About Burst 3

What are the advantages of a trainee-led research collaborative?

·      Producing high impact research as a single individual at a single centre in a short time span can be challenging.

·      In the conception, design and execution of a study there are many tasks and the workload can be shared amongst members of a group.

·      A research collaborative allows the exchange of ideas and skills between different members allowing higher quality research to be produced and allows the development of research competencies amongst the members of the group. Some of these competencies are required for achievement of CCT.

·      To produce appropriately powered high impact studies with high numbers of patients in a short time span, a research collaborative if often necessary.