Led by Professor Andrea Cipriani, the course is designed to enhance understanding and expertise in carrying out systematic reviews and meta-analysis. It is aimed at psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health professionals, pharmacists and researchers in neuroscience and related disciplines.
The course content will include lectures, group work, hands-on tutorials and supervised statistical sessions. Course participants will have plenty of opportunity to network and interact with speakers, as well as, to present their own work and receive feedback from a panel of experts.
Day 1: How to write a protocol, conduct the search strategy & statistical analysis
Day 2: How to carry out a systematic review & meta-analysis of RCTs (focus on Cochrane & GRADE)
Day 3: How to conduct a meta-analysis of observational studies & individual patient data