Evidence Synthesis Ireland

Evidence Synthesis Ireland - Northern Ireland meet and greet

18may10:00 am11:00 amEvidence Synthesis Ireland - Northern Ireland meet and greet10:00 am - 11:00 am ONLINE

Event Details

Our mission is to make evidence syntheses more usable in every sense of the word – better designed, conducted and reported, more useable for decision makers and more usable within health care policy and clinical practice decision making across the Island of Ireland and beyond.

Join us in this virtual meeting to:

  • Meet colleagues in the evidence synthesis community from across Northern Ireland
  • Hear about Evidence Synthesis Ireland’s training and Fellowships
  • Get top tips on applying for Fellowships
  • Let us know your training needs

The event is free to attend but registration is essential.


10:00 – 10:05

Welcome and introductions

10:05 – 10:10

Dr Nikita Burke, Programme Manager ESI – Introduction to Evidence Synthesis Ireland

10:10 – 10:20

Prof Bronagh Blackwood, ESI Northern Ireland Lead, Queen’s University Belfast – Applying for an ESI Fellowship

10:30 – 10:40

Dr Joanne Duffield – Managing Editor, Cochrane Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems, Queen’s University Belfast – What’s involved in doing a systematic review?

10:40 – 10:50

Dr Nuala Livingstone – Associate Editor for the Cochrane Editorial and Methods Department – Discussion on training needs for systematic reviews

10:50 – 11:00

Time for questions and discussion



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