Posted on Monday 7 December 2015
Members of CRD recently delivered our 3 day Systematic Reviews course at the University of Heidelberg, Germany.
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.
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.
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.
Posted on Monday 9 November 2015
Jess Morgan, PhD student at CRD, has been granted a Young Investigator award by the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP).
Posted on Tuesday 3 November 2015
PROSPERO, our international prospective register of systematic reviews now holds over 10,000 published records. PROSPERO is helping reduce unplanned duplication and encouraging greater information sharing and collaboration worldwide.
Posted on Monday 2 November 2015
Childhood obesity is one of the most important public health challenges of the 21st century. Obese children are more likely to be obese as adults, and adult obesity is linked with an increased risk of disease such as type II diabetes, heart disease and cancer. But does that mean that children’s body mass index (BMI) is good at predicting these conditions in adulthood? Researchers from CRD and St George’s, University of London, conducted a systematic review to address this important issue.
Posted on Thursday 29 October 2015
The new Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) website includes two new PRISMA extensions that CRD has been instrumental in developing http://www.prisma-statement.org
Posted on Monday 26 October 2015
CRD staff Mark Corbett, Alexis Llewellyn, Mark Simmonds and Lesley Stewart presented research papers at the 23rd Cochrane Colloquium held in Vienna. Lesley also co-convened two special sessions about data sharing and Mark Simmonds ran a workshop on living Cochrane reviews.
Posted on Monday 19 October 2015
Bob Phillips, Senior Clinical Academic Fellow at CRD, was invited to deliver one of the keynote talks at the inaugural Leeds Children's Hospital Conference, on 'Research in Practice'.
Posted on Monday 7 September 2015
A new review of quasi-randomisation in trials in emergency care settings by Mark Corbett and CRD colleagues has just been published in Research Synthesis Methods.
Posted on Tuesday 25 August 2015
Our Evidence Synthesis Centre has published its first Evidence Summary for decision makers. It highlights what works when engaging service users in major health service change.
Posted on Friday 14 August 2015
We are currently recruiting ambitious research leaders including a Chair and two Grade 8 Senior Research Fellows in Evidence Synthesis. Closing date for applications is the 10 September 2015.
Posted on Thursday 23 July 2015
We are delighted to announce that CRD has been awarded two prestigious NIHR Fellowships in Systematic Review, and that a third fellowship will be funded by the University of York.
Posted on Monday 20 July 2015
The monoclonal antibodies Cetuximab and Panitumumab are widely used internationally as part of the treatment of colorectal carcinoma. Drs Marco Miroddi and Carmelo Sterrantino, Visiting Fellows at CRD from the University of Messina, Italy, completed a systematic review with Dr Bob Phillips and colleagues to explore the likelihood and severity of gastrointestinal side effects from these new anticancer agents.
Posted on Wednesday 24 June 2015
Resuscitation is often attempted, but at what point, and under what circumstances do continued attempts to re-establish circulation become futile? Bob Phillips, Senior Clinical Academic at CRD, and colleagues undertook a systematic review to try and dispel the uncertainty around these questions.
Posted on Wednesday 10 June 2015
Recognising and managing frailty in primary care
Posted on Wednesday 20 May 2015
Bob Phillips (Senior Academic Clinical Fellow, CRD) chaired a one day course for GPs at the Hull York Medical School on 6th May 2015.
Posted on Tuesday 12 May 2015
We are pleased to welcome Dr Carmelo Sterrantino to CRD.
Posted on Thursday 30 April 2015
CRD Senior Clinical Academic Bob Phillips named SPARKS Young Investigator of the Year
Posted on Saturday 25 April 2015
21-24 April 2015, London
Posted on Thursday 9 April 2015
CRD’s work on an NIHR-funded project has been highlighted by a recent article in The Guardian.
Posted on Tuesday 31 March 2015
CRD staff helped deliver the 3rd annual Academic Paediatric Association conference on the 26th and 27th March 2015 in Leeds.
Posted on Wednesday 25 March 2015
Bob Phillips has been awarded the 'F1000 Faculty Member of the Year Award 2014' for the Research Methodology Faculty.