Fundamentals of research

Face-to-face course

Study management and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) course

This accredited face-to-face course addresses study management and the Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines in an interactive format including hands-on workshops and small group discussions.

Face-to-face course

Principles of clinical research course

This one and a half day course introduces participants to the principles of clinical research. It includes lectures, interactive discussions, and workshops.

E-learning

Principles of clinical research course

This self-directed online course introduces participants to the principles of clinical research. It includes recorded lectures, interactive lessons and a forum.

E-learning

Outcome measures—Knowing what and how to measure

This e-learning module explains how to choose the right outcome measure to evaluate the effectiveness of a study treatment.

Webinar/lecture

Evidence, causality, and confounding

This lecture explains the importance of having a good study methodology to achieving valid study results.

Webinar/lecture

Evidence-based medicine in decision-making

This archived webinar discusses how evidence-based medicine (EBM) can benefit your medical decision-making.

Web link

Research fellowships

Information and links about research fellowships

Webinar/lecture

Ethical imperatives and guidelines

This lecture is an introduction to ethical imperatives and how they are linked to the field of research. It gives a broad overview of the most important imperatives and guidelines.

Webinar/lecture

Formulating a focused research question

This lecture explains the importance of having a well-defined research question and offers tools to develop a clinically relevant and manageable clinical research question.

Webinar/lecture

Study designs

This lecture presents the most commonly used study designs used for clinical research.

Powerpoint

Study designs

In this slide deck we will discuss the most frequently used study designs in clinical research.

FAQ

Study designs

Find the most frequently asked questions and related answers about study designs.

Webinar

Choosing the right animal model

In this webinar you will learn about the importance of selecting the most appropriate animal model for your translational research.

Web link

Translational research links

Read more about animal experimentation and the 3 R’s in translational research.

FAQ

Formulating a focused research question

Find the most frequently asked questions and related answers about formulating a focused research question.

PDF

Tips for better research

Practical tips on how to conduct clinical research

Webinar

Research mentorship

This webinar introduces you to the life-long process of mentoring.

Webinar/lecture

The patient’s perspective

This explainer video shows how to include the patient’s perspective during the planning phase of your study.

Podcast

Research Top Tips

Each episode of this podcast series takes a dive into a fundamental concept of scientific research in the area of spine.

Webinar/lecture

Infection models in research

In this webinar the experts in the field will discuss the translational research methodology for bone infection studies.

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