2019

Society for Social Medicine Annual Meeting

Posted on Friday 13 September 2019

CRD Research Fellow Emily South presented findings from recent research projects in two oral presentations at the Society for Social Medicine & Population Health and International Epidemiology Association European Congress Joint Annual Scientific Meeting in Cork, Ireland, 4-6 September 2019.

Systematic reviews of cancer treatment for children

Posted on Monday 9 September 2019

Jess Morgan and Bob Phillips will be presenting their work on systematic reviews in children’s cancer treatment at the Childhood Cancer Conference, 13th September 2019 in London.

NIHR Pre-doctoral Fellowship

Posted on Wednesday 14 August 2019

Congratulations to CRD Research Fellow Ruth Walker on being awarded an NIHR Pre-doctoral Fellowship.

NIHR Applied Research Collaborations

Posted on Wednesday 17 July 2019

CRD is pleased to be part of two recently awarded Applied Research Collaborations (ARCs) and will be working with colleagues in the Centre for Health Economics, the Department of Health Sciences, and the Department of Social Policy and Social Work as well as with other institutions and organisations in two strategic partnerships to tackle the region’s greatest health challenges in Yorkshire and Humber and the North East and North Cumbria.

SIOP Young Investigator Award

Posted on Tuesday 16 July 2019

CRD congratulates Dr Christa Koenig, Visiting Research Fellow from University of Bern, on receiving a Young Investigator Award from the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP).

Modelling approaches for histology independent cancer drugs to inform NICE appraisals

Posted on Monday 24 June 2019

As part of the Technology Assessment Review (TAR) Programme, CRD staff have been collaborating with colleagues from the Centre for Health Economics (CHE) to explore the extent to which the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) existing approaches for assessing clinical and economic value can be applied to technologies developed for histology independent indications and any changes that might be required.

Police-related mental health triage

Posted on Tuesday 18 June 2019

Police services increasingly receive emergency calls involving people with perceived mental ill health where no crime has been committed. Police officers have to then make decisions about how best to resolve such incidents. The York Evidence Synthesis Centre at CRD has recently published a rapid synthesis of evidence on triage interventions aimed at these types of situation.

“Including children in research” symposium

Posted on Thursday 13 June 2019

Dr Bob Phillips recently presented a symposium at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 2019 International Conference on including children in research. This symposium attracted researcher active paediatric clinicians to discuss a range of ways of making research projects sensible, ethical and relevant.

Gender inequalities in clinical academic careers

Posted on Friday 7 June 2019

Jess Morgan, NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Paediatric Oncology at CRD and Professor Gabrielle Finn, Director of the Health Professions Education Unit at the Hull York Medical School (HYMS) are collaborating on a new research project to understand the experiences, barriers and motivators of those who enter a clinical academic career pathway, with a specific focus on gender imbalances.

New partnership with Universidad del Desarrollo

Posted on Friday 24 May 2019

Rachel Churchill and Noortje Uphoff have been awarded a small grant by the Risk, Evidence, and Decision-Making research theme from the University of York to establish a new collaboration between the Cochrane Common Mental Disorders (CCMD) group at CRD and the Program of Social Studies in Health at the Universidad del Desarrollo in Chile led by Professor Baltica Cabieses.

Poster prize at ISPOR 2018

Posted on Monday 15 April 2019

“A review of issues affecting the efficiency of decision making in the NICE Single Technology Appraisal process”

Outstanding Postgraduate Academic Achievement Prize for Holly Dale

Posted on Friday 18 January 2019

Congratulations to Holly Dale who has been awarded the MSc Applied Health Research Outstanding Taught Postgraduate Academic Achievement Prize by the Department of Health Sciences at the University of York.

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