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  • lifestylematters

    Lifestyle Matters Trial Update

    Read more to be updated on the Lifestyle Matters Trial

  • Recruitment and Retention to Randomised Controlled Trials

    Read here to find out more about the Recruitment and Retention paper.

  • acute

    ACUTE Trial Update



    International Clinical Trials Day #IAMRESEARCH

    International Clinical Trials Day #IAMRESEARCH

  • stepwise


    Stepwise Trial retains 82% of participants at 12 months

    The STructured Lifestyle Education for People with SchizophrEnia (STEPWISE) trial is testing the clinical cost effectiveness of a tailored weight management programme for people living with psychosis. The trial recruited to time and target with 414 (104%) participants to the education programme or usual care. Of these, 338 (82%) participants provided weight (primary outcome) at 12 months post-randomisation. The final report will be submitted to NIHR (HTA 12/28/05) in September 2017.

    The CTRU project team includes: study management - Rebecca Gossage-Worrall and Lizzie Swaby; Data Management - Amanda Loban, Kirsty Pemberton, Emily Turton with specialist data support from Simon Waterhouse; trial support - Heather Dakin; and grantholders - Daniel Hind and Mike Bradburn. More details can be found on the project webpage.

  • ctru

    Clinical Trials Unit Celebrate 10th Birthday!

    The Clinical Trials Unit celebrate their 10th birthday!

    In January 2017 the CTRU celebrated their 10th birthday!  The trials unit was established in 2006 with 3 staff, Cindy Cooper, Karen Beck and Tim Chater.  Since 2006 the unit has consistently expanded and now employs a total of 54 staff.  The 10 year celebration event gave staff the opportunity to showcase current and previous research to all colleagues from ScHARR.

  • heatherdakin

    Second Sight

    'Second Sight': New Staff Development Course

  • jtd

    Journeying through Dementia

    Journeying through Dementia - exploring how to help people live well with dementia. 

  • jeremydawson

    Congratulations to Jeremy Dawson

    Jeremy Dawson has raised £7,800 for Alzheimers Society and CHICKS (Country Holidays for Inner City Kids) by playing cellos on or under 58 piers in 14 days, despite a range of weather!

  • munyadimairo

    The ACE Project

    Dr Munya Dimario won a small grant (£50k) funded by the NIHR CTU Support Funding to develop a reporting guidance tailored for adaptive designs. ScHARR co-applicants are Jon Nicholl, Steven Julious and Daniel Hind.

  • ScHARR Public Involvement Group

    Read more about the ScHARR Public Involvement Group here.

  • Congratulations to Dan and Lizzie!

    Dan Beever and Lizzie Swaby awarded ScHARR Research Stimulation Prize.

  • tim chater

    Congratulations to Tim Chater!

    Tim Chater has recently being appointed to the UKCRC Information Systems Operating Group’s core steering committee: This is “a network of academic clinical trials units who have been assessed by an international panel of experts in clinical trials research”.

  • StephenWalters

    Congratulations to Stephen Walters

    Congratulations to Stephen on winning the ScHARR Teaching Award for the academic year 2015-2016. The reward is given in recognition of continued excellence and inspiration in teaching and learning and/or learner support in ScHARR.

  • munya dimario

    Congratulations to Munya Dimairo!

    Munya Dimairo collects his PhD at the January 2017 graduation.