Mike has worked on randomised trials, systematic reviews and studies of research methodology for nearly 30 years. He has a strong interest in increasing research capacity and in improving access to research.
He is Research Director of Evidence Aid, encouraging the use of reviews in the humanitarian sector. He established the Study Within A Trial/Review (SWAT/R) initiatives to support studies of research methods.
He has supervised dozens of postgraduate students in Queen’s University Belfast and other universities internationally.
Mike is keen to hear from prospective PhD or MD students wanting to;
(1) investigate improving the quality and usefulness of trials and reviews,
(2) conduct health services research more generally; or
(3) conduct research relevant to humanitarian emergencies.Make a PhD enquiry
PUBLIC OUTREACH AND KEY ACHIEVEMENTS
PhD Title: The validity of informed consent for surgery
Name: Scott McCain
Years of Study: 2016 to 2018
PhD Title: Determining which patient characteristics are important in determining the validity of informed consent
Name: Liam Convie
Years of Study: 2017 to 2019