Conflict of interest declaration: Julian PT Higgins
Updated on: 23 February 2022Roles in: Bias Methods Group
1. Financial interests
a) Received research funding: any grant, contract or gift, commissioned research, or fellowship from The Cochrane Collaboration or a related organisation (i.e. any organisation related to health care or medical research) to conduct research?
Yes - Research grants from National Institute for Medical Research, Medical Research Council, Cancer Research UK, World Health Organization
b) Had paid consultancies: any paid work, consulting fees (in cash or kind) from a related organisation?
c) Received honoraria: one-time payments (in cash or kind) from a related organisation?
Yes - Honorarium from Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry for delivery of masterclass on behalf of the NICE Decision Support Unit, UK; Honorarium from Johns Hopkins University for Cochrane Eyes and Vision US Project Advisory Board; Honorarium from MetaWorks for giving a methodological seminar
d) Served as a director, officer, partner, trustee, employee or held a position of management with a related organisation?
e) Possessed share-holdings, stock, stock options, equity with a related organisation (excludes mutual funds or similar arrangements where the individual has no control over the selection of the shares)?
f) Received personal gifts from a related organisation?
g) Had an outstanding loan with a related organisation?
h) Received royalty payments from a related organisation?
Yes - Royalty payments from Wiley for the book Introduction to Meta-analysis
2. Do you have any other competing interests that could pose a conflict of interest that would reasonably appear to be related to the primary interest?