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  • Munya Dimairo supervises 2nd year MBChB intern Abigail Stevely

    Munya Dimairo has been supervising Abigail Stevely a 2nd year MBChB intern working on adaptive designs related project investigating “Differential reporting of group sequential randomised controlled trials in “high impact” medical journals: shortcomings of the CONSORT 2010 statement”.

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    Dr Chris Littlewood - Service of the Year award

    Dr Chris Littlewood recently received a 'Service of the Year' award from the Association of Orthopaedic Chartered Physiotherapists  The award recognized the practical implications of a pragmatic randomised controlled trial conducted in the NHS.

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    Multicentre Randomised Controlled Trial of Induced Endometrial Trauma In Women Undergoing First Time

    Multicentre Randomised Controlled Trial of Induced Endometrial Trauma In Women Undergoing First Time In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF).

    CTRU are collaborating with Sheffield Teaching Hospitals managing a new study from December 2015, funded by the HTA . The Chief Investigator for the study is Dr Mostafa Metwally.

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    The Sheffield Professional Awards 2015

    We are proud to announce that Karen Beck and Nicola Donohoe were both nominated and shortlisted for the Sheffield Professional Awards 2015

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    A Word from the Director

    A Word from the Director

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    The Lancet Series on Research: Increasing value, reducing waste

    Steven Julious was part of a group who published a paper on reducing waste from incomplete or unusable reports of biomedical research as part of a series of articles in The Lancet on increasing value and reducing waste in research ranging from waste in deciding what research to do, through to waste because of unusable reports of research.

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    PLEASANT Trial wins prize

    PLEASANT Trial wins prize

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    Isoqol Berlin Conference

    Professor Stephen Walters attended the 21st International Society for Quality of Life (ISOQOL) Annual Conference in October 2014 in Berlin, Germany and gave a 3-hour workshop on “Analysing longitudinal quality of life outcome data”.

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    DTS statisticians’ authors of "highly accessed” papers on pilot trials

    DTS statisticians have been working collaboratively and productively in teams to produce three statistical methodological papers on the topic of pilot studies.

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    DiPEP (Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism in Pregnancy) Trial

    Professor Steve Goodacre of EMRiS, and collaborators from Sheffield CTRU, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, University of Oxford, King's College London and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation trust, have successfully secured £688,000 of NIHR HTA funding to develop and examine clinical characteristics and decision rules to improve the identification of Pulmonary Embolism (PE) in pregnant and post-partum women.

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    Pulmonary Rehabilitation and ACTivity In COPD Exacerbations Trial

    DTS staff Stephen Walters and Daniel Hind, along with Allan Wailoo from HEDS, Respiratory Physicians and Physiotherapists from Sheffield Teaching Hospitals and Aintree University Hospitals have been awarded over £300,000 from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme.

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    BEADS Trial

    CTRU and ScHARR staff have been awarded new HTA-funded pilot trial of Behavioural Activation therapy for post-stroke depression.

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    NIHR Statistical Interns - Isabella Hatfield, Joshua Allen and Edward Pottrill

    Over the summer, Isabella Hatfield, Joshua Allen and Edward Pottrill worked as NIHR Statical Interns for 8 weeks in DTS.

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    New PhD Students in DTS

    New PhD Students in DTS - Jo Rothwell and Beckie Simpson

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    PhD Graduations

    PhD Graduations - Lyn Taylor, Jennifer Lai and Chris Littlewood