Cochrane Training and Events for July

The following workshops and training events are available for July:

1st July – Australian Cochrane Symposium: 9am-17.30, Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne

The theme is Evidence, Communication and Impact. Speakers include David Tovey, Editor-in-Chief of the Cochrane Library

4th – 8th July – Developing a protocol for a Cochrane systematic review, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Julius Centre University of Malaya, Department of Social & Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur

This workshop is for people who have a title registered for a Cochrane systematic review, and are working on their protocol. During this workshop, participants will be helped to develop and write a draft protocol for their review and learn to use RevMan 5 and GradePro software.

4th – 8th July – Workshop on Systematic Reviews, Krems, Austria: Danube University

The aim of this workshop is to provide a sound theoretical and practical insight into the implementation of systematic reviews. The workshop is a combination of lectures and instructor-led as well as independent practical work on a systematic review. International experts will provide you with the theoretical foundations. The workshop will be held in German and English.

7th – 8th July – Introduction to writing a Cochrane review – Sydney, NSW, Australia: The Children’s Hospital at Westmead

This two-day workshop is designed for new authors starting a Cochrane systematic review. A mixture of presentations and hands-on sessions will give you an overview of all the methods required to write your protocol and get started on the review.  Participants must either have a registered title with a Cochrane Review Group, or be in the process of registering

8th- 9th July – Seminar on Evidence-Based Healthcare and Health Technology Assessment – Faro, Algarve, Portugal: University of Algarve

This seminar aims to contextualize the concept of scientific evidence in health, its applicability in the process for assessment of health technologies and the related methodologies used within the scope of this field.

8th July – Symposium – Evidence-based Cochrane Reviews in Haemato-Oncology – Cologne, Germany

The symposium is addressing physicians, methodologists and politicians, who are interested in the latest research findings and in principal topics in the area of evidence-based medicine and especially evidence-based haemato-oncology. It marks the 10th anniversary of the Cochrane Haematological Malignancies Group.

11th – 15th July – Modelling Summer School, Leeds, UK

A 5-day summer school delivering a sound basis for the user of single and multi-level regression modelling. Organised by “Statistical Thinking”, University of Leeds.

13th – 15th July – Completing a Cochrane Systematic Review Workshop – Baltimore, MD, USA: Mt. Washington Conference Center

This workshop guides participants through the steps of developing a systematic review. The workshop includes presentations about Cochrane methodology and hands-on practice using the Cochrane Collaboration’s Review Manager (RevMan) software.

17th July – 21st July – 13th Rocky Mountain Evidence-Based Health Care Workshop (EBHC Workshop 2011) – Vail, CO, USA: Vail Cascade Resort & Spa, Vail, Colorado (USA)

This 5-day hands-on workshop is targeted to healthcare practitioners and other decision makers, who translate research evidence into practice or policy.  The workshop is designed to challenge participants to integrate skills in informed decision making with communication to patients and constituents.  The workshop is limited to 63 participants, to ensure a 3:1 participant-to-tutor ratio.

24th July – Comparative Effectiveness Research meeting – Santa Fe, NM, USA

3-day Comparative Effectiveness Research meeting

You can find out more about Cochrane and related training events (including online learning) by going to the Cochrane Collaboration‘s training pages.