Professor Les Irwig

Screening and Test Evaluation Program

Public Health, School of Public Health

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Research interests

Epidemiological methods for screening, diagnostic test evaluation and meta-analysis.

Les is especially interested in the application of epidemiological methods to provide the evidence on which to base Public Health and Clinical decisions. His particular area of expertise is the assessment of screening and diagnostic tests through systematic review (meta-analysis) and the conduct of new studies.

Current national competitive grants*


Screening and Test Evaluation Program
Irwig L, Glasziou P, Craig J, Salkeld G, Macaskill P
NHMRC Program Grant ($8,915,000 over 5 years)

* Grants administered through the University of Sydney