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Collaborate with WCTU

The Warwick Clinical Trials Unit specialises in the development and delivery of large multicentre clinical trials to inform clinical practice in the NHS and throughout the world in a variety of clinical fields.

Our portfolio currently includes trials in emergency and critical care, trauma, orthopaedics, rehabilitation and cancer.
We have considerable expertise and experience in cluster randomised trials and trials of complex interventions, as well as systematic reviews, health economic evaluations and methodological research.

WCTU has a multidisciplinary approach with each trial involving a variety of professionals including clinicians, methodologists and specialist administrative staff. We work on a collaborative basis, with members of our academic and research staff as co-applicants, as appropriate.

Initial approaches regarding prospective collaborations may be made either directly to a Chief Investigator of (where there is an existing research relationship or a known shared interest) or by contacting ctucollaborations at warwick dot ac dot uk as detailed below.

In all cases, requests for collaboration should ideally be received at least 3 months before the funder's submission deadline. This allows WCTU time to review and develop the grant proposal, and schedule any activity required.

Collaboration request process

Warwick WMS Staff

Collaboration requests should be submitted via the Notification of Intent form. The submitted form will be considered by the WCTU Business Committee.

External collaborators

Those external to Warwick Medical School should complete the External Collaboration Request form and submit it to ctucollaborations at warwick dot ac dot uk to begin discussions on their request for collaboration.
This will then be considered by the WCTU Business Committee.

Upcoming Business Committee meetings

  • Thursday 2 August 2018
  • Friday 7 September 2018
  • Wednesday 3 October 2018
  • Friday 9 November 2018
  • Monday 3 December 2018
  • Wednesday 9 January 2019
  • Friday 8 February 2019
  • Monday 4 March 2019
  • Friday 5 April 2019
  • Thursday 2 May 2019
  • Wednesday 5 June 2019
  • Friday 5 July 2019

If you would like a copy of the Minutes of the last Business Commitee Meeting held on
3 July 2018 then please
contact Zoƫ Evans

Business Committee Terms of Reference

Conducting a clinical trial

Information and advice on running a clinical trial, from inception to publication.