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Drawing insights from the works of brilliant statisticians, such as Fisher, Neyman, Pearson, Lindley, Birnbaum, Pratt, Raiffa, Good and Tukey, Dr Catalin Tufanaru from the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI), Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Adelaide will present the fundamental issues related to the debate regarding the distinction between conclusions and decisions in quantitative research. The webinar discusses ideas and implications relevant to health researchers, practitioners and policy-makers (no mathematical formulas are presented). ‘Decisions’ and ‘conclusions’ are defined, and their meanings and implications for quantitative research are discussed. Significance testing, hypotheses testing and confidence intervals are examined from the ‘conclusions versus decisions’ perspective. Examples are discussed and suggestions for best practice in quantitative research are proposed.

The recording of this webinar held on 18 May is now available. It features:

Robin Osborn (Vice President and Director, The Commonwealth Fund) discussing how the Fellowship works, the program throughout the year, and eligibility

Jane Hall (Director of Strategy, Centre for Health Economics and Research Evaluation, University of Technology Sydney) on he Fellowship and its relevance to Australian applicants.

Robyn Whittaker (2010-11 New Zealand Harkness Fellow) discussing her Harkness Fellowship experience, her project, and how the Harkness Fellowship changed her life, personally and professionally.





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