The Nottingham Systematic Review Course: Nottingham, UK


This course is organized by Cochrane Schizophrenia Group, Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham. The course will appeal to all those interested in completing a Cochrane-style review of randomised studies.  Experienced tutors and facilitators will be available to give you practical and individual advice.  After attending the course, participants should be able to understand search strategies, extract data, manage the results of systematic searches, understand the syntheses of the data, apply the methods and conduct reviews independently.

Please note that although this course is run by Cochrane Schizophrenia Group, the same methodology applies to, and is used by systematic reviewers in all fields of research.

Brief course content:

Day 1: Developing a protocol for a review.
Day 2: Searching and managing references.
Day 3: Extracting and using data. 
Day 4: Using RevMan, more sums and Cochrane.

Study methods:

Small group teaching, workshops, library-based interactive tutorials with hands on practical work at computer stations and group work.

External link for more information


Engineering Science Learning Centre, University of Nottingham, NG7 2RD


Jackie Patrick


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