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This online course is for MSD researchers and covers the principles of performing a systematic review and meta-analysis.

COURSE AIM

This online interactive session for MSD DPhil students and early career researchers outlines the key principles of how to perform a systematic review and the basic principles of meta-analysis. It will provide a basic introduction to systematic reviews and meta-analysis.

 

COURSE CONTENT

The course will cover the following:

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

Please note: this online version of the course is scaled down so it might not be possible to cover all topics listed.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Find out what a systematic review is and why they are needed
  • Learn about the process of conducting a systematic review
  • Understand the basic principles of how to develop a systematic review protocol
  • Learn about meta-analysis
  • Understand the basic principles of how results are displayed and interpreted

PARTICIPANT NUMBERS

 20

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