Trials Conduct Working Group Webinars

Between 2014-2019 the Trials Conduct Working Group hosted regular webinar talks on topics relevant to their research.

You can access recordings of previous webinars through the links below. The HRB-TMRN also hold webinar presentations, view previous the HRB-TMRN Webinars here. 


HTMR TCWG Webinar recordings 2019

December 2019

Anna Kearney, University of Liverpool

The communication of retention and withdrawal within Patient Information Leaflets


November 2019

Sandra Galvin & Elaine Finucane, HRB-TMRN 

The People’s Trial: Powered by the Public 


26 March 2019

Clare Clement, University of Bristol

Optimising trial recruitment through enhanced clinician engagement: How surgical trainees can work together to achieve success.


7 February 2019

Ashma Krishan, University of Liverpool

Review of reporting of time-to-event analyses and the proportional hazards assumption in meta-analysis


29 January 2019

Sharon Love and Vicki Yorke-Edwards, UCL

How are phase III trials in the UK monitored?  The story from the registered CTUs                                                    


HTMR TCWG Webinar Recordings 2018


28 November 2018

Lucy Culliford, Research fellow, Bristol University 

'Making more of your study by using SWATs                        


31 October 2018

Charlotte Scomparin Warwick CTU, University of Warwick

Challenges of conducting a pre-hospital emergency care trial: Experiences from the PARAMEDIC2 trial'


27 September 2018

Anna Kearney, University of Liverpool

Mapping Recruitment Research Literature: What’s next?'


18 June 2018

Alexander Perkins, Trial Manager, LSHTM

'Ethical Issues in Emergency Cardiovascular Trials'


29 May 2018 

Professor Chris Rogers, University of Bristol

'Audio-recording recruitment consultations – an exploratory study in two RCTs to investigate the impact on randomisation rates


25 April 2018

Lindsay Masters, Data Scientist, MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL

'Changing platforms without stopping the train: A Data Management Perspective on the operational aspects of adaptive platform trials' 



13 April 2018 

Dr Francesca Schiavone, MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL.

'This is a platform alteration: A Trial Management Perspective on the operational aspects of adaptive and platform protocols'

2 March 2018 

 Dr Kerry Woolfall, University of Liverpool.

'Achieving clinician buy in for challenging trials: lessons from the paediatric critical care setting'


26 January 2018

Dr Lucy Campbell, Kings College London.

'Recruitment in HIV trials: challenges and lessons'


Recordings 2017

17 October 2017 'Triggered or routine site monitoring visits for randomised controlled trials? Results of TEMPER, a prospective, matched-pair study' Dr William Cragg, MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL

19 May 2017 'Why we should do recruitment and retention projections, and how to use them' Professor Shaun Treweek, Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen

31 March 2017 'Methods to manage the randomisation and treatment of patients 24/7 in a large multi-centre RCT'. Dr Rachel Brierley, Senior Research Associate in Clinical Trials Management, School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol

27 February 2017 'Recruiting 15,000 trial participants by mail' Dr Louise Bowman, Associate Professor, CTSU, University of Oxford

27 January 2017 'What are TwiCs and how are they being used?' Dr Clare Relton, Senior Research Fellow, School of Health & Related Research, University of Sheffield 

Recordings 2016

12 December 2016 ‘The ORRCA Database: Helping you access relevant recruitment research for clinical trials’ Anna Kearney, Researcher within the North West Hub for Trials Methodology Research, University of Liverpool

11 May 2016 'You have to keep your nerve on a DMC: Challenges for data monitoring committees in a neonatal intensive care trials' Dr Claire Snowdon, Lecturer at the Department of Medical Statistics, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

11 February 2016 ‘Clinical trials safety and regulation: application of risk-based methodological approaches’. Christina Reith, Clinical Research Fellow, CTSU, University of Oxford

Older webinars



Webinar- about the Network

The HRB:Trials Methodology Research Network (Ireland) hosted a webinar by Professor Paula Williamson, Chair of the HTMR Network, on 14 December 2015. Find out more.

External webinars- HRB-TMRN

Our colleagues at the HRB-TMRN (Trials Methodology Research Network, Ireland) also host regular webinars. Full listings of upcoming webinars, and recordings of previous, can be found on their site.

Find out more about the Working Groups and their interests.