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Nottingham Systematic Review Course 2019

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Every year the University of Nottingham hosts the popular Nottingham Systematic Review Course.

The  2019 Nottingham Systematic Review Course will run from Tuesday 18th June until Friday 21st June 2019.


About the course

This course will appeal to anyone 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 synthesis of the data, and
  • Apply the methods and conduct reviews independently.

As this is an introductory course, no previous knowledge of systematic reviews is required.


What will you gain?

Participants will learn to:

  • Identify and clarify their review questions
  • Understand and develop search strategies
  • Manage the results of systematic searches
  • Extract data and assess risk of bias of included studies
  • Understand and carry out syntheses of extracted data
  • Apply the methodology and conduct reviews independently


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.


Further course information will be available shortly

Online booking will open shortly


For further course information, please e-mail david-lewis@review-solutions.cn

For course content enquiries, please e-mail jun.xia@nottingham.ac.uk

For course reservations and general enquiries, please e-mail carrie.chalmers@nottingham.ac.uk


Centre for Evidence Based Hand Surgery

The University of Nottingham
C Floor, West Block, QMC
Nottingham, NG7 2UH

telephone: +44 (0) 115 823 1115