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Resilience and Depression: the STRADL project

What makes people resilient to depression? Depression is a very common psychiatric disorder but also one of the least studied. Past research tried to pin down the reasons that led people to…

From  Rebecca Devon on April 12th, 2018 0 likes 74 plays 0  

Critical Thinking in Global Challenges - Infectious diseases - Part 1

This project was created by the School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Edinburgh.

From  Lucy Kendra on August 3rd, 2017 0 likes 17 plays

Critical Thinking in Global Challenges - Infectious diseases - Part 2

This project was created by the School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Edinburgh.

From  Lucy Kendra on August 3rd, 2017 0 likes 10 plays

Dr Mike Gillies & Mr Ewen Harrison: The effect of day of the week on short- and long-term mortality for emergency general surgery.

The effect of day of the week on short- and long-term mortality for emergency general surgery: a population based cohort study. The effect of day of the week on outcome after surgery is the subject…

From  Duncan Paxton on April 11th, 2017 0 likes 87 plays 0  

Losing our minds: Can we stop our brains from ageing?

Wednesday 7th December 2016Join Dr Susan Shenkin Dr Iva Čukic to learn about our recent research on the causes of cognitive ageing, its effects on people’s lives, and whether there’s…

From  Jillian Hosie on March 14th, 2017 0 likes 44 plays 0  

Dr Mike Gillies: large epidemiological study

Researchers from Departments of Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Surgery at the University of Edinburgh undertook a large epidemiological study looking at data from all patients having emergency…

From  Duncan Paxton on January 24th, 2017 0 likes 145 plays 0  

Cross sectional study - calculating measure of association

How to calculate the prevalence ratio, a measure of association between disease occurrence and risk factor, for cross sectional study data.

From  Ian Handel on December 2nd, 2016 0 likes 218 plays 0  

Cohort studies - calculating measure of association

How to calculate the relative risk, measure of association between disease occurrence and risk factor, from cohort study data.

From  Ian Handel on December 2nd, 2016 0 likes 125 plays 0