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Get an inside view of life at ICON, from initial impressions of the company to mature reflexions of the industry - and everything in between.
How our IT Operations team help improve the lives of people every day
How our IT Operations team help improve the lives of people every day
20 Nov 20
What does it mean to work in clinical research? For a lot of our colleagues, it’s a chance to have an impact on peoples’ lives and to make their mark on the i...
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What it's like to work in the IT team of the world's best CRO
What it's like to work in the IT team of the world's best CRO
18 Nov 20
ICON was once again announced as the best CRO in the Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Awards. Being recognised as the best in the industry wouldn’t be possible wit...
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How to write an outstanding life sciences CV
How to write an outstanding life sciences CV
28 Oct 20
Around 248,400 people are employed by the UK life sciences industry and as one of the fastest-growing sectors, that number is expected to continue climbing. Despite it be...
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ICON is crowned BEST CRO at the Vaccine Industry Excellence Awards
ICON is crowned BEST CRO at the Vaccine Industry Excellence Awards
28 Oct 20
In October, we were crowned the Best Clinical Research Organisation (CRO) at the Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Awards and we want to share with you what that means to...
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How to forge a career in clinical research
How to forge a career in clinical research
17 Sep 20
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), in 2019 there were 56,848 clinical trials worldwide and in just 10 years that figure has increased by a factor of 20. Th...
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5 tips to make a lasting impression in a video interview
5 tips to make a lasting impression in a video interview
16 Sep 20
The number of companies using video interviews jumped up by 67% in four weeks in response to the Covid-19 crisis. Both employers and recruiters were forced to adopt new t...
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How wearable technology has reinvented clinical trials
How wearable technology has reinvented clinical trials
26 Aug 20
Wearable technology has become a normal part of everyday life, from fitness trackers and smart watches to smart jewellery and implantables, more sophisticated wearable me...
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Are remote decentralised clinical trials the future?
Are remote decentralised clinical trials the future?
18 Aug 20
In traditional clinical trials, patients must attend regular check-ins at hospitals or clinics but fully remote decentralised clinical trials (DCTs) and hybrid trials lim...
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4 reasons to consider becoming a biostatistician
4 reasons to consider becoming a biostatistician
7 Aug 20
Biostatisticians take on the responsibility of statistical aspects of both preclinical and clinical research studies. It’s their job to advise pharmaceutical compan...
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What are the four phases of a clinical trial?
What are the four phases of a clinical trial?
30 Jul 20
Having enjoyed steady growth over the last several years, it’s predicted that the global clinical trials market will hit a value of $65.2 billion by 2025, and aroun...
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