• Some thoughts and feedback on the G-I-N Conference 2018
    Some thoughts and feedback on the G-I-N Conference 2018
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    Two of the MiRoR fellows had the opportunity to present their research projects at the Guidelines International Network (G-I-N) Conference held in Manchester this autumn. For Alice and Maria, it was an enriching and insightful experience. Guidelines International Network (G-I-N) Conference 2018, Manchester UK The 14th annual G-I-N conference took take place in Manchester, United Kingdom, from…

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  • EBM Live 2019
    EBM Live 2019
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    Jointly hosted by the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford and The BMJ, Evidence-Based Medicine Live is taking place on July 15-17, 2019 at the Said Business School, University of Oxford. Evidence-Based Medicine Live offers a platform that encourages debate on the current status and future directions of EBM. This event will…

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  • ISCB40
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    The International Society for Clinical Biostatistics (ISCB) is devoted to stimulate research into the principles and methodology used in the design and analysis of clinical research and to increase the relevance of statistical theory to the real world of clinical medicine. The 40th Annual Conference of the ISCB is taking place on July 14-18, 2019 in…

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  • ICTMC 2019
    ICTMC 2019
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    The 5th International Clinical Trials Methodology Conference (ICTMC) is taking place on October 6-9, 2019 in Brighton (UK). The event promises to be a unique opportunity for those working in clinical trials to meet and discuss the current issues within trials and trials methodology. The event will showcase the very latest in trials methodology research and offer plenty…

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  • MiRoR seminar on meta-research
    MiRoR seminar on meta-research
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    The MiRoR consortium organised a sucessful seminar dedicated to Innovative initiatives to transform research and meet the challenges of the 21st century. This seminar took place at the School of Medicine of the University of Split (Croatia) on October 2, 2018. Guest speakers in this event are top leader contributors in the field of meta research….

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  • Interview with Nichole Taske
    Interview with Nichole Taske
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    Two MiRoR research fellows, Camila Olarte Parra (University of Ghent) and Lorenzo Bertizzolo (University Paris Descartes) had the opportunity to interview Nichole Taske, Associate Director in Methods and Economics at the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), who shared with us details of her career and background, thoughts on NICE missions and challenges and tips for young researchers. You…

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  • My experience at Evidence Live 2018
    My experience at Evidence Live 2018
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    This year’s Evidence Live conference was on June 18–20, 2018 at the University of Oxford. The conference’s programme contained an interesting and important line-up of speakers, sessions, workshops and seminars on informing, developing and implementing evidence for real change. Three of the MiRoR research fellows attended this conference: I presented my work on methods for…

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  • ISCB2018
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    The 2018 Joint International Society for Clinical Biostatistics (ISCB) and Australian Statistical Conference will take place in Melbourne from the 26-30 of August 2018. The aim of this conference is to bring together a broad range of statistical researchers across a variety of research areas to facilitate the international exchange of theory, methods and applications. This 39th edition of…

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  • MiRoR project highlight – Technology Assisted Reviews of Diagnostic Test Accuracy
    MiRoR project highlight – Technology Assisted Reviews of Diagnostic Test Accuracy
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    Artificial intelligence has seen huge advances over the last decade or so, and many tasks which once required human intelligence can today be automated. However, these advances have so far seen little to no adoption in systematic reviews, and much of the process remains manual, time-consuming, and expensive. In this project (ESR 12 – Text…

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  • A tribute to Professor Doug Altman
    A tribute to Professor Doug Altman
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    In science, to a greater or lesser extent, we all stand on the shoulders of giants. As a consortium targeting the improvement of methodological quality of clinical research, we have had the honor of working with one of the giants in this field. Doug Altman has left a legacy that will affect the way we…

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No 676207
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