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The Nottingham Systematic Review Course

Nottingham, University Park
Tuesday 20th (09:00) - Friday 23rd June 2017 (17:00)

General Enquiries/Bookings:  Jackie Patrick +44 (0)115 823 1287,


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This course qualifies for 24 Royal College of Physicians CPD Points.

Who should attend: all people wishing to undertake reviews of randomised studies.

Please note that although this course is run by Cochrane Schizophrenia Group, the same methodology applies to, and is used by systematic reviewers in all fields of research.

This course will appeal to all those interested in completing a Cochrane-style review.  Experienced tutors and facilitators will be available to give you practical and individual advice.  After attending the course, participants should be able to understand search strategies, extract data, manage the results of systematic searches, understand the syntheses of the data, apply the methods and conduct reviews independently.

Brief course content:

Day 1: Developing a protocol for a review.
Day 2: Searching and managing references.
Day 3: Extracting and using data. 
Day 4: Using RevMan, more sums and Cochrane.

Study methods: Small group teaching, workshops, library-based interactive tutorials with hands on practical work at computer stations and group work.

Course Fee:  £800.  Your course fee includes all learning materials, refreshments and lunch every day plus farewell evening meal on Thursday 22nd June, 2017.

Course Content Enquiries Email:

Cochrane Schizophrenia Group
Institute of Mental Health Building
University of Nottingham Innovation Park
Triumph Road

School of Medicine

University of Nottingham
Medical School
Nottingham, NG7 2UH

Contacts: Please see our 'contact us' page for further details