Training courses and events

Training Courses and Events

Internal Courses and Events

The BRC Clinical Academic Career Training Programme

This programme provides well-received support for clinician researchers throughout training, focusing upon our early career clinical researchers.  We will be holding a series of 'Meet the Funder' webinars, with representatives from the Academy of Medical Sciences, the Medical Research Council and Cancer Research UK. 

Register now for the following sessions.

4 December - Meet the funders: Medical Research Council
Medical Research Council (MRC) Programme Manager Kristina Harrison will discuss the different funding streams available to early career clinical researchers.

9 December - Meet the funders: Cancer Research UK
Research funding manager Vicky Walker will discuss CRUK fellowships and other funding streams

Entering and reviewing data with a MACRO database 

The Royal Marsden (Sutton) -  24 November, 19 December 2019
Sessions in Chelsea can be run upon request.

Email Judith Hamilton to register.

The 6th Royal Marsden Lung Cancer Symposium

The Royal College of Physicians, London  Wednesday 20 November 2019
A one-day symposium focusing on recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer. This conference will be of interest to any medical, nursing or other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment and management of patients with lung cancer.

The Royal Marsden Haemato-Oncology Study Day

The Royal Marsden (Chelsea), Thursday 21 November 2019
Exploring aspects of contemporary haemato-oncology practice delivered by a variety of clinicians working within the speciality

Practical Aspects of Conducting a Clinical Trial

The Royal Marsden (Sutton) - 2 December 2019
An opportunity to understand the regulations governing clinical trials, institutional policies and Standard Operating Procedures into day-today working.  Attendees will be able to relate the taught modules to their current role and gain an understanding of the impact that their job has on patient safety and data integrity; in turn re-enforcing Good Clinical Practice.  The course is available to all staff members both directly and indirectly involved in clinical trials.

Email Lisa Leavey to register

External Courses and Events

NIHR Regional Events

Find out more and register for NIHR-led events

CRUK ‘Demystifying Targeted Cancer Treatments

Free online course (MOOC) 

Academy of Medical Sciences Clinical Academics in Training Annual Conference (CATAC).

Autumn 2019
A cross-specialty event designed to bring clinical academic trainees together to present their work, meet one another and network with senior researchers

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CRUK ‘Excellence in Cancer Research’ RCNi Nurse Award category

Entries to open in November 2019
A fantastic opportunity for research nurses to raise their profile and the research they’re doing within the wider nursing community. It’s the only industry award for nurses in cancer research specifically

UK Biobanking showcase

Nottingham, Tuesday 19 November 2019
The UK Biobanking Showcase is the premier event for everyone working in the human tissue sector. Now in its fifth year, the UK Biobanking Showcase is a forum for biobankers, academic researchers, those from industry, the public sector, charities, and patients and their representatives to gather and to share experiences and best practices.