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Events 2017 November 2017 Systematic Reviews Masterclass

Thu, 2 Nov 2017

Systematic Reviews Masterclass

Townsville, Cairns

When: 2 November 17, 9am -- 4pm

Where: At James Cook University
Room 145-030, Building 145 - Australian Tropical Science and Innovation Precinct, Townsville Campus
Room D3-054, Building D3 - The Cairns Institute, Cairns Campus

Overview

This workshop features a series of presentations that will introduce the  processes required to produce a thorough systematic review. Discussions  led by experts will include:

  • different types of reviews
  • refining your question and defining the boundaries
  • finding the literature
  • using EndNote to manage your review
  • assessing study quality
  • extracting data
  • synthesising the evidence
  • meta-analysis; and disseminating the review

Sessions will be video linked, with presenters in both Cairns and Townsville.

Morning and afternoon tea will be served, lunch at own cost.

Who should attend?        

This Masterclass is highly recommended to everyone considering conducting a systematic review in any discipline and in particular the health and social sciences.

  • HDRs (contributes to professional development)
  • HDR supervisors
  • Researchers considering conducting a systematic review
  • Academics teaching systematic reviews
  • Staff interested in systematic reviews

Program                              

9:00-9:10

Overview of master class

Video-conferenced from Cairns

9:10-9:30

Why do we need systematic reviews?

Prof Komla Tsey TCI, CASE

9:30-10.00

Panel Discussion: Different types of reviews and systematic versus traditional narrative reviews

A/Prof Ronny Gunnarsson,CMD

Adrian Esterman, AITHM/UniSA

Michael Bird, CSE

10:00-10:30

Starting the review: Refining the question and defining the boundaries

A/Prof Ronny Gunnarsson, CMD

10:30-10:45

Morning Break

10:45-11:25

How to find studies: The literature search

CNS: Ms Janet Catterall, LIS
TSV: Mr Stephen Anderson, LIS

Face to face in Cairns and Townsville

11:25-12:05

Making the best use of EndNote for your systematic review

CNS: Ms Bronwen Forster, LIS

TSV: Mrs Sam Rannard, LIS

12:05-13:00

Lunch Break

13:00-13:30

How to appraise the studies: An introduction to assessing study quality

Prof Adrian Esterman, AITHM/UniSA

Video-conferenced from Cairns

13:30-14.00

Data extraction

A/Prof Kerrianne Watt, CPHMV

Video-conferenced from Townsville

14:00-14:30

Synthesising the evidence

A/Prof Kerrianne Watt, CPHMV

14:30-15:00

An introduction to meta-analysis

Prof Emma McBryde, AITHM

Pexip from Thursday Island

15:00-15:10

Afternoon Break

15:10-15:40

Disseminating the review

Dr Liz Tynan, GRS

Video-conferenced from Townsville

15:40-15:55

Final discussion

Prof Alan Clough, CPHMV

Video-conferenced from Cairns

15:55-16:00

Evaluation

Townsville Registration or Cairns Registration

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