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Advancing the science of evidence synthesis and research translation

              Dr Eleanor Ochodo was awarded the prestigious 2019 UK MRC/DFID African Research Leader award to advance the science of evidence synthesis and research translation in Africa focusing on collaboration between South Africa, Kenya and the UK. As part of this grant Dr. Ochodo will co-supervise two PhD students […]

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Postdoctoral Research Opportunity – Closing date 30 October 2020

Applicants for this postdoctoral research fellowship must hold (or have been approved for) a doctoral degree in epidemiology, public health or a related health science discipline; and must provide proof of this at the time of application. Preference will be given to candidates who are within five years of having completing their doctoral studies at […]

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Postdoctoral Research Opportunity- Closing date 31 October 2020

This postdoctoral research opportunity is for 1 year. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct methodologically sound research on priority topics linked to prehospital care. Applicants for this postdoctoral research fellowship must hold (or have their final dissertation fully approved by the institution to proceed with graduation) a doctoral degree in epidemiology, public health, […]

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Evidence Informed Decision making: The Art, Science and Complexity of Knowledge Translation

5 week online Short Course: 1 Sept – 2 Oct 2020   Evidence Informed Decision-making (EIDM) has become a hot topic particularly during COVID-19. The media, the public, practitioners and researchers alike have asked critical questions throughout the last few months. What constitutes “evidence?” and “Whose evidence matters?!” How do we distinguish “good” evidence from […]

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Two postdoctoral research opportunities- Closing date 15 June 2020

Two postdoctoral research opportunities have arisen in the Centre for Evidence-based Health Care for a period of one year. Hosted by Prof Taryn Young, the successful candidate will conduct methodologically sound research syntheses (including systematic reviews, scoping reviews, and evidence maps) and related research on priority topics relevant to the African region. The fellowship will […]

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COVID-19 Evidence Network to support Decision-making (COVID-END)

The CEBHC together with partners drawn from diverse evidence-synthesis, technology assessment and guideline-development communities have come together to minimise unnecessary duplication and maximise efforts in COVID evidence synthesis and guideline development. To help health- and social-system leaders as they respond to unprecedented challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the COVID-19 Evidence Network to support Decision-making […]

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Postdoctoral Research Opportunity- Closing date 8 November 2019

A postdoctoral research opportunity, supported by the NIH Fogarty D43 grant, has arisen in the Division for a period of one year, renewable; subject to satisfactory performance. Hosted by Professor Rhoderick Machekano and Doctor Birhanhu Ayele, the successful candidate will be expected to conduct methodological research in biostatistics primarily focused towards application to infectious diseases […]

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Dr. Lawrence Mbuagbaw on how we can incorporate considerations of equity in systematic reviews.

Health inequity refers to unfair and avoidable differences in health. These differences are deemed to be unfair because they can be resolved by reasonable action. In this podcast Lawrence is talking about how we can incorporate considerations of equity in systematic reviews. Inequities may present across many characteristics and the PROGRESS+ framework https://methods.cochrane.org/equity/projects/evidence-equity/progress-plus allows us […]

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Advertisement: Researcher / Senior researcher – TGB02/307/0917 in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

The Centre for Evidence-based Health Care (CEBHC), a coordinating and directive centre for research and training in evidence based health care at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of Stellenbosch University, seeks applications from suitable candidates to promote evidence-based health care (EBHC), conduct and support systematic reviews and relevant research, and promote the use […]

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