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How to start a research program: Kelly Foster at DFTB18


Kelly Foster is a leading research development manager, helping broker multidisciplinary research for PREDICT and QEMRF. Bring a strong paediatric nursing background into the mix she understands the challenges of performing research in this area.

But you’ve been inspired by Dr Sarah McNab do some research and want to know how do you get started? With so many questions unanswered (and even some old questions that we thought were answered probably unanswered too) we need new generations of researchers to carry the mantle.

If you are not sure what questions you want to answer then the major research networks have provided a roadmap for you.



This talk was recorded live at DFTB18 in Melbourne, Australia. With the theme of ‘Science and Story‘ we pushed our speakers to step out of their comfort zones and consider why we do what we do. Caring for children is not just about acquiring the scientific knowhow but also about taking a look beyond a diagnosis or clinical conundrum at the patient and their families.

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