First international conference on Stepped Wedge Trial design

10 March 2016

The First International Conference on the Stepped Wedge Trial Design was hosted by the York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York on 10 March 2016. The conference brought together national and international delegates with experience, expertise or interest in this design which employs the incremental randomised implementation of an intervention. The design has gained popularity in the health, social and environmental sciences as a tool to enable the evaluation of interventions/policies whilst being rolled out gradually over time.