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Led by Professor Andrea Cipriani, the course is designed to enhance understanding and expertise in carrying out systematic reviews and meta-analysis. It is aimed at psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health professionals, pharmacists and researchers in neuroscience and related disciplines.

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This 3-day interactive course will take place from 15 to 17 April 2019. 

It will be held at the Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford.


The course content will include lectures, group work, hands-on tutorials and supervised statistical sessions. Course participants will have plenty of opportunity to network and interact with speakers, as well as, to present their own work and receive feedback from a panel of experts.


Programme overview:

Day 1: How to write a protocol, conduct the search strategy & statistical analysis

Day 2: How to carry out a systematic review & meta-analysis of RCTs (focus on Cochrane & GRADE)

Day 3: How to conduct a meta-analysis of observational studies & individual patient data


Course Director and main speaker: Professor Andrea Cipriani (University of Oxford)

Guest speaker: Dr Samuele Cortese (University of Southampton)

Academic tutor: Anneka Tomlinson (University of Oxford)


If you would like to receive more information, please contact Elizabeth or Anneka:

FEES: £750 (medical/PhD students & NHS Trust employees: £650) incl. slides, material and Gala Dinner.

To book the course