How we can trust the results of studies?
None of our research ideas, work, or reporting are perfect, which means they are all destined to be criticized and potentially discarded.
Stanford University has recently released a list that represents the top 2 per cent of the most-cited scientists in various disciplines. The report was prepared by a team of experts led by Prof. John Ioannidis, the eminent Professor at the Stanford University. The database was created to provide updated analyses and a publicly available database … Continue reading Stanford University Names World’s Top 2% Scientists
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A growing number of entities are advertising themselves as "scholarly medical journals" yet do not function as such.
Our upcoming winter camp meets the increasing need for highly qualified clinicians-scientists and those participating in patient-oriented, outcomes, or implementation research. "Clinical Research From A to Z" will cover a broad array of educational opportunities to meet the diverse needs of trainees. The five modules will cover the essential of medical research from conception to … Continue reading Clinical Research From A to Z
Reproducibility crisis attracted serious attention in the scientific arena over the last two decades, as disappointing results emerged from large scale reproducibility projects in various medical, life and behavioral sciences. In 2016, a poll conducted by the journal Nature reported that more than half (52%) of scientists surveyed believed science was facing a reproducibility or … Continue reading Reproducibility Crisis and Trusted Evidence
Enormous amount of research evidence floods healthcare givers, policy makers and consumers. Users of research evidence may find difficulty in terms of time, skills and resources to keep up with the daily addition of information. Healthcare providers need to find trustworthy research evidence to guide their daily clinical decisions. Systematic reviews and meta-analyses respond to … Continue reading Evidence: beyond the numbers
Our approach balances development of critical thinking skills with application of those skills to contemporary data analysis
The main educational aim of this workshop is to offer a challenging, flexible scheme of study invigorated by research, which advances clinicians’ ability to develop academic and practical insights into the use of clinical trials.