In this webinar as we explored the training programs, webinars and Fellowships designed to equip our audience with the essential skills for evidence synthesis. We discussed the enriching experience of our Fellowships, where participants gained hands-on exposure to cutting-edge methodologies and one-to-one mentorship. Whether you are a researcher, policymaker, or practitioner, we have courses that cater to all levels of expertise, enabling you to become proficient in navigating the world of evidence synthesis. We also introduced our other initiatives, such as Communicating with the Public mentorship scheme or, the Study Within A Review (SWAR) Award that you can get involved in.
Dr. Nikita Burke is the Programme Manager for Evidence Synthesis Ireland and Associate Director for Cochrane Ireland. She is passionate about building evidence synthesis knowledge, awareness and capacity, to support the impact of evidence synthesis on decision-making. With a profound understanding of the importance of reliable research, she drives the success and quality of a world class evidence synthesis centre at the University of Galway. Nikita’s journey in evidence synthesis began with a decade in preclinical research, earning her a Ph.D. in Neuroscience at the University of Galway. Her curiosity and commitment to knowledge translation inspired her to bridge the gap between lab-based inquiry and real-world applications of research. Beyond her managerial expertise, Nikita has experience in public involvement and engagement.