Supporting Research Commissioning Carrie Sherlock College of Optometrists Anne Welsh & Jenny Wood Eyes & Vision Specialist...
Informal research <ul><li>Checking references in research proposals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For accuracy </li></ul></ul><ul>...
Research hubs <ul><li>Establishing a role for the library </li></ul><ul><ul><li>From the ground up </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
College Small Grants Scheme <ul><li>http://www.college-optometrists.org/index.aspx/pcms/site.education.Researchers.Applied...
Application process Applicant approaches College Advised to consult librarian Submits application Proposal accepted Propos...
Getting involved in the process <ul><li>Awareness of project </li></ul><ul><li>What else can I do, how else can I get invo...
Formalising the process <ul><li>Review of the iPRO programme (2 year) </li></ul><ul><li>Mandatory to consult librarian ove...
Gaps in the knowledge <ul><li>Database of Uncertainties about the  </li></ul><ul><li>Effects of Treatments  </li></ul><ul>...
Research synergy Higher Education NHS 3 rd  Sector
Assumptions <ul><li>Don’t assume researchers know their needs </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t assume they know you exist </li></ul...
Take homes <ul><li>Make sure that you have the resources to cope with the project </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t let your enthusi...
Contact details <ul><ul><li>Carrie Sherlock ~  [email_address]   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anne Welsh / Jenny Wood ~  [em...
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Supporting Research Commissioning

  1. 1. Supporting Research Commissioning Carrie Sherlock College of Optometrists Anne Welsh & Jenny Wood Eyes & Vision Specialist Library
  2. 2. Informal research <ul><li>Checking references in research proposals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For accuracy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For relevance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For comprehensiveness </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Running literature searches </li></ul><ul><li>“ Fishing expeditions” </li></ul>
  3. 3. Research hubs <ul><li>Establishing a role for the library </li></ul><ul><ul><li>From the ground up </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relating to internal and external colleagues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Managing reputation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Managing time </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Commitment not over commitment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rapport with researchers </li></ul>
  4. 4. College Small Grants Scheme <ul><li>http://www.college-optometrists.org/index.aspx/pcms/site.education.Researchers.Applied_research.Small_grants.Small_grants_home/ </li></ul>
  5. 5. Application process Applicant approaches College Advised to consult librarian Submits application Proposal accepted Proposal rejected Consults
  6. 6. Getting involved in the process <ul><li>Awareness of project </li></ul><ul><li>What else can I do, how else can I get involved? </li></ul><ul><li>Mini needs assessment of the user group </li></ul><ul><li>Identify principal investigators </li></ul><ul><li>Iterative and reiterative process </li></ul><ul><li>Constant review </li></ul>
  7. 7. Formalising the process <ul><li>Review of the iPRO programme (2 year) </li></ul><ul><li>Mandatory to consult librarian over literature searching? </li></ul><ul><li>Training sessions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Currently run by a practising optometrist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding evidence based literature, statistics etc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Move to co-presenting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expanding topics </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Gaps in the knowledge <ul><li>Database of Uncertainties about the </li></ul><ul><li>Effects of Treatments </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.library.nhs.uk/Eyes/ViewResource.aspx?resID=297003&tabID=290 </li></ul><ul><li>Systematic review project - </li></ul><ul><li>identifying & assessing </li></ul><ul><li> systematic reviews since 1997 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.library.nhs.uk/eyes/page.aspx?pagename=SR </li></ul>
  9. 9. Research synergy Higher Education NHS 3 rd Sector
  10. 10. Assumptions <ul><li>Don’t assume researchers know their needs </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t assume they know you exist </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t assume they know what a librarian does </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t assume that you or they know the gaps in the knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t assume that you know the results of a research project in advance </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t assume that your skills are not relevant </li></ul>
  11. 11. Take homes <ul><li>Make sure that you have the resources to cope with the project </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t let your enthusiasm carry you away </li></ul><ul><li>Remember that your reputation is at stake </li></ul><ul><li>Networking and communications skills – building rapport </li></ul><ul><li>Proactive not reactive </li></ul><ul><li>Attitudinal shift </li></ul>
  12. 12. Contact details <ul><ul><li>Carrie Sherlock ~ [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anne Welsh / Jenny Wood ~ [email_address] </li></ul></ul>
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