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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

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    NIHR Clinical Trial Fellows - Katherine Berry and Gordon Fuller

    NIHR Clinical Trial Fellows - Katherine Berry and Gordon Fuller

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    Sheffield CTRU successfully renewed its full registration with the UKCRC

    Sheffield CTRU successfully renewed its full registration with the UKCRC (UK Clinical Research Collaboration) Registered Clinical Trials Unit Network.

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    RSS Conference 2014 Posters

    The Royal Statistical Society held their annual conference in Sheffield this year, from 1-4 September 2014.  Two of the ScHARR Medical Statisticians were awarded prizes for their poster submissions.

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    New staff within DTS 

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    Intercalated Course

    The medical school runs a research BMedSci degree for Medical Students wishing to intercalate from their medical degree.

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    Pleasant Study

    The PLEASANT study is a cluster randomised controlled trial investigating the effect of a postal intervention, sent to parents/carers of school age asthmatic children during the summer holidays, in reducing unscheduled medical contacts in September following return to school.

    The study is being carried out by Professor Steven A Julious - Group Director of the Medical Statistics Group.

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    A Word from the Director

    A Word from the Director