Meta-Research Short Course

Published on: 6th March 2017

27 - 29 September 2017
09:00 - 17:00


Medical Education Centre, Western General Hospital.

The purpose of this 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.

Course Objectives

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

Target Audience

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


£600.00 NHS/Uni Early Bird (until 8th May 2017)
£800.00 NHS/Uni after 8th May 2017
£400.00 Student Rate (with valid matric card)
£1600.00 Industry

For more information and to register visit the WTCRF website.

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