Systematic Review 3-day course November 19th, 20th and 21th 2019

Are you trying to get that high-impact publication? Are you tired of inefficient literature searches? Do you want the introduction of your thesis to be something more? Then why not perform a systematic review?

This 3-day course will teach you all about the different steps to take in order to perform a high-quality, methodologically sound and reliable literature overview.

This hands-on course is limited to 30 participants and consists of plenary sessions and workshops on:

  • Writing your review protocol
  • Conducting a systematic review
  • Use of the Review Manager software
  • Performing meta-analyses

Participants get hands-on experience with all review steps. There is ample time to discuss individual problems of ongoing Cochrane review project with the teachers.

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Target audience:

Health care professionals or researchers who:

  • have the intention to write a Cochrane systematic review, i.e. have a research question but did not contact any Review Group yet
  • have registered a title of a Cochrane review and would like to start writing the protocol
  • are working on a protocol for a Cochrane review and want to learn more on this
  • are interested in learning more on the methodology of a Cochrane review

This course is also relevant for persons wishing to do a non-Cochrane systematic review.

Price: € 350 for 3 days, € 150 for one day

Dates: Tuesday November 19th, Wednesday November 20th and Thursday November 21th 2019

Location: Irish College Leuven, Janseniusstraat 1, 3000 Leuven

Course materials will be sent to you by e-mail a few days before the start of the course.

Participants are requested to bring their own laptop and install the RevMan-software beforehand. (

Lunch and coffee breaks are included.

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