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Research Collaboration Day

Our first in-person event is just around the corner. Join us in Derby for a day of education and networking. See below for bookings and the outline of the day

Join us.

Tuesday 30th May

Derby Royal Hospital

5 hrs CPD application with the ROCA in progress

Submit a competition entry

Do you have a fantastic research idea you are yet to get underway? Not sure where to start? We are looking for novel ideas to be presented at our guidance panel for review. The best project concept will be awarded a prize. For questions and submissions email:

Outline of the day

Morning Sessions

The Importance of Collaboration with Dr Lorraine de Gray, Dean of the Faculty of Pain Medicine

Collaborating with Universities - and NHS perspective (Dr Shiva Tripathi) and undertaking a PhD - Richard Bewick. 

How to set up a PPI Group, experiences from Pain Medicine and Paediatrics Dr Beatrice Bretheron and Dr K Phoong

How to effectively collaborate with industry as an NHS clinician - Roundtable discussion with industry leaders - learn how to engage with and develop your own projects with the support of industry.

Afternoon Sessions

​Clinical research Networks and how they can support your career development as a non academic trainee (NIHR fellowships, consultant funding, career service)- Karen Pearson and Brian Crosby ​

  • PainTrain pocket project - how to get involved

  • Competition: present your project idea, peer review from expert panel. 

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