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Dimensions

Data dashboard to support your research case

Browse clinical trials

I want to browse Australian clinical trials for Depression

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1. In Dimensions, click the Clinical Trials heading

2. From the Filters menu (left side) expand 'Country' and select 'Australia, expand 'Condition' and select 'Depression'

3. Click the 'Limit to' button at the bottom.

4. To view further information, click on the title of each record.

Compare clinical trials in your field

I am interested in finding clinical trials in my field of Public Health in which The University of Melbourne was sponsor or collaborator. I would also like to compare these results with another institution.

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1. In Dimensions, click on the Clinical Trials heading

2. Click on 'ANALYTICAL VIEWS' to expand the tools

3. Select 'Compare' from the left menu

4. In the Sponsor/Collaborator 1 field, type University of Melbourne and select it when it pops up

5. In the Sponsor/Collaborator 2 field, type the institution of your choice

6. From the resulting diagram, click the down arrow on '11 Medical and Health Sciences' to expand the menu.

7. You can now see the comparison in relation to various fields of research.

8. To view the Clinical Trials where The University of Melbourne was Sponsor/Collaborator, hover your cursor over the required group to show a popup menu with links to the Clinical Trials records.

Trends in funding for clinical trials

I would like to see if there are any trends in funding for clinical trails from the NHMRC in my field of Psychology.

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1. In Dimensions, click the Clinical Trials heading

2. From the Filters menu (left side) expand 'Collaborating Funders' and search for, or select 'National Health and Medical Research Council, expand 'Fields of Research' and select '1701 Psychology'

3. Click the 'Limit to' button at the bottom.

4. Click ANALYTICAL VIEWS to expand the tools

5. Select 'Overview' from the left menu to view plot graph

6. Hover or click on the plot points to link through to clinical trial records