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NMAs are often complex and challenging projects, this 3-day interactive course will focus on the tools needed to understand, write and critically appraise a network meta-analysis. A selected group of expert clinicians, researchers and scientists, with a strong track record in the field of NMA, will guide you through the course, bringing you lectures, group work, hands-on tutorials and supervised statistical sessions. The course is aimed at clinicians, researchers and policy makers in the health care field, but others are welcome.


Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford


  • Andrea Cipriani, Course Director (University of Oxford, UK)
  • Orestis Efthimiou (University of Bern, Switzerland)
  • Toshi A Furukawa (Kyoto University, Japan)
  • Stefan Leucht (Technische Universität München, Germany)
  • Huseyin Naci (LSE, UK)
  • Georgia Salanti (University of Bern, Switzerland)

Course Objectives

  • Become familiar with the different ways of presenting results in NMA
  • Identify clinical questions to be addressed in the context of an NMA
  • Understand the key features of an NMA protocol
  • Practical sessions using statistical software for NMA (R, STATA)
  • Critically appraise NMAs
  • Learn important tips on how to write a manuscript and reply to peer reviewers’ comments.

Course Fees

  • Standard £1600
  • Discount £1400 (Discount applies to University students)

Early Bird Registration: Deadline: 28/02/2022

  • Standard £1400
  • Discount £1200

Fees include slides and scientific material, lunch, welcome drinks and Gala Dinner (at an Oxford College).

To register:

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