Specialist Certificate in Clinical Research (Neuroscience)
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Intended learning outcomes
Graduates of the Specialist Certificate in Clinical Research (Neuroscience) should:
- Have a high-level understanding of the major activities involved in planning clinical research methodologies applicable to problems in neurological disease;
- Have a sound knowledge of the overlap with basic science advances across the neuroscience field and a good understanding of clinical synergies;
- Have gained insights into the broad "hot topics" in neuroscience research and be able to generate useful discussions and ideas;
- Be able to analyse and critically appraise the clinical and basic neuroscience literature in a chosen topic of interest;
- Be able to apply this knowledge through creating new ideas for clinical research projects;
- Be able to work in teams and effectively communicate clinical research findings;
- Demonstrate a high level of understanding of various advanced clinical research techniques that have broad application to many areas of neuroscience;
- Understand clinical research applications of brain imaging techniques;
- Understand the need for multi-disciplinary integration in clinical research and be able to establish appropriate collaborations across disciplines;
- Have gained insights into current research applications of these techniques across the various neuroscience disciplines;
- Be able to develop innovative strategies to investigate clinical neuroscience research questions to pursue in response to particular neurological problems; and
- Have achieved a level of competency enabling them to create and conduct high quality clinical neuroscience research projects from the original concept through to submission of competitive research proposals.
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