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 offered as part of the TI Methods Speaker Series in 2021. Please note that all dates, topics and speakers for future events are tentative and subject to change. Click on the topic to view details, if available:
|January 27||On the difficulties in determining the lethality of COVID-19 and the various ways in which Bayesian methods can help||Harlan Campbell|
|February 24||Should research in predatory journals be included in systematic reviews?||Larissa Shamseer|
|March 31||The development of a new risk of bias tool for network meta-analysis||Carole Lunny|
|April 28||The PRISMA 2020 statement: an updated guideline for reporting systematic reviews||Matthew Page|
|May 26||What’s counted and what counts: metrics in scholarly publishing||Michele Avissar-Whiting|
|June 30||How to improve clinical trial reporting – insights from Europe and the US||Till Bruckner|
|July 28||QUADAS-C: a tool for assessing risk of bias in comparative diagnostic accuracy studies||Bada Yang|
|August 25||What changes from preprints to full published studies?||Mario Malicki|
|September 29||Threshold analysis for network meta-analysis||David Phillippo|
|October 27||RobotReviewer||Iain Marshall|
|November 24||Systematic review searching: an overview of best practices & real world experiences||Rebecca Rishar|
Click here to view the list of topics covered in the TI Methods Speaker Series in 2020, including links to the video recording of each talk.
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.