SPHPM Seminar Series - Assoc Prof Julian Elliott: Can health evidence be accurate and up-to-date?

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Event Details

Date:
2 August 2017 at 12:30 pm – 2 August 2017 at 1:30 pm
Venue:
Conference Rooms 1 and 2, 553 St Kilda Road
Campus:
553 St Kilda Road
Open to:
All
Cost:
Free
Register here:
No registration required
Categories:
Seminars & Workshops

Description

Assoc Prof Julian Elliott:Can health evidence be accurate and up-to-date?

A/Prof Julian Elliott is Lead for Evidence Systems at Cochrane, Senior Research Fellow at Cochrane Australia and Head of Clinical Research in the Department of Infectious Diseases, Alfred Hospital and Monash University. He is the winner of the 2017 Commonwealth Health Minister’s Award for Excellence in Health and Medical Research.

A/Prof Elliott's research is focussed on the use of new technologies to improve evidence synthesis for better health outcomes. He is leading Cochrane’s development of new evidence systems, including Project Transform, a major Cochrane project using online platforms, machine learning and citizen science to improve the production of systematic reviews. He is also the co-founder and CEO of Covidence, a non-profit online platform for efficient systematic review production, and leads the Living Systematic Review Network, an international research network for high quality, up-to-date health evidence.


Event Contact

Name
Associate Professor Anita Wluka
E-Mail
anita.wluka@monash.edu
Organisation
Monash University, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine.