My most cited publications and a brief discussion of their impact are as follows:

Brockwell SE, Gordon IR. A comparison of statistical methods for meta-analysis. Statistics in Medicine, 2001: 20:825 – 840.
683 citations.  This paper analysed two common methods for meta-analysis and identified deficiencies in the use of one of these standard methods.  It shaped future research in the methodology of meta-analysis.

Day L, Fildes B, Gordon I, Fitzharris M, Flamer H, Lord S. Randomised factorial trial of falls prevention among older people living in their own homes. British Medical Journal 2002 325: 128 – 131.
347 citations. This paper described the results from a randomised trial in the community, looking at potential interventions for preventing falls. I played key roles in the design and analysis of the trial, whose results have been influential in shaping policy for falls prevention.

Some of my publications over the last 5 years:

Finch S, Gordon I. Bare bones, or a rich feast? Taking care with context in a data rich world. Teaching Statistics. 2023 Jan;45(1):4-13.  [This article was awarded the C. Oswald Prize for 2023 for the best article in Teaching Statistics.]

Buxton BF, Hayward PA, Raman J, Moten SC, Rosalion A, Gordon I, Seevanayagam S, Matalanis G, Benedetto U, Gaudino M, Hare DL. Long-term results of the RAPCO trials. Circulation. 2020 Oct 6;142(14):1330-8. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.119.045427

Berney S, Hopkins RO, Rose JW, Koopman R, Puthucheary Z, Pastva A, Gordon I, Colantuoni E, Parry SM, Needham DM, Denehy L. Functional electrical stimulation in-bed cycle ergometry in
mechanically ventilated patients: a multicentre randomised controlled trial. Thorax 2020. doi:10.1136/thoraxjnl-2020-215093

Wang, M., Huang, Y.‐K., Kong, J.C., Sun, Y., Tantalo, D.G., Yeang, H.X.A., Ying, L., Yan, F., Xu, D., Halse, H., Di Costanzo, N., Gordon, I.R., Mitchell, C., Mackay, L.K., Busuttil, R.A., Neeson, P.J. and Boussioutas, A. High‐dimensional analyses reveal a distinct role of T‐cell subsets in the immune microenvironment of gastric cancer. Clin Transl Immunol, 2020; 9: e1127. doi:10.1002/cti2.1127

Thompson G, Shanahan E, Gordon IR. The role of music-based parent-child play activities in supporting social engagement with children on the autism spectrum: a content analysis of parent interviews. Nordic Journal of Music Therapy 2019 28:2, 108-130.

Edbrooke, L., Aranda, S., Granger, C. L., McDonald, C. F., Krishnasamy, M., Mileshkin, L., Clark, R.A., Gordon, I., Irving, L., Denehy, L. Multidisciplinary home-based rehabilitation in inoperable lung cancer: a randomised controlled trial. Thorax, 2019; 74:787–96.

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