This resource is designed to be a practical and informative resource to you in your new research-related role. Take every opportunity to obtain advice and support from your research colleagues and R&D Department.We recognise that, whatever your previous roles or experience, you will bring with you a variety of knowledge and skills. However, coming into the world of clinical research from hands-on care provision involves the development of new and different clinical skills, which is both exciting and challenging. As well as keeping your existing skills, additionally you will learn many new ones.
This downloadable resource is intended to supplement the induction process in your department or unit, and to provide a reference point that you can return to as needed during your first few months in your new role.
In addition to a warm welcome to your new role, the Guide contains:
- Orientation information helping you to put your role in context within the wider research community and understand where research funding comes from
- A glossary of research acronyms
- A dictionary of research-related terminology
- Appendices covering key concepts for good clinical and research practice, key legislation and processes
This Guide was last updated in May 2018
This is a living document and will be regularly updated in line with new information and legislation. We also welcome feedback on the content of the document – email email@example.com with comments.