PACER Workshops

PACER workshops are interactive and practical, designed to equip participants with knowledge and skills on methods and topics related to patient-centred research.

Upcoming workshops


Conducting and publishing qualitative health research

Time and Date: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Friday 10th May 2019
Venue: Seminar Room, Kids Research, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead NSW 2145
Facilitator: Allison Tong, Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney
Registration: Email Amanda at sph.pacer@sydney.edu.au to be added to waiting list.

Workshop objectives:
– understand the purpose of qualitative research
– compare key differences between qualitative and quantitative research
– gain knowledge of the common methodologies used in qualitative health research
– understand the design of qualitative studies (including participant selection)
– gain skills in common methods and techniques of data collection (interviews, focus groups)
– gain knowledge in the methods and techniques of data analysis
– appraise a qualitative study
– learn how to report and publish qualitative studies in biomedical journals


Consumer involvement in health research

Time and Date: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Wednesday 14th August 2019
Venue: Seminar Room, Kids Research, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead NSW 2145
Facilitator: TBA
Registration: Opening soon – $70 for students, $150 for non-students (includes materials and catering).