Biomedical Research Centre are pleased to launch the 2022 King’s Health Partners Summer Research Studentships programme. Find out more.

Good Clinical Practice Training

This half-day course provides an informal, but intensive, overview of the fundamentals of Good Clinical Practice (GCP).  The training is based on the principles of GCP and The Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) Amended Regulations 2006, which have transposed the EU Clinical Trials and Good Clinical Practice Directives into UK Law.

Good Clinical Practice refresher training

This two hour course is mandatory for anyone involved in trials sponsored, co-sponsored or hosted by any of King’s Health Partners who attended the half day course on Good Clinical Practice and Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) Regulations and Amendments two years ago or more.

To book a place and check dates for GCP and GCP refresher please go to the King’s Health Partners Clinical Trials Office webpage.

For further queries please contact the KHP Clinical Trials training team.

Human Tissue Act and Consent Training Course

King’s College London runs a half-day training course for those who need to be trained to take consent for research studies where any human material is acquired. The session provides background on;

  • The Human Tissue Act
  • The Human Tissue Authority
  • Practical implications of complying with HTA licence conditions
  • Legal aspects of seeking consent
  • Guidance on materials needed for informed consent
  • Guidelines for ensuring that the participant is informed and fully understands the study and implications of participation.

All personnel who have successfully completed the training will be added to the HTA and Consent training register. Please contact Cheryl Gillett for session dates and to book a place.

King’s College London’s Centre for Doctoral Studies Training Programme

The Centre for Doctoral Studies provides training and development opportunities for doctoral research students at King’s. These opportunities are mainly focused around transferable and generic skills. Find out more on the King’s College London website.

King’s College London’s Health Sciences Doctoral Training Centre

The HSDTC delivers a bespoke programme of training in research methods and skills, communication and impact, and careers and employability, for doctoral research students in the Health Faculties at King’s. Find out more on the King’s College London website.