In the spotlight: Bias Methods Group

Re-posted on 26 November 2020 from the Cochrane Methods website

Each year, all 17 Cochrane Methods Groups prepare an Annual Report to record their main developments and achievements. This year, we are putting the Methods Groups and their contributions in the spotlight. 

This piece focuses on Bias. The Bias Methods Group aims to raise awareness of different sources of bias in research studies that may affect the credibility of systematic reviews. Examples include bias due to missing data, bias in measurement of outcomes, and bias due to selective reporting of results.

This year, the Group's highlight is: 

To find out more, click on the below, which will take you to the Group's summary report:


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A full overview of the outputs in methods research and development, best practice and guidance, methods implementation, as well as publications and other achievements from each of our 17 Methods Groups can be found via the links in the box below.  

Methods research and development

Best practice and methods guidance

Methods Groups Annual Highlight and Summary Reports

Methods implementation

Publications and other key achievements

Lastly, you can read the full narrative report for a summary of the key methodological developments in Cochrane over the past year.