Mike Clarke

Professor Mike Clarke has more than 30 years’ experience in rigorous assessments of the effects of health and social care in a wide range of areas. He has worked on many randomised trials and systematic reviews, and has an international reputation in the design and conduct of trials and evidence syntheses, including evaluations of their methods. Mike is based in Queen’s University Belfast, as Director of the Northern Ireland Methodology Hub, Director of the Northern Ireland Clinical Trials Unit and Co-ordinating Editor of the Cochrane Methodology Review Group. Mike teaches widely about trials and reviews and is actively involved in a variety of knowledge transfer projects, including being Podcast Editor for the Cochrane Library overseeing the content of each of the more than 650 podcasts of Cochrane Reviews produced to date.