Improvement science and research methods seminar January 2021: Reflections on stepped-wedge trials

The first Improvement science and research methods seminar in 2021, featured Dr Vanessa Botan who presented her ‘Reflections on stepped-wedge trials: rationale, design, and analysis‘. Vanessa is a postdoctoral research associate in medical statistics, working on two major NIHR funded Continue reading Improvement science and research methods seminar January 2021: Reflections on stepped-wedge trials

Improvement science and research methods seminar December 2020: Interrupted time series, COVID lockdown and ambulance data

In the December Improvement science and research methods seminar, Professor Graham Law discussed ‘Interrupted time series, COVID lockdown and ambulance data’. Graham Law is a Professor in Medical Statistics in the College of Social Science and a senior member of Continue reading Improvement science and research methods seminar December 2020: Interrupted time series, COVID lockdown and ambulance data

New ESRC study on impact of COVID-19 on probation’s work to improve health of people under supervision

The latest research funding for CaHRU was awarded to Dr Coral Sirdifield and her team, for a study titled, ‘Understanding and learning from the impact of COVID-19 on probation’s work to improve the health of people under its supervision‘. The Continue reading New ESRC study on impact of COVID-19 on probation’s work to improve health of people under supervision

CaHRU presents study of prehospital methoxyflurane for acute pain in trauma in adults at 4th annual UK College of Paramedics conference

Prof Niro Siriwardena presented CaHRU’s latest study on ‘Clinical effectiveness and costs of prehospital inhaled methoxyflurane for acute pain in trauma in adults: non-randomised control group study’ from Dr Murray D Smith who led the analysis, with Dr Elise Rowan Continue reading CaHRU presents study of prehospital methoxyflurane for acute pain in trauma in adults at 4th annual UK College of Paramedics conference

Improvement science and research methods seminar November 2020: Complex intervention trials and studies

The November Community and Health Research Unit seminar, ‘Complex intervention trials and studies‘ was given by Drs Julie Pattinson and Elise Rowan. Julie is a postdoctoral research assistant in CaHRU with expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodologies, specifically grounded theory Continue reading Improvement science and research methods seminar November 2020: Complex intervention trials and studies