Free webinars for medical, surgical and dental trainees based in the UK and Ireland - 2nd & 9th September 2021

Cochrane UK and Cochrane Ireland are hosting two free half-day webinars on systematic reviews and meta-analysis for medical, surgical and dental trainees based in the UK and Ireland.

Come join us on Thursday September 2nd to refresh your knowledge on the basics of systematic reviews, meta-analysis and the different types of systematic review including network meta-analysis and diagnostic test accuracy studies.

On Thursday 9th September we will look in more detail at the interpretation of results and show you how you can get involved in the work of Cochrane through Cochrane Crowd and Cochrane Task Exchange.

Please note, you will need to sign up for each webinar separately, using the links below. You are welcome to register for one, or both, webinars. Please only register for this event if you are a trainee based in the UK or Ireland.

Programme overview

Webinar 1 – Thursday 2nd September

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13:00Welcome and introductionBecky Gould
13:15What makes a good systematic review?Becky Fortescue
14:00Finding clarity in complexity: understanding different types of systematic reviewKerry Dwan
15:00A hands-on introduction to using the CASP checklist to appraise systematic reviewsBecky Gould
15:55Closing remarksBecky Gould

Webinar 2 – Thursday 9th September

Time TopicSpeaker
13:00Welcome and introductionBecky Gould
13:15“But what does it actually mean?” – interpreting results in Cochrane reviewsMartin Burton & Katie Webster
14:00Words and pictures: what qualitative research adds to reviewsAnne-Marie Bagnall
15:00Ways to get involved in Cochrane evidence productionAnna Noel-Storr
15:55Closing remarksMartin Burton & Becky Gould

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