Training for January / February 2012

The following training courses are available, follow the links for more information:

Developing a Systematic Review
18-20 January, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

A two and a half day workshop to guide participants through the steps of developing a systematic review, including hands on practice at using the Review Manager software.

Participative Research and Policy
18 January–2 May (Online), EPPI Centre, Institute of Education, University of London

An online 15 week course, designed to enable you to involve policy-makers, practitioners and service users in doing and using research. Participants will critically engage with the latest theories and debates about the relevance and application of research findings for policy practice and personal decisions.

Mentored Training: Systematic Reviews in Health Care
7 February–31 July, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

A six month mentored training course on systematic reviews, intended for clinicians, researchers, healthcare professionals, graduate students, decision makers, and those wishing to undertake a systematic review.

Systematic Reviews Course Part II: Conducting a Cochrane Systematic Review
8-9 February, Leuven, Belgium (Belgian Branch of the Dutch Cochrane Centre)

A two-day course on practical aspects related to the conduct of Cochrane systematic reviews. Topics include: doing the searches, assessing risk of bias, data analysis and interpretation. Includes hands on training with the Review Manager software.