RoB 2: Learning Live webinar series

Welcome to this series of nine Cochrane Learning Live webinars, all dedicated to Risk of Bias 2 (RoB 2).  We are pleased to be joined throughout the series by leading experts in this field, and you can find out more about each of the nine sessions and sign up to attend through the links below. You can also watch the recordings from previous sessions.

Sign up for the series:

July 21, 2020
RoB 2 Domain 2: Bias due to deviations from the intended interventions
Julian Higgins, Professor of Evidence Synthesis, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Bristol. 
Jonathan Sterne, Professor of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Bristol. 
[more info and sign up]

August 4, 2020
RoB 2 Domain 3: Bias due to missing outcome data
Julian Higgins, Professor of Evidence Synthesis, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Bristol. 
Jonathan Sterne, Professor of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Bristol. 
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September 17, 2020
RoB 2 Domain 4: Bias in measurement of the outcome
Asbjørn Hrobjartsson, Professor of evidence based medicine & clinical research methodology, Department of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark.
Isabelle Boutron, Professor of epidemiology, Université de Paris.
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October 15, 2020
RoB 2 Domain 5: Bias in selection of the reported result
Matt Page, Research Fellow, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University
Isabelle Boutron, Professor of epidemiology, Université de Paris.
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November 11, 2020
Reaching an overall RoB judgement and incorporating RoB assessment into analysis and interpretation
Jelena Savović, Senior Research Fellow in Evidence Synthesis, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Bristol.
Alexandra McAleenan, Senior Research Associate, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Bristol. 
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December 8, 2020
RoB 2 Bias in other types of studies: cluster-randomised and cross-over
Tianjing Li, Associate Professor with tenure, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Colorado, Denver. 
Sandra Eldridge, Professor of Biostatistics & Director, UKCRC Registered Pragmatic Clinical Trials Unit, Queen Mary University of London.
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January 12, 2021
RoB 2: Editorial considerations
Kerry Dwan, Methods Support Unit Lead & Statistical Editor, Cochrane Editorial & Methods Department.
Rebecka Hall, Product Owner of RevMan.
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Watch the recordings of previous sessions

RoB 2 Domain 1: Bias arising from the randomisation process [June 2020]
Alexandra McAleenan, Senior Research Associate, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Bristol. 
Jelena Savović, Senior Research Fellow in Evidence Synthesis, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Bristol. 
[recording & accompanying materials available soon]

Introducing RoB 2 [May 2020]
Tess Moore, Systematic Review Methodological Editor, Methods Support Unit. 
Julian Higgins, Professor of Evidence Synthesis, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Bristol. 
Jonathan Sterne, Professor of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Bristol. 
[click here for recording & accompanying materials]

RoB 2.0: A revised tool to assess risk of bias in randomized trials [November 2016]
Matthew Page, postdoctoral research fellow, University of Bristol, UK