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Conducting a Systematic Review; a practical guide

The aim of the course is to equip participants with an understanding of the systematic review process and an introduction to the skills necessary to conduct a review.

The course is practical and highly interactive with a range of discussion, group and hands-on sessions. It is envisaged that participants will come to the course with a research topic and leave with a draft protocol for their systematic review.

Your trainer will be Mala Mann.

Register your interest

There are currently no upcoming dates available for this course, but you can register your interest by getting in touch.

Who it’s for

This course is tailored to:

  • postgraduate healthcare researchers
  • healthcare professionals
  • policy makers.

What you’ll learn

By the end of the course, you should be able to:

  • develop a focused question
  • identify the evidence to answer that question
  • assess the quality/validity of the identified evidence
  • decide what form of evidence synthesis is most appropriate
  • present the result to meet the needs of clinicians and other researchers
  • develop a strategy to publicise the results.

Topics covered

  • developing a focused question
  • identifying the literature
  • selecting and appraising studies
  • meta-analysis or narrative synthesis
  • report writing and dissemination.


  • interactive skills development
  • come with a topic
  • leave with an outline protocol
  • tutors with extensive systemic review experience.


Michael Griffith
University Hospital of Wales
CF14 4YU

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