Morning, Thursday, 26th March 2020
THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED
This conference will consider the future of health research in England.
The agenda includes a keynote address from Dr Louise Wood, Director, Science, Research and Evidence, Department of Health and Social Care.
The discussion takes place amid a range of significant developments affecting the future of health research, including:
- government commitments to improve research transparency and reporting in response to the Science and Technology Commons Select Committee’s report into research integrity;
- funding for researchers who have sought EU funding after Brexit announced by government;
- investment in health research announced by the Government to tackle priorities such as dementia, obesity and mental health; and
- the NHS Long Term Plan Implementation Framework and plans for involving local areas in testing innovations in real world settings.
The agenda in summary
- Priorities for health research policy in England - looking at public and private investment, and the wider research environment;
- Encouraging research uptake - regulation, safeguarding data and navigating the approval process:
- Regulation of research and clinical trials;
- Utilising data-protection, appropriate sharing and maintaining public trust;
- Transparency in research - ethics, reproducibility and reporting results;
- Patient and public engagement in health research;
- Case study - opportunities for learning from the NHS Test Beds Programme;
- Health research and the research workforce - funding, the impact of Brexit and encouraging cross-sector collaboration; and
- Ensuring the UK remains an attractive place to carry out clinical research.