TASC EVENT - Meta-Research Short Course

2nd May, 2017

Meta-Research Short Course (3 day course)

The purpose of this 3 day course is for students to understand the principles of meta-research and to develop skills in relation to research synthesis, meta-analysis and assessment of bias in biomedical research.

Target Audience:

This short course is aimed at those working in clinical and preclinical research.

Course Objectives:

  • To understand the principles of meta-research
  • To conduct and interpret research syntheses applied to different biomedical research domains
  • To understand and apply methodologies to identify and quantify biases in biomedical research
  • To critically appraise the published literature and the reporting of results, and to be able to identify best practises
  • To understand what is and what determines reproducibility in biomedical research

For your information please find attached the course flyer and programme.

Course details:

Date: Wednesday 27th – Friday 29th September 2017

Time: 09:00 - 17.00

Venue: Medical Education Centre (MEC), Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Lecturers: Dr Evropi Theodoratou, Dr Ioanna Tzoulaki, Dr Evangelos Evangelou, plus others

Course Fee:

• Student Rate: £300 (with a valid matriculation card)

• NHS/Uni Early Bird Rate paid before 08 May 2017: £375

• NHS/Uni Rate paid after 08 May 2017: £500

• Industry Rate: £1000

For more information and to book a place, please visit the website or contact the Edinburgh CRF Education Team at wtcrf.education@ed.ac.uk

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