Training courses and events

Training Courses and Events

Internal Courses and Events

Imaging Perspectives

The Royal College of Physicians 22 June 2020

An update on imaging of malignant diseases of the liver and pancreas with interactive clinical cases. The course includes lectures from specialist radiologists, oncologists and surgeons.

Find out more and register

AcoRD - understanding research costs categorisation and attribution training workshop 

The Royal Marsden (Sutton) Tuesday 21 July & Monday 19 October 2020

Contact Lisa Leavey to book a place

Magnetic Resonance Guided Radiotherapy (MRIgRT)

The Royal Marsden (Sutton) Monday 28 - Tuesday 29 September 2020

An excellent opportunity to  improve understanding of the capabilities and potential of MRI guided radiotherapy (MRIgRT) and develop the knowledge and skills required to support the current and future needs in the field. Read about our highly successful MRIgRT course from October 2019.  

Registration will open in Spring 2020. 

External Courses and Events

NIHR Research Design Service London (RDS)

The RDS offer a series of events, from drop-in sessions to discuss research ideas and grant applications to Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) training for resarchers.

Upcoming events:

  • Drop-in sessions: an opportunity to have an informal chat with NIHR RDS advisers to get advice on your research idea or grant application, or to find out more about what support the RDS can provide.
    • South London - 07 May, 16 July, 17 September, 12 November, 10 December 2020
    • West London - 19 March, 16 April, 16 July, 20 August, 17 September, 15 October, 19 November, 17 December 2020
  • NIHR Fellowship Information Session: a great opportunity hear from the NIHR Academy about their fellowship training programmes and listen to a funding panel member talk about what to expect at the interview
  • Implementing PPI: Training for Researchers: an opportunity to discuss specific challenges in your own studies with experienced service users. The workshops are co-designed and co-delivered by trained members of the RDS Public Advisory Group.

Find out more and register for RDS events

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

Wednesday 6 May 2020, Bristol 
A cross-specialty event designed to bring clinical academic trainees together to present their work, meet one another and network with senior researchers

Find out more and register for the CATAC Annual Conference

NIHR Regional Events

Find out more and register for NIHR-led events

Online Courses

'Improving Healthcare through Clinical Research' - NIHR Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)

The course runs for four weeks and new learners can join at any time. During this course you will learn how medical treatments are discovered, tested and evaluated to improve healthcare for all.

Find out more and register for the NIHR MOOC

'What is Health Research?'

A free, three-week online course is aimed at patients, public, carers and anyone with a keen interest in learning more about the world of health research, designed by NIHR CRN in collaboration with the University of Leeds Digital Education Service and Futurelearn.

Find out more and register for 'What is Health Research?'

'Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT) Administration and Patient Care' online

A free online course delivered by Guy's Cancer Academy  developed to support members of the UK Oncology Nursing Society to complete the Theory Section of the UKONS SACT Competency Passport 

Find out more and register for the SACT online course.

CRUK ‘Demystifying Targeted Cancer Treatments

Register for CRUK's free online course (MOOC) 


There are a wide range of e-learning resources available, including MOOCs from FutureLearn and the ICR's 'Perspectives in Oncology' training course.

Find out more about available e-learning opportunities.