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CRD is a world renowned institute that produces policy relevant research and innovative methods that advance the use of research evidence to improve population health.
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CRD are recruiting

We are looking to recruit motivated researchers to join CRD at this exciting point in the department’s history.

We have two grade 6 Research Fellow positions in either Evidence Synthesis or Health Economics and two grade 7 Research Fellow posts in Evidence Synthesis.

All posts are available immediately on a full or part-time basis. Full details are available via the links below:
Grade 6 Research Fellows
Grade 7 Research Fellows 

Closing date for applications is 4th January 2016.

New Publications


Lessons from comparing narrative synthesis and meta-analysis in a systematic review

Childhood obesity as a predictor of morbidity in adulthood: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Randomization methods in emergency setting trials: a descriptive review

Latest News

Symposium on systematic reviews and meta-analysis of preclinical scientific research

Posted on Friday 20 November 2015

Alison Booth, Research Fellow at CRD, was invited to deliver a lecture on the PROSPERO database at the recent symposium on systematic reviews and meta-analysis of preclinical scientific research at Aarhus University, Denmark.

PICNICC model to undergo international assessment

Posted on Tuesday 17 November 2015

The PICNICC model is a system for doctors to determine the risk of serious infection when children who are undergoing cancer treatment present unwell with fever. We are pleased to announce that the model is now to undergo assessment in Australia.

New project on support for adults with autism

Posted on Thursday 12 November 2015

We are conducting a review of "low-level" services for adults with high-functioning autism as part of the DH Policy Reviews Facility.

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