Methods Speaker Series 2021

Methods Speaker Series 2021

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.

Click here to view the list of topics scheduled for the TI Methods Speaker Series in 2022.

Here is a list of the talks offered as part of the TI Methods Speaker Series in 2021. Click on the topic to view details, including the video recording of each talk:

Date Topic Speaker
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 Do we need journal peer review? Changes between 121 epidemiology preprints and their subsequent journal publications Mario Malički
September 29 What is your question? Causal and predictive purposes of clinical trials and the implications for analysis Stephen Senn
October 27 Impact of reporting guidelines and prevalence of inconsistency in systematic reviews with network meta-analysis Areti-Angeliki Veroniki & Sofia Tsokani
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.

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