Local Training

Welcome to our training page! We offer a variety of training courses and seminars to research staff from NHS Grampian, University of Aberdeen & Robert Gordon University. On the left you can access details of GCP courses that are relevant to the type of clinical research that you do. The Research Practice series is a growing portfolio of short courses designed to enhance your knowledge of the research process.

You can also dowload our flyer which gives more information on venue and course times.

R&D are running monthly lunchtime sessions on varying aspects of research practice. See flyer for venue and times

Please email us at nhsg.randdtraining@nhs.net to enquire about course availability and receive a registration form. 

 Monitoring Visits

These take place routinely across NHS Grampian and the monitors continue to find repeated 'non-conformances' at these visits. Here is a flyer with some hints and tips to avoid these occuring in your study

Our courses are also available to view on the Clinical Research Training for Scotland website.

View our training slides on Preparation for an MHRA inspection incl SOPs

Are you interested in a Research methods Course? The University of Aberdeen are running a course entitled 'Clinical Research methodology Made Simple'. For further details please see attached  flyer 

Are you interested in Medical Statistics but want help? The University of Aberdeen are running a course from beginners to advanced. For more details see attached flyer


    Free Online Courses

  1. Link opens in new windowIRAS online training module
  2. Link opens in new windowResearch Data and Confidentiality - MRC Regulatory Support Centre
  3. Link opens in new windowResearch and Human Tissue Legislation - MRC Regulatory Support Centre