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Our Anglia Ruskin Nursing Research Unit (ARNRU) has an active programme of meetings and training events.

15th September 2016 (9am to 10am) - Webinar – “Getting started with research”

During this webinar attendees will be provided with an overview of the key issues to consider when planning a research project.  This webinar will be of most interest to those new to research and will be facilitated by an experienced researcher.  For more information about the webinar or to book a place visit Eventbrite.

13th October 2016 (9am to 10am) Webinar – “The practical application of ethical principles in research

During this webinar attendees will consider the practical application of the seven ethical principles underpinning research.  This webinar will be of interest to anyone involved in research and will be facilitated by an experienced researcher and NHS Research Ethics Committee Chair.  For more information about the webinar or to book a place visit Eventbrite.

18th October 2016 (2pm to 4pm) Cambridge - 5th ARNRU Research Seminar
“Proactive Assessment of Obesity Risk during Infancy (ProAsk)”

Professor Sarah Redsell (Professor of Public Health at Anglia Ruskin University) and colleagues will speak about this collaborative research project exploring whether parents would like to know if their baby might become an overweight child.  Professor Redsell’s presentation will be followed by doctoral student presentations.  For more information about this Research Seminar and to book a place visit Eventbrite.

16th November 2016 (9am to 10am) - Webinar – “Applying for ethical approval in the NHS”

During this webinar attendees will be provided with an overview of the key issues to consider when planning an application for an ethical opinion from a Research Ethics Committee (REC) in the NHS.  This webinar will be of interest to anyone planning to seek ethical approval and will be facilitated by an experienced researcher and NHS REC Chair.  For more information about the webinar or to book a place visit Eventbrite.

15th December 2016 (9am to 10am) - Webinar – “Recruitment and retention of research participants”

During this webinar attendees will consider some factors that could improve recruitment and retention of participants in research.  This webinar will be of interest to anyone recruiting human participants to their research and will be facilitated by an experienced researcher and NHS Research Ethics Committee Chair.  For more information about the webinar or to book a place visit Eventbrite.

24th January 2017 (10am to 12pm) Chelmsford - 6th ARNRU Research Seminar
“Stress in the workplace”

The impact of stress in the workplace is frequently underestimated by practitioners and by those managing them.  In this Research Seminar Dr Andy McVicar and colleagues will report on their research into stress in the workplace.  The seminar will also include a number of presentations from doctoral students.  For more information about this Research Seminar and to book a place visit Eventbrite.

22nd February 2017 (9am to 10am) - Webinar – “Writing for publication”

During this webinar attendees will be provided with an overview of the key issues to consider when preparing a paper for publication in a journal.  This webinar will be of interest to anyone writing a paper for publication and will be facilitated by an Editor from the ‘Journal of Clinical Nursing’.  For more information about the webinar or to book a place visit Eventbrite.

22nd March 2017 (9am to 10am) - Webinar – “Preparing a conference poster”

During this webinar attendees will consider the some of the key issues to consider when preparing a poster reporting research findings at a conference or academic meeting.  This webinar will be of interest to anyone planning to share their research in this way and will be facilitated by an experienced researcher.  For more information about the webinar or to book a place visit Eventbrite.

18th April 2017 (10am to 12pm) - Chelmsford - 7th ARNRU Research Seminar
“Rapid Research”

At this Research Seminar a series of researchers will each get only five minutes and three slides to present their research.  There will be a prize for the best presentation, which will be nominated by the audience.  For more information about this Research Seminar and to book a place visit Eventbrite.

20th April 2017 (9am to 10am) - Webinar – “Applying for research funding”

In the current financial climate, applying for research funding can be a real challenge.  During this webinar attendees will consider some of the key issues to consider when identifying and applying for research funding.  An experienced researcher, who has been successful in winning research funding, will facilitate the webinar.  For more information about the webinar or to book a place visit Eventbrite.

18th May 2017 (9am to 10am) - Webinar – “Using social media in research”

Social media has introduced useful new tools for researchers.  During this webinar attendees will consider how social media might be used during recruitment, during data collection and during dissemination.  An experienced researcher and champion of social media will facilitate this webinar.  For more information about the webinar or to book a place visit Eventbrite.

29th June 2017 (9am to 10am) - Webinar – “Patient and public involvement in research”

Patient and public involvement (PPI) in research has become a key part of planning, conducting and reporting research.  During this webinar attendees will consider some of the key issues to consider when planning PPI in research.  For more information about the webinar or to book a place visit Eventbrite.

5th July 2017 (2pm to 4pm) Cambridge - 8th ARNRU Research Seminar
“Falls in the frail elderly”

Dr Leslie Gelling and members of the Falls Research Group will present their current research on falls in the frail elderly in hospital and community settings.  For more information about this Research Seminar and to book a place visit Eventbrite.

  1. All the Webinars will be hosted using Adobe Connect, which is freely and easily accessible through the Internet.  After booking you will be sent the link needed to join the Webinar.
  2. There will be no charge for attending any of these events.
  3. For more information about any of these events or to learn more about the Anglia Ruskin Nursing Research Unit contact ARNRU@anglia.ac.uk