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Metro South Health offers a range of research education, training and information sessions.
The Centres for Health Research (CHR) presents a regular series of 30 minute seminars on a variety of research topics designed to broaden the individual’s understanding of the processes underpinning the conduct of research within Metro South Health. Clinicians, researchers and clinical trial coordinators are welcome to attend. No RSVP required. We look forward to seeing you at these brief but informative sessions, held in either seminar rooms 2004 or 2003 of the Translational Research Institute (TRI).
View the TRI events listing.
View previous seminars such as:
The Metro South Health Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) and Research Governance Offices offer a monthly ‘Drop-in session’ to provide tailored guidance on the ethical clearance and research governance authorisation processes. These sessions are an opportunity for both novice and seasoned researchers to discuss specific elements of their research project.
The Metro South Health Biostatistics Service offers a range of one on one services to Metro South Health clinicians and researchers on a range of topics including:
A resident biostatistician is available for consultations every weekday with waiting times ranging from a few days to a fortnight depending on current demand, and can provide advice on:
The provider for this service is the Queensland Facility for Advanced Bioinformatics (QFAB), University of Queensland. Bookings and enquiries can be made directly on QFAB’s website and the biostatistician can be contacted via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition, the service holds a biostatistics seminar series at least once a year. See below for more information.
This service is funded by the Metro South Health Study, Education and Research Trust Account (SERTA).
Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training is offered through a variety of external providers:
When completing available online courses it is important to register online and complete the course in its entirety.
It is also recommended that researchers access the GCP in Australia guidelines and tools to provide further guidance and assistance.
PowerTrials training is offered through LEAPOnline – please view the PTF2 Metro South Health PowerTrials WBT eLearning Module using the username and password provided.
PowerTrials Quick Reference Guides are also available through Metro South Digital.