STUDY WITHIN A TRIAL (SWAT) 2017 AWARDEES
Each award is up to €10,000 in value.
The HRB-TMRN has awarded three SWAT awards following successful international peer review. The successful SWATs are listed below.
SWAT PI: Dr Brian Slattery, School of Psychology, NUI Galway
SWAT PI: Dr Karen Matvienko-Sikar, Epidemiology & Public Health, University College Cork
SWAT PI: Dr Valerie Smith, School of Nursing and Midwifery,
NUI Galway / Trinity College Dublin.
Title: Examining the influence of an informational video on participant retention in a randomised controlled trial
Title: To determine if provision of information about a core outcome set (COS) increases response rates and attitudes toward trial questionnaire completion
Title: Prioritising key motivators and challenges influencing informal caregivers’ decisions for participating in randomised trials, including an assessment of the methods for determining these
LTR: Dr Jenny McSharry, Dr Brian Slattery, Prof. Brian McGuire – School of Psychology, NUI Galway
LTR: Dr Michelle Queally, Dr Elaine Toomey, Dr Karen Matvienko-Sikar, Prof. Molly Byrne, Dr Catherine Hayes.
(SWAT team also includes Prof Patricia Kearney)
Pictured: Prof Valerie Smith TCD
(SWAT team also include: Declan Devane, Shaun Treweek, Margarita Corry, Catherine Comiskey, Susanne Grylska-Bach, Andrew Hunter, Patricia Healy)