Evidence Synthesis Ireland

Introduction to Systematic Reviews SOLD OUT

23jan(jan 23)10:00 am31(jan 31)1:00 pmIntroduction to Systematic Reviews SOLD OUT10:00 am - 1:00 pm (31) ONLINE

Event Details

This workshop will be held over four mornings and provides authors, at the beginning of the systematic review process, with an in-depth understanding of how reviews are planned and conducted. It offers an insight to the development of a protocol, introducing participants to methodology, search methods, data extraction, risk of bias assessment and meta-analysis.

Date: 23rd, 24th, 30th & 31st January 2023

Time: 10.00 am – 1.00 /1:30 pm

Places: 25 available for individuals who are resident on the island of Ireland

Fee: General €150; Student €80

Skill level: Introductory

Target Audience: Healthcare professionals, academics, researchers, decision makers and Evidence Synthesis Ireland fellows who have identified a review topic and are ready to begin working on their protocol.

Prerequisites: Have a basic knowledge of health research. Are interested in learning more on the methods of a systematic review.

Teaching strategies: The workshop will consist of a mixture of short presentations, led by members of the Cochrane Ireland teaching faculty covering each of the stages of developing a systematic review protocol, small group activities and plenary discussions, providing participants with the opportunity to develop and refine their protocol.  The number of participants for the course is limited to 25.


Dr Julie Broderick, Assistant Professor, Discipline of Physiotherapy, Trinity College Dublin.

Dr Sharon Walsh, Lecturer in Economics, University of Galway.

Prof. Declan Devane, Chair in Health Research Methodology, University of Galway; Scientific Director, HRB-Trials Methodology Research Network; Director, Evidence Synthesis Ireland; Director Cochrane Ireland

*If your type of ticket is sold out, please join the waitlist or contact us at esi@nuigalway.ie


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23 (Monday) 10:00 am - 31 (Tuesday) 1:00 pm Irish Standard Time