Designing Qualitative Research for Randomised Controlled Trials

1 day course:  Monday, 20th April 2020

Dates

1 day course: Monday, 20th April 2020

Times

Start: 8:45am for Registration and Refreshments, with a prompt 9:15 am course start.

Finish: 5pm

Fees

£279 - Early Bird Rate (including copy of text book, details below) - For bookings received on or before 11pm on Thursday, 20th February 2020.
£379 - Standard Rate (including copy of text book, details below) - For bookings received on or before 11pm on Monday, 6th April 2020, or when the course reaches full capacity, whichever is soonest.

£145 - ScHARR Only Staff/Student Rate (including copy of text book) - Please contact Karen Holden at scharr-scu@sheffield.ac.uk, to discuss and confirm your eligibility.

Bookings will automatically close at 11pm on Monday, 6th April 2020.

Booking and Payment

This new and exciting ScHARR short course is now live on our Online Store, where all of our ScHARR short course bookings are initially processed.  Payment or Purchase Order details are required at the time of booking (Credit/Debit Card or PayPal is accepted).

If your employer is paying your fees, and they would prefer to be invoiced, please ensure you have your Purchase Order details before making your booking.  Bookings are not confirmed until receipt of the purchase order has been confirmed at scharr-scu@sheffield.ac.uk.

If you have any queries relating to fees and payment, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Venue

Halifax Hall Hotel and Conference Centre,

Endcliffe Vale Road,

Sheffield.

S10 3ER.

www.halifaxhall.co.uk

Accommodation and Meals

Refreshments and lunch will be provided for the duration of this one day course.

Accommodation is not included in the course fee.  We do however have a preferential rate of £70 per night at Halifax Hall and £50 per night at our new Jonas Hotel.  Details of how to book these, will be provided in your confirmation email upon receipt of your booking.

Contact

For further information please do not hesitate to contact us via email at scharr-scu@sheffield.ac.uk

or call +44 (0)114 222 2968.

Focus

Researchers often use qualitative research before or during randomised controlled trials (RCTs) of complex interventions. We will focus on designing the qualitative research, paying attention to writing relevant parts of a grant application. We will take people through the key issues to consider, drawing on real world examples from our own practice as lead investigators, clinical triallists, qualitative researchers, and Research Design Service advisors. We will NOT focus on how to do qualitative research in general or how to do RCTs.

Who will benefit from the course?

  • People planning to design qualitative research with RCTs,
  • People leading qualitative research with RCTs,
  • People working with qualitative researchers on RCTs.

Course Materials

Course Materials will be provided via a Delegate Course Website approximately 1 week prior to the course start date. Hard copies of exercises will be provided throughout the course as necessary. Hard copies of PowerPoint presentations will not be provided, but these can be printed by delegates before the start of the course via the Delegate Course Website.

A copy of the 2018 book ‘A practical guide to using qualitative research with randomised controlled trials’ by A O’Cathain, will also be provided, and is included in the course fees.

Faculty

Professor Alicia O'Cathain is the course leader for this 1 day short course.

Dr Danny Hind

Dr Lizzie Coates

Dr Sarah Drabble