ESR/ESOR Fundamentals of Radiological Research 2023/24

5 - Bias, confounding and other flaws

February 6, 2024 | 13:30 CET


This session is aimed at the critical assessment of published literature, in particular on radiological research and AI.

Learning objectives:

  • To learn how to critically appraise research publications, e.g., detecting bias, confounding, etc.
  • To understand the use of reporting guidelines from Equator, not just for writing but also for reading research articles.
  • To know that levels of evidence are impacted by study design as well as reporting of findings.


13:30 – 13:35 Introduction
13:35 – 14:15 Presentation by Laure Fournier
14:15 – 14:30 Q&A

ESR/ESOR Fundamentals of Radiological Research

Suitable for any ESR member interested in undertaking research, but with a particular focus on those early in their careers. This course consists of 5 online sessions led by luminaries in the field and aims to present some of the fundamental aspects of radiological research.