Introduction to Cochrane Methodology Workshop - Lund, Sweden

Cochrane Sweden and Cochrane Norway welcome you to a 2-day workshop on basic Cochrane Methodology.

Location: The workshop will be held at the University of Lund, Sweden. The exact venue details will be announced later.

Participant criteria: The workshop is primarily aimed at health professionals, researchers and academics with an interest in healthcare research but is also open for anyone to join. The level is basic and prior experience from conducting systematic reviews is not a requirement.

Objectives: The workshop will provide an introduction on practical and methodological issues of how to prepare a Cochrane systematic review of the effects of interventions. Topics will include;

• How to register a Cochrane title
• Research question and PICO
• Structure and importance of the protocol
• Introduction to Cochrane tools (RevMan and Covidence)
• Interpretation of results and meta-analysis
• Risk of bias assessment

Format: The workshop will use a combination of lectures, small group learning based on worked examples, and plenary discussion. Participants will also be provided with a short reading list in advance of the workshop. The workshop will be taught in English.

Participant fee: 2000 SEK (approximately 190 euros). The workshop is free for authors of Cochrane reviews.

Contact: For more information about the course please see