Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses

This workshop is primarily aimed at PhD researchers and their supervisors in the Faculty of Life & Health Sciences but may be of interest to others.

The workshop will use a combination of interactive seminars and practical sessions covering the following:

  • Introduction to systematic reviews
  • Developing a systematic review protocol (including search strategy)
  • Literature searching, sources and methods
  • Study selection and data extraction
  • Quality assessment, risk of bias and critical appraisal
  • Data synthesis and introduction to meta-analysis
  • Publication guidelines for Systematic Reviews

The Vitae Researcher Development Framework

This session maps on to Domain A of the Vitae Framework: Knowledge and intellectual abilities which includes the sub-domain areas of:

  • A1: Knowledge base
  • A2: Cognitive abilities
  • A3: Creativity
The Vitae Researcher Development Framework