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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2024 webinar recordings

5th June: Effects of a digital rehabilitation program following total knee replacement: results from the PATHway randomised controlled trial, Presented by Vicky Duong 

29th May: BANDAIDS: Digital solutions for heart failure best practice care, Presented by Professor Anthony (Tony) Keech

22nd May: CONTROL NETS, Presented by Dr David Chan

5th May: Data linkage in Australian randomised controlled trials: A scoping review, Presented by Salma Fahridin

24th April: Clinical Research in Child Neurodevelopment, Presented by Dr Kelsie Boulton

3rd April: SVI and clinical trials in Vietnam, Presented by Yen Pham

27th March: Sew it back or rebuild it? – the new ACL rupture management issue, Presented by Prof David Beard

13th March: Methotrexate for knee osteoarthritis: A randomised trial, Presented by Dr. Zhaoohua (Alex) Zhu

27th Feb: External controls to evaluate treatment outcomes in oncology trials, Presented by Derrick Siu


2023 webinar recordings

2nd August: Redesigning consent to research: The CT:IQ InFORMed Project, Presented by Dr Lisa Eckstein

30th May: EVIDENCE Study, Presented by A/Prof Mark Dennis

25th May: PhD Showcase, Presented by Dr Daniel O'Hara & Dr Yu Yang Soon

10th April: Equity Diversity & Inclusion within Trials (EDIT), Presented by Merilyn Heuschkel, Arlen Wilcox, Hugo Katic, and Jonathon Lennon

5th April: Consumer Involvement in Clinical Trials, Presented by Dr. Nicola Straiton

29th March: Building the Waratah Vaccine Trials Network, Presented by Prof Nick Wood

22nd March: The PreBabe Tiral, Presented by Prof Adrienne Gordon

15th March: Testing the Test: Using Trial Data to Evaluate Tests, Presented by Sally Lord & Angelina Tjokrowidjaja

8th March: Melanoma Oncology Trial, Presented by A/Prof Alexander C.J. van Akkooi

27th February: Effect of PPAR-alpha Agonist on Ocular Diseases and its Mechanism of Action, Presented by Prof Jian-Xing (Jay) Ma

9th February: Insights into Stroke: Big Data, epidemiology and prevention, Presented by A/Prof Monique Kilkenny


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