GOSH BRC Virtual Academic Training Event

4 Mar 2021 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The National Institute for Health Research Great Ormond Street Hospital Biomedical Research Centre (NIHR GOSH BRC) is hosting its Virtual Academic Training Event on Thursday 4th March 2021.

This exciting event will bring together early career researchers from across different specialities and disciplines within GOSH and ICH and will provide attendees with an insight into how to develop and structure a research project and grant application.

You will also participate in an interactive virtual breakout session led by an experienced senior researcher to discuss the issues and challenges in setting up a research programme.

This full day event features eminent speakers from GOSH and ICH covering a range of research topics. Experts in patient and public involvement and engagement (PPIE), research nursing and commercialisation will also be available to provide advice to delegates in the workshop sessions.

Preliminary programme (subject to change)

10.00am - Welcome
Session Speaker
Case study presentations - personal reflections from researchers who have recently set up their own research programmes Dr Conor McCann, Senior Research Fellow, UCL GOS Institute of Child Health

Dr Lola Solebo, National Institute of Health Research Clinician Scientist, UCL GOS Institute of Child Health
Research area presentation - Gene Therapy Dr Claire Booth, Mahboubian Senior Clinical Lecturer in Gene Therapy, UCL GOS Institute of Child Health
Research area presentation - Surgery Professor Paolo De Coppi, Professor of Paediatric Surgery, UCL GOS Institute of Child Health
Research area presentation – Mixed Methods Professor Faith Gibson, Deputy Chief Nurse for Research, Nursing and Allied Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital and Professor of Child Health and Cancer Care, University of Surrey
Research area presentation - Biomarkers Professor Lucy Wedderburn, Professor and Consultant of Paediatric Rheumatology, UCL GOS Institute of Child Health, and Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust
Research area presentation - Data Science Professor Neil Sebire, Chief Research Information Officer, Great Ormond Street Hospital
Breakout sessions - setting up your own research programme in one of the five research areas above All delegates and speakers
4.00pm - Event Close

How to Apply

Early career researchers from across different specialities and disciplines within GOSH and ICH are welcome to apply, including clinical, non-clinical, nursing and all other healthcare professionals. We are looking for attendees who are fully committed to participating in the virtual event, who will actively engage in the interactive programme and who will most likely benefit from attending the event. You do not need to have had prior links with the BRC to be eligible to apply.

The event is free to attend, however due to nature of the sessions; space is limited to 30 attendees. The mixed methods and data science breakout sessions are now full and we are therefore looking for attendees who would be interested in participating in the breakout session in the afternoon focusing on either gene therapy, surgery or biomarkers.

BRC Academic Training Event Expression of Interest Form (800.8 KB)

Please complete the and submit to brc@gosh.nhs.uk by Friday 22nd January. The Event Steering Committee will review the EOI forms and will select attendees based on who is most likely to benefit from attending the event. We will contact all researchers who have expressed an interest in attending the event by the end of January to confirm whether they have a place.