Institutionen för kirurgiska vetenskaper

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Akademiska sjukhuset ing 70 1 tr
751 85 Uppsala

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Uppsala universitet
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Per Hellman
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Siv Utterberg
ekonomisamordare
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ekonom
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Siv Andersson
ekonomi- och personaladministatör
+46 18 611 26 16

Kursadministration
Isabel Eriksson Vestin
+46 18 611 31 02

Annika Häger
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Åsa Eriksson
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Personalfrågor
Karin Johansson
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Higran Saghir
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Organisationsnummer
202100-2932

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Seminarier vid Institutionen för kirurgiska vetenskaper

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Epidemiologiseminarier - epidemiology seminars

The seminars are open to PhD students and post doc researchers working in the field of medical epidemiology at Uppsala University. In a friendly atmosphere we discuss around different methodological topics. The seminars are in general held at Epihubben, Dag Hammarskjölds väg 14B. Unless otherwise stated, it is not required to give notice of attendance. 

Information on the seminars will be posted here and via a mailing list. To subscribe to the mailing list, go to https://lists.uu.se/sympa/subscribe/surgsci-episeminars. Feel free to recommend the list and the website to others you think might be interested in participating. You can manage your lists and unsubscribe at lists.uu.se. If you have further questions, please contact Liisa Byberg. 

This year, the epidemiology seminars can be taken as a PhD student course (info here). Attendance to 10 seminars will merit 1 hp. An attendance list will be circulated at each seminar.

2019-03-06 kl. 13.00-14.00

Startup seminar for 2019. We will discuss topics for the coming year and have a look at the STROBE guidelines: https://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.0040297 Welcome!

2019-03-20 kl. 13.00-14.00

Note: This seminar will be held in room Gösta Hultqvist, Rudbecklaboratoriet C11, Dag Hammarskjölds väg 20, Uppsala

Olof Östergren, Stockholm University: Socioeconomic position in epidemiological research
Olof Östergren is a postdoc researcher at the Department of Public Health Sciences at Stockholm University. His research concerns social inequality in health with a specific focus on the educational gradient in mortality and he has a long experience of register-based research. Do bring examples related to the topic from your own research – how do you measure and take socioeconomic position into account?

2019-04-03 kl. 13.00-14.00 

Systematic reviews & meta-analysis, part 1: Systematic reviews.
The PRISMA statement (http://www.prisma-statement.org/) is a useful tool and source of information when conducting systematic reviews and meta-analyses. In this seminar we discuss the differences between systematic and traditional reviews. Are systematic reviews more trustworthy? We will use this paper for discussion: https://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.1002028

2019-05-15 kl. 13.00-14.00

Systematic reviews & meta-analysis, part 1: Meta-analysis.
We will discuss different aspects of Meta-analyses. To do so, please read and bring an example from your own field of resaerch. It can be a paper you consider to be good, one that you think have methodological issues, one you have questions regarding, or one you've performed yourself. Susanna Larsson who is experienced in meta-analysis will join us for the discussion at this seminar.

2019-05-29 kl. 13.00-14.00

Hanna Henriksson: ”Seasonal aspects of peripartum depressive symptoms”
Hanna Henriksson is a PhD student at the Department of Women's and Children's Health, UU, and will present epidemiological and methodological aspects of her soon to be defended thesis. Send and email to liisa.byberg@surgsci.uu.se if you want to participate in this seminar since we will distribute reading material.

Dates for the autumn:

2019-08-21 kl. 13.00-14.00

2019-09-04 kl. 13.00-14.00

2019-09-18 kl. 13.00-14.00

2019-10-02 kl. 13.00-14.00

2019-10-16 kl. 13.00-14.00

2019-11-13 kl. 13.00-14.00

2019-11-27 kl. 13.00-14.00

2019-12-11 kl. 13.00-14.00

Previous seminars

2018-10-03 kl. 13.15-14.15

The C-word. Can we say anything about causality based on observational studies? We discuss the Miguel Hernán paper "The C-Word: Scientific Euphemisms Do Not Improve Causal Inference From Observational Data". (https://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/10.2105/AJPH.2018.304337).

2018-10-10 kl. 13-14

Shafqat Ahmad: "Gene x Lifestyle interactions with focus on Obesity, Cardiometabolic Traits and Lipoprotein Subfractions"

Shafqat is a collaborator in Tove Fall's research group with a PhD from Lund University and a recent post doc at Harvard. Shafqat will start with a presenation and there will be time for questions and discussions. He has written several papers on the topic and a good preparation before the seminar would be to read Ahmad et al. Adiposity and Genetic Factors in Relation to Triglycerides and Triglyceride-Rich Lipoproteins in the Women's Genome Health Study. Clin Chem, 2018 (http://clinchem.aaccjnls.org/content/64/1/231). 

2018-10-17 kl. 13.15-14.15

How to review a research paper. Peer-review is used in medical research for publication of research papers, grant applications and evaluation of PhD students. In this seminar, we discuss how to think when we critically approach a research paper and use this one as an example: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ejp.1218. Before the seminar, it would be good if you thought of 1) something in the paper that you think is good, 2) something you feel could be improved, and 3) one question that you would like to ask the authors. You can find several guidelines and articles on how to review a paper online, this is one suggestion (open the topic "Writing a review for the BMJ"): https://www.bmj.com/about-bmj/resources-reviewers.

2018-10-31 kl. 13.15-14.15

With reference to John Ioannidis' visit to Uppsala (read more here), we read and discuss around his famous paper "Why most published research findings are false" (https://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.0020124). Think about a couple of things where you agree and a couple of things where you disagree with the published paper.

2018-11-14 kl. 13.15- 14.15

How to write a peer-review of a submitted manuscript. Bring examples from your own reviewed manuscripts - select one example that you thought was good and helped you improve the paper and one that you thought was bad or not so helpful.

2018-11-28 kl. 13.15-14.15

We continue the discussion on the review process from the reviewer’s point of view. How do you become a reviewer? When should you accept to review? How do you write a review? You can find some information here that we can discuss: https://www.bmj.com/about-bmj/resources-reviewers.

2018-05-23 kl. 13-14

Liisa Byberg: “Milk drinking and risk of hip fracture: Findings from Sweden” 

After the short presentation we will discuss around aspects of systematic reviews and meta analyses, based on this article by Susanna Larsson et al: http://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/7/9/5363