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The Strategy Plan for the Network of Hubs for Trials Methodology Research is available here.

Recent publications:

  • Williamson P, Altman D, Blazeby J, Clarke M, Gargon E. Driving up the quality and relevance of research through the use of agreed core outcomes. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy 2012;17(1):1-2.
  • Antes G, Clarke M. Knowledge as a key resource for health challenges. Lancet 2012;379:195-6.
  • Booth A, Clarke M, Ghersi D, Moher D, Petticrew M, Stewart L. Establishing a minimum dataset for prospective registration of systematic reviews: an international  consultation. PLoS One 2011;6(11):e27319.
  • Smith V, Devane D, Begley C, Clarke M. Methodology in conducting a systematic review of systematic reviews of healthcare interventions. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2011;11:15.
  • Davey J, Turner RM, Clarke MJ, Higgins JP. Characteristics of meta-analyses and their component studies in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews: a cross-sectional, descriptive analysis. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2011;11:160.
  • Clarke M, Kayabu B. Evidence for disaster risk reduction, planning and response: design of the Evidence Aid survey. PLoS Currents: Disasters 2011; 3: RRN1270.


The Northern Ireland Network for Trials Methodology Research
The Northern Ireland Network for Trials Methodology Research