Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research
The UK EQUATOR Centre opened a 3-year Dphil (PhD) position at the Centre for Statistics in Medicine (CSM), the University of Oxford. This is an exciting opportunity for those interested in investigating methodology and research quality in health research, preferably oncology. The position is funded by Cancer Research UK (CRUK). The research project can start in October 2020, January 2021 or April 2021.
The director of CSM and the UK EQUATOR Centre, Gary Collins, said he is open to any project ideas: “Our current work includes prediction modelling, machine learning, and reporting quality, but candidates should feel free to go beyond that!” The student will be supervised by a member of the UK EQUATOR Centre Team.
The position is open to those eligible for UK student fees. Applicants should contact Gary Collins to discuss ideas by 14 of August 2020. The formal application deadline is 21 August 2020, noon BST.
In a previous post detailing my time with the EQUATOR Network, I spoke about my work on the STrengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE) statement. STROBE is one of the original “core” reporting guidelines which provides guidance...