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EASD Robert Turner Clinical Research Training Course

9 - 12 April 2024 in Oxford, UK

Are you a junior doctor interested in diabetes research? Have you just started your research fellowship? Do you need training in clinical research design and analysis? Does your statistical training need an update?

Then you should register by 15 December 2023 for the next EASD Robert Turner Clinical Research Training Course!

The EASD Robert Turner Clinical Research Training Course is a face-to-face, 4-day course, hosted by Oxford University’s Clinical Departments and will be held in Oxford, UK for young physicians with a research interest in endocrinology and diabetes providing the basic training for clinical studies. The course is sponsored by Lilly Diabetes and EASD.

Design clinical experiments in diabetes/endocrinology

Deliver a clinical experiment

Be introduced to and use “R” for big data analysis

Immersive course in Oxford, accommodation at Keble College

Brush-up your statistics

Join the international group of Robert Turner Course alumni

Criteria and eligibility for the course

The course provides an introduction to research in the fields of clinical diabetes/endocrinology including sessions on 'Introduction and use of 'R' for data analysis'.

Applications are welcomed from clinically qualified physicians who are considering or have recently begun clinical research but have not received a higher (post-graduate) qualification.

Applicants should be members of EASD and have received their medical degree not more than 7 years before 1st January 2024.

Participants must attend in Oxford, be conversant with Word and Excel and be able to share their email addresses with fellow course attendees.

Cost of the course

The registration fee for the course is Euro 240. Costs of accommodation and most meals are included in the registration fee.

Travel costs are not covered; participants should make applications to their own local organisations for travel funding.

Application procedures

Interested candidates should submit their application to Mrs Mary Hata:

The application must include the following:

  • A curriculum vitae giving your age, current professional address (with email address) and full details of education and academic and/or clinical career to date. There should be a complete list of publications and mention of any meetings or workshops attended.
  • A one-page letter describing how you meet the requirements for the Course including current research interests and a brief explanation of how you think that the Course will help your research.
  • A one page letter of support from your Head of Department indicating your suitability for the Course. This letter should also describe the department’s activities in clinical research.
  • EASD membership number and proof of current membership.

All information will be treated confidentially and will be shared with the Robert Turner Course Steering Group who will make the selection.

Deadline for applications: 15 December 2023.