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ALOIS Modules – Making sense of research and evidence

Posted on 15th January 2013 by

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Alois modules

This interactive resource provided by the dementia research-related group ALOIS is a very user-friendly interface offering students a basic understanding of how to assess research and evidence. Six videos available on the site include the basics regarding statistics, clinical trials and systematic reviews. Although specific to dementia, the principles discussed are applicable to the wider community.

Very good and ideal if a basic understanding of statistics is wanted. 4/5


Editor’s note (August 2018). The link to the ALOIS Modules is not currently available. In the meantime, have a look at the resources available at Cochrane Training: https://training.cochrane.org/.


Andrew Harper

Andrew Harper (http://about.me/andrewharper) is a New England Journal of Medicine Scholar. He is a final year medical student at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom and has gained an MSc in Medical Genetics with distinction. His current clinical interests are in cardiology, but he also has research and teaching interests. He has published a wide-range of research articles. You can follow Andrew on twitter (@arharper17) to find out how genomics and digital health can improve healthcare. View more posts from Andrew

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  • Joanna

    the link is broke, is this resource still available?

    1st August 2018 at 8:13 pm
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    • Emma Carter

      Hi Joanna – sorry that the link is not currently working. In the meantime, if you refer to the main Cochrane Training website here: https://training.cochrane.org/, there are lots of resources including a free online module “Introduction to Systematic Reviews”. I will post the new link on here as soon as it has been fixed! Thank you for letting me know. Best wishes, Emma.

      3rd August 2018 at 10:17 am
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