Cochrane and related training for July and August, 2012

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The following training opportunities are available in July and August.  Follow the links for further details!

Developing a protocol for a Cochrane Systematic Review
When: 9-13 July
Where: University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

A workshop for those who have a registered Cochrane title and are working on a protocol. Participants will be guided to develop and write a draft protocol for their review and learn to use RevMan 5 and GradePro software.

Evidence-based cancer care and research: the role of systematic reviews
When: 26-27 July
Where: Queen’s University of Belfast

A two day workshop by the European School of Oncology, which aims to help participants see how systematic reviews can assist people to find their way through the overwhelming volume of research when making decisions and choices about cancer care and further research.

Webinar: creating a “Summary of Findings” table with GRADE Profiler
When: 10 August
Where: online

The Australasian Cochrane Centre presents a webinar which will walk participants through using GRADEPro to pull together statistical results and work through quality assessment.

Evidence-based diagnostics
When: 22-24 August
Where: Bond University, Robina, Queensland

This workshop will give a thorough grounding in standard and new methods in diagnostic research, including appraisal of diagnostic accuracy studies and systematic reviews of diagnostic accuracy.

Webinar: writing a great abstract
When: 28 August
Where: online

The Australasian Cochrane Centre presents a one day seminar on how to write an abstract which will clearly communicate key research findings. Topics covered will include how to include the right information to meet Cochrane reporting standards, selecting important results, and ensuring interpretation is clear.