CRD is part of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and is a department of the University of York.

We provide research-based information about the effects of health and social care interventions via our databases and undertake systematic reviews evaluating the research evidence on health and public health questions of national and international importance.

The findings of our research outputs are widely disseminated and have impacted on health care policy and practice, both in the UK and internationally. Read more...



Accolade for CRD staff member

Bob Phillips has been awarded the 'F1000 Faculty Member of the Year Award 2014' for the Research Methodology Faculty. This is the third year Bob has received this accolade, having won it in 2011 and 2013.

This award recognizes Faculty Members who have made the most significant contribution to the F1000 Recommendation service over the past year, as judged by our editorial team.

Vacancy: Health Economist

Applications are invited for a Grade 7 or Grade 8 Research Fellow post based at the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD) at the University of York.

You will be responsible for economic evaluation across CRD research programmes, but will work mainly within Health Technology Assessment. You will lead the health economic component of CRD work carried out under the NIHR Technology Assessment Reviews (TAR) Programme, working closely with colleagues from the Centre for Health Economics (CHE). You will also contribute to other CRD HTA projects, incorporating decision analytic modelling and evidence synthesis (including network meta-analysis and statistical analysis of individual participant data) and to methodological projects. Click here to read more and apply.

Triage and minimising crowding in emergency departments

A new issue of Effectiveness Matters is available. Click here to download.

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Page last updated: 5 March 2015