Introduction to Clinical Research Principles 2019 – Planning data collection and analysis pathways

Content material

  • Deciding on what data to collect answer the research question
  • Type of variables and their different roles in the analysis pathway
  • Visualising data presentation and interpretation for a publication prior to collection
  • Management of data
  • Introduction to statistical methods
Keynote speaker Dr Emma Ballard, Senior Biostatistician, QIMR Berghofer Statistics Unit,

  • Manages the biostatisticians for consultancy service to Metro North; is the Redcliffe Hospital biostatistician and has long-term collaborations at other sites.
  • Has a background in medical and agricultural research as a researcher and biostatistician.
  • Works with the Metro North Office of Research to increase statistical knowledge and research quality.
  • Expert reviewer for the Human Research Ethics Committees at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and The Prince Charles Hospital.
  • Adjunct appointment with the University of Queensland School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work and currently supervises two amazing PhD students.
  • Emma typically works with clients at the design stage and has a mentoring approach to take projects through to publication.

Thursday, 4th April 2019, 12:30 – 13:30

The Prince Charles Hospital
Education Centre

Coordinated by the Metro North Office of Research –