The Fundamentals of Randomized controlled trials

This course provide a solid introduction to the planning and conduction of randomized controlled trials and is targeted at PhD students who are in the process of developing randomized controlled trials.

Info about event

Time

Thursday 21 December 2023, at 08:30 - Friday 22 December 2023, at 16:00

Location

Panum building, Copenhengen

Organizer

University of Copenhagen and DCAcademy

Price

free DKK

This is a generic course. This means that the course is reserved for PhD students at the Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences at UCPH.

Anyone can apply for the course, but if you are not a PhD student at the Graduate School, you will be placed on the waiting list until enrollment deadline. After the enrollment deadline, available seats will be allocated to the waiting list.

The course is free of charge for PhD students at Danish universities (except Copenhagen Business School), and for PhD students at NorDoc member universities. All other participants must pay the course fee.


Learning objectives
A student who has met the objectives of the course will be able to:
1. Articulate the principles of randomized trials
2. Explain the relevance of observational data when estimating effect size
3. Identify the design factors that impact on the reliability of results
4. Identify the key components of a trial
5. Apply/propose and defend an appropriate recruitment strategy


Content
The course will run over two full days. The first one and a half days will consist mainly of lectures on the principles of randomized trials, with the final half day focusing on interaction with invited experienced trialists.
The aim of the course is to provide trainees with a solid introduction to the planning and conduction of randomized controlled trials and is targeted at PhD students who are in the process of developing randomized controlled trials.


Participants
PhD students within health science planning or already conducting randomized controlled trials.


Relevance to graduate programmes
The course is relevant to PhD students from the following graduate programmes at the Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences, UCPH:
- All graduate programmes 

 

Allocation of seats
Please note that you are not guaranteed a seat at the event if you do not meet the target group requirements. Priority is given to early career researchers (PhD-students and Postdoc´s ) employed at Danish research and health-care institutions or in the life science industry. For some events a number of seats may be reserved for international participants employed at research and health-care institutions or in the life science industry. If the event is overbooked, the DCAcademy reserves its right to select participants based on the defined requirements.


No-show fee
Please note that the DCAcademy will charge a no-show fee of 2000 DKK if you do not show up and have not unregistered prior to start.