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6 February 2023
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In this blog, Dr Junior Mudji from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), shares his experience of studying on the Masters programme in Global Healthcare Leadership.
Student experience: MSc in Translational Health Sciences
7 November 2022
In this blog, Madeline Tatum, a recent graduate of the full-time MSc in Translational Health Sciences, shares what she most valued from her experience of studying on the programme.
DPhil student exchange programme: Emilie’s experience
26 August 2022
Emilie reflects on her experience as a visiting DPhil student with the Interdisciplinary Research in Health Sciences (IRIHS) team, or in her words ‘the best three months’ of her DPhil study!
Retracted publications on COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2: transparency in research
1 July 2022
Final-year medical students, Ibrahim and Alicia, share details of their Special Studies Module (SSM) project; carried out alongside Dr. David Nunan at the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine.
Sixth year primary care medical students share details of their project focusing on identifying research irregularities for systematic reviews
1 July 2022
Sixth year primary care medical students Sarah Peters and Archie Lodge joined the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine for a three-week period as part of a special study module to improve their knowledge of evidence-based medicine. In this blog, they discuss their project, focusing on evaluating available techniques to identify research irregularities that require further scrutiny and the role they play when conducting systematic reviews.
Building on pandemic experiences: DPhil Research Assistant, Amelia Talbot
24 June 2022
Amelia is a DPhil Research Assistant in the Medical Sociology and Health Experiences Research Group. Find out how Amelia adapted to online research, and what she plans to take away from the last two years.
Sixth year medical student, Ben, shares details of upcoming project, focusing on critically appraising tools used to influence clinical decision-making
27 May 2022
Sixth year primary care medical student, Ben, will be joining the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine for a three-week period as part of his special study module (SSM), to pursue his interests in meta-analysis and interventions.
Sixth year medical student, Charlotte, shares evidence-based project as part of the special studies module (SSM)
13 May 2022
Sixth year primary care medical student, Charlotte, joined the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine for a three-week period as part of her special study module, to improve her knowledge of evidence-based medicine. In this blog, Charlotte discusses her project, focusing on evaluating the reporting of medication adherence to pharmacological interventions in coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) related randomized control trials (RCTs).
Cranberry for acute Urinary Tract Infection – an old wives’ tale? Or mother nature’s cure?
28 April 2022
Cranberry in various forms has been used by women for decades to help treat Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs). Up to 27% of women report using cranberry to help treat a UTI (1). But does it actually work? 'Primary Care post-doctoral researcher, Dr Oghenekome Gbinigie, explains findings from her recent studies.
The student voice: Medical Student Ioan Baxter share 3rd-year research project
21 March 2022
Ioan Baxter, a 3rd-year medical student, at Worcester College, writes this blog, detailing his research project, as part of the Final Honours Scheme Research Projects Programme, completed under the supervision of Dr. David Nunan of the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine.
Preventing deaths from cardiovascular disease and anticoagulants: an analysis of coroner Prevention of Future Deaths reports (PFDs) questions whether lessons are being learnt
27 October 2021
Preventing premature death is the aim of coroners’ Prevention of Future Deaths reports. But is this system really helping us to prevent such harms? Oxford medical student, Ali Anis, examined deaths involving cardiovascular disease and anticoagulants for his Final Honours Scheme (FHS) research, to assess the state of play, now published in BJGP Open.
Which is the best service model to ensure that people with atrial fibrillation receive the recommended anticoagulation?
28 July 2021
Departmental DPhil student, Nick Jones, reports on findings from a recent systematic review that formed the first part of his thesis, providing data inputs for future economic evaluations, including decision-analytical modeling studies, to reduce stroke risk through anticoagulation prescribing for people with heart failure and atrial fibrillation.
The student voice - making the most of a final-year Elective “pandemic style"
From Shakespeare’s plays to Scottish peaks, Angus McCance (Year 6) describes how to make the most of a final-year Elective “pandemic style”…
Ranin Soliman: evidence resonates with qualitative research
12 August 2020
Ranin Soliman, DPhil Student in EBHC, describes her experiences of the qualitative research methods module.