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Sally Hopewell

Lecturer, statistics

  • Theme Lead for Clinical Trials
  • University Research Lecturer

My key areas of research expertise are in the design, conduct and transparent reporting of randomized trials and systematic reviews. I have published a number of research studies in these areas including the development of key reporting guidelines such as the CONSORT Statement and PRISMA for Abstracts.

I joined OCTRU in February 2015, where I am involved in leading the design and delivery of clinical trials within the OCTRU portfolio. I am co-chief investigator on a large multicentre NIHR funded (£1.5m) trial of exercise interventions for people with rotator cuff disorders.

I have a particular interest in clinical trial registration, data sharing, transparent reporting of clinical trial protocols, development of core outcome sets, pilot trials and trials of complex interventions. I am a Cochrane editor, associate editor for the journal Research Integrity and Peer Review, sit on the editorial board for the journal Systematic Reviews and am a member of the NIHR Health Technology Assessment Clinical Evaluation and Trials Board and the IDEAL Collaboration. I regularly carry out peer review for high impact medical journals and various funding bodies (e.g. NIHR and Medical Research Council).