The topics include: research questions, study designs, statistical considerations, sample size calculations, clinimetric properties of outcome measures, intervention design, research registration, sampling, blinding, and reporting of research. Most topics in the PREPARE Trial guide will be covered.Aim and content
This course is free of charge for PhD students at Danish universities (except Copenhagen Business School), and for PhD students at graduate schools in the other Nordic countries. All other participants must pay the course fee.
Anyone can apply for the course, but if you are not a PhD student, you will be placed on the waiting list for the course until enrollment deadline. After the deadline of enrollment, available seats will be allocated to students on the waiting list.
A student who has met the objectives of the course will be able to:
1. Better understand fundamental principles of designing, registering, and reporting of clinical research.
2. Better plan clinical research, including design, registration, and reporting.
3. Better reflect on how others have planned, conducted and reported clinical research.
PhD-students preferably newly enrolled. No special qualifications required.
Relevance to graduate programmes
The course is relevant to PhD students from the following graduate programmes at the Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences, UCPH:
Basic and Clinical Research in Musculoskeletal and Oral Sciences
Clinical Cancer Research
Lectures, group work, and short presentations by participants.
Thomas Bandholm, Professor, Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Copenhagen/Clinical Research Centre (056), Hvidovre Hospital, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kristian Thorborg, Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Copenhagen/Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hvidovre Hospital, email@example.com
Robin Christensen, Professor (University of Southern Denmark)
Marius Henriksen, Professor (University of Copenhagen)
Morten Tange Kristensen, Senior Researcher, (Hvidovre Hospital)
Michael Skovdal Rathleff, Associate Professor (Research Unit for General Practice, Aalborg)
Thomas Linding Jakobsen, Research Physical Therapist (Frederiksberg Municipality)
Steen Ladelund, Senior Researcher (Novo Nordisk)
Kristian Thorborg, Associate Professor (University of Copenhagen)
Thomas Bandholm, Professor (University of Copenhagen)
09.09 – 11.09 2019
Clinical Research Centre (056), Hvidovre Hospital
Please register before 8 August 2019
Seats to PhD students from other Danish universities will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and according to the applicable rules.
Applications from other participants will be considered after the last day of enrolment.
Note: All applicants are asked to submit invoice details in case of no-show, late cancellation or obligation to pay the course fee (typically non-PhD students). If you are a PhD student, your participation in the course must be in agreement with your principal supervisor.