SSRG Training Workshops: Implementing The Research Governance Framework In Social Care – Feb-March 2005

This programme of free workshops is funded by the Department of Health.


  • Session 1 – 10.00: Introductions; Objective setting; Summarise RGF
  • 11.00: Break
  • Session 2 – 11.30: Short Presentation(s) from local RGF leads
  • 12.30: Lunch
  • Session 3 – 1.30: Group exercise – choose from a menu
  • 3.00: Break
  • Session 4 – 3.30: Review objectives & decide next steps

(NB: The programme is flexible and the order may vary according to availability of speakers)

Target Audience: Local Authority lead officers responsible for RGF implementation

Participants: Each local authority is invited to take up one place , free of charge, at a workshop of their choosing. Additional places may be available. Maximum numbers of places at each workshop are indicated above. This number includes 2 places at each workshop for service users or carers acting in an advisory capacity to promote involvement from the beginning.

Facilitators: The workshops will be led by freelance researcher and trainer Chris Russell, supported by representatives from the RGF Advisory Group, Making Research Count, Research in Practice and INVOLVE.


Time: Tea & Coffee and registration at 9.30am for 10.00am start; Finish


Tues 8 Feb London 20 SCIE, London Bridge
Tues 15 Feb Manchester 25 Salford University
Fri 18 Feb Exeter 20 Exeter Court Hotel
Fri 25 Feb Liverpool 20 John Moores University
Tues 1 Mar Sheffield 25 Sheffield Hallam (Conference 21)
Tues 8 Mar Birmingham 20 Council House
Fri 11 Mar Durham 20 Collingwood College
Tues 15 Mar London 20 LGIU, Woburn Place
Fri 18 Mar London 20 SCIE, London Bridge
Tues 22 Mar WALES 30 The Parkway Hotel, Cwmbran

To register your interest in a workshop, please contact Chris Russell (tel 01588 630344, email giving your contact details and indicating first and second choice of workshop (date & location); any specific requirements; and whether you would like to reserve an additional place (subject to availability).

Please book NOW to ensure a place at your preferred workshop.