National research webinar series

In collaboration with BOTA and BOMSA, we launched a free national research webinar series to encourage medical students and foundation year doctors to undertake research, which is in line with ORUK’s strategy to nurture future MSK leaders in the UK.

Target audience: Medical students, foundation year doctors

Introduction to research as a medical student

Speakers: Dr Shiv Kolhe, Academic Foundation Doctor, BOMSA President, Northern Deanery and Mr Ignatius Liew, ST6 Registrar, BOTA Academic Representative, East of England Deanery

Recorded 15 March 2023

How to write a research paper, research questions & outcomes measures

Speakers: Mr Muhamed Farhan-Alanie, NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Warwick and ST4 Registrar, Warwick Orthopaedic Specialty Training Programme and Professor Richie Gill, Professor of Healthcare Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bath

Recorded 29 March 2023

Critical appraisal and literature review

Speakers: Mr Tamer Kamal, Post CCT Fellow, PhD, Nepean Hospital and Professor Ben Ollivere, Associate Pro-Vice Chancellor, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Chair of Orthopaedic Trauma, School of Medicine, Theme Lead, Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, University of Nottingham

Recorded 12 April 2023

Study design

Speakers: Mr Chris Bretherton, DPhil, ST7 Registrar, Thames Valley Deanery and Ms Emma Reay, Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist Surgeon, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Recorded 26 April 2023

Collaborative research

Speakers: Professor Deborah Mason, Director of Preclinical Research, Research Centre Versus Arthritis and Mr Kenneth Rankin, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Recorded 10 May 2023

Audit & QIP

Speakers: Dr Naadir Nazar, FY1 South Thames Deanery, Co-founder & VP BOMSA & Medical Student Representative Officer BOTA; and Dr Abbas See, Trauma and Orthopaedics Academic Clinical Fellow · Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Recorded 24 May 2023

Planning a career in clinical academia

Speakers: Mr Chetan Khatri, PhD student, University of Warwick and ST4 Registrar, Warwick Orthopaedic Specialty Training Programme and Professor Andy Metcalfe, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire

Recorded 21 June 2023

An orthopaedic introduction to medical statistics

Speaker: Mr Gareth Chan, T&O Registrar, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust

Recorded 22 June 2023