Cochrane Rapid Reviews: Learning Live webinar series

Welcome to this series of Cochrane Learning Live webinars, all dedicated to the topic of Rapid Reviews. These webinars are designed to provide you with a clear roadmap, helping you navigate the intricacies of rapid review methodologies. Whether you're a researcher, a healthcare professional, or anyone who relies on evidence to make informed decisions, these webinars can be helpful for you.

We are pleased to be joined throughout the series by leading experts in this field, and you can find out more about each session and access the webinar recordings below. All sessions are freely open to everyone. 

Click on the video to the right to watch a brief introduction to the series.


Upcoming sessions

Wednesday 28 February 2024, 14:00 UTC
How to do a rapid qualitative review
Professor Andrew Booth, Professor in Evidence Synthesis, Sheffield Centre for Health and Related Research (SCHARR), University of Sheffield.
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Tuesday 12 March 2024, 09:00 UTC
How to do a rapid scoping review
Fiona Campbell, Senior Lecturer in Evidence Synthesis, Institute of Population Health Sciences and Innovation Observatory, Newcastle University. 
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Watch the recordings of previous sessions

Evidence synthesis and certainty of evidence ratings in rapid reviews [January 2024]
Gerald Gartlehner, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology & head of the Department of Evidence-based Medicine and Evaluation, Danube University Krems, Austria. Co-convenor or the Cochrane Rapid Reviews Methods Group
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Team considerations, study selection, risk of bias and data extraction in rapid reviews [December 2023]
Barbara Nussbaumer-Streit, Co-director, Cochrane Austria and Researcher, Department for Evidence-based Medicine and Evaluation, Danube University Krems. Co-convenor of the Cochrane Rapid Reviews Methods Group
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Literature search in rapid reviews [November 2023]
Irma Klerings, Information specialist, Department for Evidence-based Medicine and Evaluation, University for Continuing Education Krems. 
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Bridging the gap: Knowledge user involvement in rapid reviews [October 2023]
Chantelle Garritty, Manager, Global Health and Guidelines Division, Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). Professor, School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa. Co-convenor of the Cochrane Rapid Reviews Methods Group.
Candyce Hamel, Senior Epidemiologist, Canadian Association of Radiologists. Co-convenor or the Cochrane Rapid Reviews Methods Group
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