Evidence Synthesis Ireland

Evidence Synthesis Ireland - Northern Ireland meet and greet

24may3:00 pm4:00 pmEvidence Synthesis Ireland - Northern Ireland meet and greet3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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.


3:00 – 3:05

Welcome and introductions

3:05 – 3:10

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

3:10 – 3:20

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

3.30 – 3:40

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

3:40 – 3:50

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

3:50 – 4:00

Time for questions and discussion



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