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This is a new course scheduled this term.

COURSE AIM

The aim of this workshop is to outline the key principles of how to perform a systematic review and the basic principles of meta-analysis.

COURSE FORMAT

Lecture style and small group practical.

COURSE CONTENT

This workshop will provide a basic introduction to systematic reviews and meta-analysis. The workshop content will include:

  • what is a systematic review and why do we need them.
  • an overview of the process of conducting a systematic review and the basic principles of how to develop a systematic review protocol.
  • what is a meta-analysis and the basic principles of how the results are displayed and interpreted.

Participants will also gain practical experience in developing a well-defined question for a systematic review using the PICOS approach (participants, interventions, comparator, outcomes and type of study).

COURSE LENGTH

2.5 hours

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS

24

Booking Instructions

Please read the updated instructions before booking. 

Terms and Conditions

Please read the Terms and Conditions for course booking and attendance. These have been updated for Trinity Term 2019.

*** NEW COURSES ***

Understanding Intellectual Property (IP) workshop, 6 June. Open to all University students, researchers and staff. Provided by Research Services, Oxford University Innovation and the Careers Service.

'Academic English' courses available at the Oxford University Language Centre to help international students and staff improve their academic communication.

Limited spaces available for non-RDM MSD research staff on the RDM Learning and Development programme

iSkills for the Medical Sciences Division: Introduction to Mendeley (run by Bodleian iSkills) - book now for places during April-July.

Mixing it up mixed research methods course at the Department for Continuing Education (free for Oxford DPhil students) - 23 April to 11 June

Writing a medical conference abstract 11 June

How and why to undertake a systematic review 21 June 

Forthcoming events

Scientific Computing in MATLAB

Wednesday, 08 May 2019 to Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 9am - 5pm

This course is scheduled in Trinity term.

Introduction to statistics (Group B)

Monday, 17 June 2019, 1pm to 4pm

This course is scheduled in Michaelmas and Hilary term. Due to the high demand two more session were added in Trinity term.

Transfer of Status

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 2pm to 5pm

COURSE FULL This course is scheduled each term.

Experimental Design: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 9am to 5pm

This course is scheduled each term.