Research Clinics

Research Clinics


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‘Research Clinics at Alder Hey’ has been conceived as a meeting point for all staff with an interest in research, including consultants, trainees and all allied health professionals. The overarching aim of idea is to create an environment that nurtures clinical research at Alder Hey by way of bringing together members of the staff to present their research, share their experience and discuss the challenges involved. 

Programme Team

Dr Shivaram Avula (Consultant Radiologist and Honorary Associate Professor) leads the programme in collaboration with Professor Jo Blair and Clinical Director for Research (Dr Harriet Corbett) with support from our Associate Divisional Research Directors (Dr Rebecca Thursfield and Dr Nadia Ranceva).

Event Programme

You can view these sessions below (videos require an Alder Hey login):

2nd February 2022 - Applied Research Collaboration, North West Coast - Dr Pallavi Deshpande, Mr Paul Mason & Dr Helen Nabwera

8th December 2021 - LHP Neuroscience & Mental Health Programme - Dr Jade Thai

10th November 2021 - NIHR Alder Hey Clinical Research Facility (CRF), 10 Years od Delivery & Plans for the Future – Professor Michael Beresford & Dr Daniel Hawcutt

13th October 2021 - REFLECT study of remote consultation & Long-term outcomes in Paediatric Rheumatic Diseases - Dr Clare Pain & Dr Liza McCann

15th September 2021 - Researching children’s brain development – a journey from Liverpool to Malawi and back - Prof Melissa Gladstone

21st July 2021 - Qualitative Research: What's it about and what can it offer? - Professor Bernie Carter

23rd June 2021 - SAGE and the response to Covid-19 - Professor Calum Semple

26th May 2021 - Addressing the early origins of health inequalities - The importance of protecting children from poverty and adversity - Professor David Taylor Robinson

28th April 2021 - Hugh Greenwood Award Winners

  • Jackie Lunt - Developing, implementing and evaluating an ACEs-focused Psycho-educational intervention for parents, families and professionals living and working in areas of high social deprivation
  • Vicky Gray - Neuropsychological and psychosocial outcomes following paediatric epilepsy surgery
  • Colin Morgan - An exploratory study of ‘Arginine Supplementation and the Postoperative Immune Response’ (ASPIRE) in neonates

31st March 2021 - A Foot in Several Camps...Building Research into a NHS Career - Professor Simon Kenny

3rd February 2021 - Building Research Capacity in the NHS - Professor Enitan Carrol

9th December 2020 - Introduction to SPARK. Why you need LHP SPARK for your research (video) - Dr Seema Chauhan, Stacey Carruthers and Jodie Henderson

11th November 2020 - How to Write a Research Protocol (video) - Professor Matthew Peak

14th October 2020 - Alder Hey Research Sponsorship: A Pathway from Set-up to Study Activation: The GRACE Study (video) - Dr Julie Park, Linda Hughes

16th September 2020 - Where to Start with Your Research Ideas (video) - Dr Rebecca Thursfield, Dr Harriet Corbett and Dr Nadia Ranceva

6th November 2019 - Research Ethics Service (slides) - Dr David Pilling

4th September 2019 - Making Better Medicines for Children (slides) - Professor Matthew Peak


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