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PM FORUM 24 October 2014 - Presentations Now Available 

Ethics and GCP Forum 17 November 2014 - Presentations Now Available

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2015 Forums:

2015 Courses:
  • January 13th       D1- GCP and Updates in Current Issues - FULLY BOOKED
  • January 14-15th D2 - How to Develop and Manage Outsourced Clinical Trial Projects - FULLY BOOKED
  • January 27-29th D6 - Introduction to Clinical Trials and Clinical Trial Practice [Cranfield University]

  • February 4th    D3 - Essentials of Essential Document Management - Managing the TMF
  • February 5th    D4 - Risk Based Monitoring
  • February 12th  D5 - Aim High: Practical Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Audit/Inspection

  • March 3-5th      D8  - Essential Clinical Trial Project Management
  • March 11th       D9  - Study Delivery Skills for Clinical Researchers
  • March 17-18th D10 - Skills and Competencies Required of a Clinical Trial Manager
  • March 19th      D11 - Introduction to the Principles of GCP
  • March 24th      D12 - Function and Importance of Writing SOPs
  • March 24-26th D13 Introduction to Clinical Trials and Clinical Trial Practice [Glasgow]

  • April 9th          D17 - Essentials of Clinical Trial Monitoring
  • April 29th        D18 - Proactive Site Management for CRAs

  • May 12-14th   D21 - Introduction to Clinical Trials and Clinical Trial Practice [Saunderton]
  • May 21st         D22 - Clinical Trial Administration: Beyond the Basics
  • May 22nd        D23 - GCP and Updates in Current Issues
  • June 3rd          D25 - Statistics for Non Statisticians
  • June 3-4th       D26 - How to Develop and Manage Outsourced Clinical Trial Projects
  • June 10th        D27 - Remote Monitoring

Details of Q3 & Q4 training coming soon

If you would like to register an Interest in any of these events please send an email quoting the Event name and course number to: training@icr-global.org

We will notify you 24 hours before event registration opens to the public.

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Most exaggeration in health news is already present in academic press releases
Merck shows PD-1's promise in breast cancer with positive early results
Pierre Fabre plans deep cuts to R&D, shedding hundreds of jobs
Shire to develop mRNA technology with $15m cystic fibrosis collaboration
R&D returns are getting better, but not by much and not for everyone, report says
Documents reveal FDA's use of computer forensics to uncover data falsification
FDA works to improve medical device approval times
Abbott snags CE mark for molecular diagnostic platform for sepsis
Healthcare industry groups seek compatibility standards for medical devices
FDA offers guidance as track-and-trace rules loom
Indian drugmakers lambast proposed PET packaging ban
Goodbye Millennium brand, hello big commercial expansion for Takeda's cancer biz
CPHI India: experts say ‘data fraud’ dragging down Indian manufacturing
EMA Classification and analysis good clinical practice (GCP) inspection findings of GCP inspections 01Dec2014 (Inspection reports to EMA (2000-2012)
Why spend money on awareness? A new study shows the campaigns actually work
Ebola vaccine trial 'interrupted' due to joint pains
CRN launches INSIGHT magazine
Adaptive pathways: a future approach to bring new medicines to patients?
Experimental drugs aim to tackle melanoma 'escape route'
Three new companies join Cancer Research UK-Abcodia collaboration to identify blood markers for early cancer detection
Cancer Drug Fund needs 'more radical' changes, say experts
100 Years of Bubonic Plague
SMC OKs five new drugs for routine use in Scotland
Nestle invests more in skin care strategy with 10 research centers
Shire teams up with foundation to tackle cystic fibrosis
Obesity, South Africa's emerging health crisis
EMA Classification and analysis good clinical practice (GCP) inspection findings of GCP inspections 01Dec2014 (Inspection reports to EMA (2000-2012)
Two INDs or not two INDs? Unanswered questions in China draft MRCT guide
Medidata widening the gap on trial data competitors, say analysts
J&J donates new tuberculosis drug
First gene therapy for Europe moves closer to launch
The evolving role of patient advocates at medical congresses
Where pharma’s future lies
2014 Report: Game changing innovation in clinical trials
BBK, ACRES Collaborate on Patient Role in Research
Diesels To Drugs: What Trucks Teach Pharma About Quality And Leadership
Big Data and the Brain



ICR Publications Career guidance ebooks - free download

Please respect copyright and only download for your own personal use.


  • To Be a CRA[pdf/542KB] An eBook with information about how to become a Clinical Research Associate (CRA). 
  • To Be a CTA [pdf/524KB] An eBook about the role of the Clinical Trial Administrator (CTA). 
  • To be a pharmacy professional [pdf/569KB] An eBook about the role of the pharmacy professional in clinical research. 


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The ICR Guide to Freelancing New 2013 edition Hundreds of ICR members already work as consultants or freelance contractors, and many more clinical research professionals are considering it. Anyone working freelance needs to feel confident they comply with business and tax regulations, and that their venture will succeed. 

  • Clinical Trial Design - Updated summary coming soon 
  • Archiving Clinical Trial Documents - Updated summary coming soon 
  • Outsourcing Clinical Research Projects - Updated summary coming soon 
  • Statistics in Clinical Research - Updated summary coming soon 
  • Management & Leadership Essentials - Updated summary coming soon Communication & Presentation Skills - Updated summary coming soon 


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