CTC in Learning: lunchtime seminar series

CTC in Learning is an NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre (CTC) led education initiative aimed at FMH and University of Sydney staff as well as external academics and clinical research professionals. The program provides a convenient and unique forum for academics, researchers and clinical trials professionals to learn from experts in clinical trials science, methodology, and operational research.  



CTC in Learning webinars are held approximately every 3-4 weeks on Wednesday lunchtimes (12:30-1:15 pm).

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Thursday 9th Feb

1:30 - 2:15pm

Insights into Stroke: Big Data, epidemiology and prevention

A/Prof Monique Kilkenny

What are the outcomes of using big data for stroke research? How do we monitor care & outcomes for stroke? What is the 'Love Your Brain' platform?

This presentation will cover insights into

  • National Stroke Data Linkage Program
  • National Stroke Data Linkage Interest Group
  • Australia and New Zealand Stroke Coding Working Group
  • Australian Stroke Clinical Registry
  • Love Your Brain: a digital health platform for preventing stroke




2023 webinar recordings

2022 webinar recordings

26 October: Oxygen in the first five minutes of life, presented by Dr Ju-Lee Oei

21 September: HeSANDA - Health Studies Australian National Data Asset

14 September: Kidney Text: Text message interventions targeting diet and lifestyle for people on haemodialysis

31 August: Kidney Health Research: RESOLVE, a global pragmatic trial

3 August: BEAT COVID19 - A decentralised trial

15 June: Sydney Clinical Imaging Network & novel MRI and ECG methods in cardiology, Professor Martin Ugander

11 May: Clinical Trials in Vietnam: Lessons & Opportunities

6 April: The Hidden Value of Clinical Trial Registries, Kylie Hunter & Melina Willson

23 March: Learning Health Systems, Prof Angela Webster

16 March: STEMI's, Treatments & The RESTORE-MI trial, A/Prof Martin Ng

2 March: Talking Translational Research, Prof Sonia Yip

9 Feb: State of the art in glioma trials, Dr Hao-Wen Sim


2021 webinar recordings

16 June: Value of Information Analysis in Health Economics

19 May: Equity Solutions in Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

21 April: PROMs for Quality Improvement: what can we realistically expect?

17th March: Financial toxicity not just a policy issue, but a real clinical problem

17th February: Costs and Benefits of Genomic Sequencing, A/Prof Louisa Grodon


2020 webinar recordings

9th December: PROMs for quality improvement: what can we realistically expect? Dr Kate Williams

18th November: The Environmental footprint of Healthcare

14th October: Remedies to low-value care in Australian and international health systems

20 August '20: Biostatistics - the key to clinical trial success, with Dr Kristy Robledo

29 July '20: Managing a clinical trial during COVID19 and beyond, with Dr Karen Bracken and Hannora Jurkovic

24 June '20: Prospective Meta-Analysis - An Introduction, with Lene Seidler​ and Prof Lisa Askie