Vacancy: Research Fellow / Statistician in Evidence Synthesis

Posted on Wednesday 19 December 2018

We seek an enthusiastic and ambitious Grade 6 Research Fellow/Statistician to join the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD) at the University of York.

2018 Cochrane Colloquium

Posted on Tuesday 25 September 2018

CRD staff presented their latest research at the 25th Cochrane Colloquium held in Edinburgh, 16-18th September 2018. The theme of this year’s colloquium was ‘Cochrane for all – better evidence for better health decisions'.

iCAN Research & Advocacy Summit

Posted on Tuesday 10 July 2018

Developing patient and public involvement in research is important for CRD's mission to improve the quality of healthcare research. Dr Bob Phillips, Senior Clinical Academic and NIHR Postdoctoral Fellow, delivered a plenary talk to children and young people at the iCAN Research and Advocacy Summit on 10th July in Edinburgh. The Summit is an international gathering, bringing together the next wave of researchers with children, young people and their families to improve child health, medicine and research.

Introduction to Systematic Reviews & Critical Appraisal Course, 4th – 6th June 2018

Posted on Friday 6 July 2018

Last month, CRD welcomed 25 delegates from across the UK and Europe to the three day course Introduction to Systematic Reviews & Critical Appraisal. The course was held in the Conference Suite at York Science Park where delegates spent the best part of a week learning about the systematic review process.

Interventions for complex trauma & upcoming Research Prioritisation Day #INCiTEstudy

Posted on Friday 25 May 2018

For the last year CRD has joined with international collaborators at the University of Verona and partnered with MHARG, the University of Manchester and The Retreat Hospital in York to undertake an ambitious systematic review - INterventions for Complex Traumatic Events (INCiTE) - funded by NIHR Health Technology Assessment programme. This is the first review of its kind to attempt to synthesise data about the clinical effectiveness and acceptability of psychological and/or pharmacological treatments for people exposed to complex traumatic events.

CRD presents EPPPIC results

Posted on Monday 21 May 2018

Preliminary results of the Evaluating Progestogens for Prevention of Preterm Birth International Collaborative (EPPPIC) individual participant data meta-analysis were presented to collaborators at a dedicated meeting on May 15th, just prior to the 3rd European Spontaneous Preterm Birth Congress, in Edinburgh.

NIHR funded Systematic Review Training Fellowship

Posted on Tuesday 24 April 2018

We are seeking applications for an NIHR funded Systematic Review Training Fellowship. The Fellowship provides an opportunity to undertake an MSc in applied health research and learn about systematic review methods through supervised project work.

CRD research underpins international award

Posted on Tuesday 3 April 2018

CRD's Predicting Infectious Complications of Neutropenic sepsis In Children with Cancer (PICNICC) project was key to Dr Gabrielle Haeusler gaining the Australian Victoria State Premier's Award for Health Services Research.

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Conference 2018

Posted on Thursday 22 March 2018

CRD researchers attended the recent RCPCH Conference in Glasgow to present findings from work on child health.

Dr Bob Phillips to join prestigious European academic working group

Posted on Friday 2 March 2018

Prestigious invitation for Senior Clinical Academic

Teenage/young adult cancer research priorities: top 10

Posted on Tuesday 23 January 2018

“What psychological support package improves psychological well-being, social functioning and mental health during and after treatment?” has been rated the top priority for future research into teenage and young adult cancer, according to new research launched today.

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