Month: February 2016

February 19, 2016 Brendan Clarke

I’m speaking at the EBM+ project meeting at UCL on Monday on a topic that I’ve been working on for a couple of months now. Very briefly, the talk is about Wigmore charts, and ways that we might use them to support clinical decision-making. Wigmore charts (like the example here that I’ve borrowed from Anderson, Schum…

February 16, 2016 Federica Russo

Molecular epidemiology is advancing our understanding of the mechanisms of health and disease. It does so by changing the scale of measurement. Traditional epidemiological methods, including environmental epidemiology, gather information about the association between exposure and disease by studying ‘macro-variables’. Pollution, types of diseases, socio-economic factors, etc. Molecular epidemiology studies pretty much the same thing,…

February 9, 2016 Michael Wilde

The Reasoner is a monthly digest highlighting exciting new research on reasoning, inference and method broadly construed. It is interdisciplinary, covering research in, e.g., philosophy, logic, AI, statistics, cognitive science, law, psychology, mathematics and the sciences. Each month, there is a column on Evidence-Based Medicine. Here is this month’s column: