Ada Keding

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Ada joined the York Trials Unit in September 2012 and has previously worked on quality of life studies in oncology at the University of Leeds. She is currently teaching medical statistics on a number of the postgraduate modules and supports the design and analysis of various trials and research studies at the unit. Ada has a specialist interest in the statistical issues surrounding orthopaedic trials.


  • BSc Psychology (York)
  • MSc Human-Computer Interaction (UCL)
  • MSc Statistics (Sheffield)

Departmental roles

  • Deputy Chair Dissertation Development Committee
  • Deputy Chair Library Committee



Ada's research interests include longitudinal trials.


  • PRofHER-Proximal Fracture of the Humerus: Evaluation by Randomisation
  • HERO- Hydroxychloroquine Effectiveness in Reducing symptoms of hand Osteoarthritis
  • Casper- Collaborative care and active surveillance for screen-positive elders with sub-clinical depression: a pilot study and definitive and randomised evaluation
  • Casper Plus- Collaborative care in screen positive elders with major depressive disorders
  • PROTECT- Preventing blood borne virus infection in people who inject drugs in the UK
  • TB and Tobacco - Tobacco cessation within TB programmes: A 'real world' solution for countries with dual burden of disease
  • BABY PaNDA- Born and Bred in Yorkshire :PeriNatal depression diagnostic accuracy study
  • CPIT III - The Smoking Cessation in Pregnancy Incentives Trial (CPIT III): A Multi-centre phase III Randomised Controlled Trial
  • PROFHER 2 - PROximal Fracture of the Humerus: Evaluation by Randomisation Trial no. 2 (PROFHER-2 Trial)
  • CHEMIST - Community Pharmacies Mood Intervention Study (CHEMIST): A Feasibility and Pilot Study

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Contact details

Ada Keding

Tel: 01904 32(1510)