LIHS mini-masterclasses

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Mini-masterclasses are 20 minute presentations on topics in the areas of information management, qualitative research, statistics, health economics and health informatics. At the end there are 10 minutes for individual questions and networking. Please see the latest LIHS Mini-masterclass timetable.

Staff and PhD students in the Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Leeds are welcome to attend.

No booking is required, however non-LIHS staff are requested to inform Denise Womersley if they plan to attend. 

Previous class presentations

To view presentation slides (and some videos) for previous classes please see the archive of mini masterclasses

Current Timetable


Room number

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01/11/2017 9.58b 10:30 Top tips on running focus groups Karen Vinall-Collier
08/11/2017 9.58a 14:30 Innovative RCT designs for evaluating complex interventions - video Rebecca Walwyn
16/11/2017 9.58a 14:30 Introduction to systematic reviews Susan O'Meera
23/11/2017 9.58a 10:30 Systematic review searching Judy Wright
28/11/2017 9.60 14:30 Research proposal support Maria Bryant
06/12/2017 9.51 14:30 Introduction to diagnostic tests Gurdeep Sagoo
12/12/2017 9.58a 10:30 Introduction to altmetrics Naila Dracup
09/01/2018 9.58a 10:30 Introduction to logic models Carolyn Czoski-Murray and Liz Glidewell
16/01/2018 9.58a 14:30 Dodgy stats David Owens
24/01/2018 9.58b 14:30 Interview techniques Carol Martin
30/01/2018 9.58B 10:30 Grey literature Rocio Rodriguez Lopez
01/02/2018 11.06 Rick Jones cluster 14:30 Introduction to NVivo Taf Cheffo
08/02/2018 9.51 14:30 Text analytics Alicja Piotrkowicz
21/02/2018 9.58a 14:30 Anonymising datasets for research purposes Chris Smith
27/02/2018 9.58b 10:30 Introduction to decision modelling Alison Smith
08/03/2018 9.58a 14:30 Case studies Mary Godfrey
13/03/2018 9.58b 10:30 Missing data Sandy Tubeuf
21/03/2018 9.58b 10:30 Process modelling Ruth Evans
19/04/2018 9.58b 10:30 Higher Education Academy accreditation Ann Meredith
25/04/2018 9.58a 14:30 Value of information analysis Andrew Sutton
01/05/2018 9.51 10:30 Writing for publication 1: getting your paper reviewed Andrew Hill
10/05/2018 9.58a 14:30 Writing for publication 2: responding to reviewers and dealing with rejection Andrew Hill
15/05/2018 9.58a 10:30 Epidemiology overview Tracey Farragher
23/05/2018 9.58a 14:30 Cohort study-UK Biobank
Tracey Farragher
05/06/2018 9.58a 10:30 LIHS activities and structure Laura Stroud and Sarah Clark
14/06/2018 9.58a 14:30 NHS Ethical Review updated guidance Anita Dorsett
20/06/2018 9.58a 10:30 Recruiting from ‘hard to reach’ groups for research Ghazala Mir and Shaista Meer
27/06/2018 9.51 14:30 Web of Science Natalie King
03/07/2018 9.58a 10:30 Introduction to mixed methods research Karen Spilsbury
12/07/2018 9.58a 14:30 Evaluating interventions in low and middle income countries Joe Hicks
18/07/2018 9.58a 10:30 Measurement and valuation of health using QALYS   John O’Dwyer


If you have any questions or are interested in presenting a class please contact Judy Wright.