Danny Hind

BA (Cambridge), MA, PhD (Sheffield)

School of Health and Related Research

Professor of Evaluation

Assistant Director, CTRU

Danny Hind
+44 114 222 0707

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Danny Hind
School of Health and Related Research
Room 3.06, 3rd Floor
The Innovation Centre
217 Portobello
S1 4DP

I design and conduct quantitative, qualitative and mixed-methods research. Prior to joining CTRU in 2007, I conducted systematic reviews for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, the National Institute for Health Research and a number of Cochrane Review Groups.

Research interests
  • Controlled trials and observational studies
  • Qualitative research
  • Process evaluation
  • Mixed-method research
  • Intervention development and optimisation
  • Group interventions
  • Evaluations of surgical techniques

Current projects

  • NIHR CTU Support / MRC HTMR: Adaptive designs CONSORT Extension (ACE) Project
  • HTA 17/17/02: PIlonidal sinus Treatment: STudying the OPtions (PITSTOP)
  • NIHR EME: 15/178/09 - Autologous Stem cell Transplantation In refractory Crohn’s disease - Low Intensity Therapy Evaluation (ASTIC-LITE)
  • PHEWS: Pre-Hospital Early Warning scores for Sepsis study (HTA 17/136/10)
  • Venous Thromboembolism Assessment Model (VTEAM) study (NIHR 127454)

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Conference proceedings papers


  • Biggs K, Hind D, Gossage-Worrall R, Sprange K, White D, Wright J, Chatters R, Berry K, Papaioannou D, Bradburn M , Walters SJ et al (2019) Challenges in the design, planning and implementation of trials evaluating group interventions. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Biggs K, Hind D, Bradburn M, Swaby L & Brown S (2019) Lessons learnt from a multi-centre Type 3 surgical trial. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Hoo ZH, Totton N, Waterhouse S, Hind D, Girling C, Bradburn M, Shepherd E, Nightingale JA, Daniels TV, Dewar J , Saini G et al (2019) ePS5.05 Understanding objective adherence to preventative inhaled therapies at a centre level for quality improvement - a CFHealthHub (CFHH) improvement collaborative study. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Beal E, Hind D, Bradburn M, Lee E, Howard A, Shackley P, Lee M & Brown S (2018) #20 Design and rationale of the PIlonidal sinus Treatment - STudying the OPtions (PITSTOP) study: a multicentre cohort, nested mixed-methods case study and discrete choice experiment (poster presentation). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Dimairo M, Todd S, Julious S, Jaki T, Wason J, Hind D, Mander A, Weir C, Koenig F, Altman D , Nicholl J et al (2017) Journeying through the development of a consensus-driven adaptive designs reporting guidance. Global Forum on Bioethics in Research. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Cox M, hind D, biggs C, O'Connor C, Channell J, Hughes R & Albert P (2016) The PRACTICE trial: Pulmonary Rehabilitation and ACTIvity after COPD Exacerbations. COPD10. RIS download Bibtex download