The TI Methods Speaker Series are offered free of charge and everyone is welcome. The event is usually held at noon on the last Wednesday of each month and used to take place in Rudy North Lecture Theatre (CBH 101) in the Centre for Brain Health, UBC Point Grey Campus. During the COVID-19 pandemic, while physical distancing measures are in effect, the TI Methods Speaker Series are offered via videoconference. The presentations are recorded and the video recordings are posted online.
Here is a list of the talks scheduled to be offered as part of the TI Methods Speaker Series in 2020. Please note that all dates, topics and speakers for future events are tentative and subject to change without notice. Click on the topic to view details, if available:
|January 29||An evidence-based look (as much as possible) at clinical practice guidelines||James McCormack|
|February 26||An introduction to commonly encountered scenarios when synthesizing systematic reviews in overviews||Carole Lunny|
|March 25||Basics of Patient-Oriented Research: A case study in Patient Engagement in Transplant Research||Kristi Coldwell, Lynne Feehan and Larry Mróz|
|April 29||Rapid reviews: what do we know?||Adrienne Stevens|
|May 27||Power analysis in meta-analysis||Ed Kroc|
|June 24||Visualizing public health data: strategies and tools||Anamaria Crisan|
|July 29||Open Science: Transparency and reproducibility in the research life cycle||Mathew Vis-Dunbar|
|August 26||Disseminating academic outputs||Michael Johnny & Krista Jensen|
|September 30||A Practical Introduction to Propensity Score Analysis using R||Ehsan Karim|
|October 28||Analysis of Susceptibility Versus InSusceptibility to Treatment (ASIST)||Colin Dormuth|
|November 25||New PRISMA Update||Matthew Page|
|January 27 2021||Evaluating the non-academic impact of academic research: design considerations||Michael Mintrom|
|February 24 2021||Predatory publishing and its impact of systematic reviews||Larissa Shamseer|
Click here to view the list of topics covered in the TI Methods Speaker Series in 2019, including links to the video recording of each talk.