Workshops

Thursday 23rd April 2015

Session 1: 1 - 2.30pm

Session 2: 2.45 - 4.15pm

Introduction to Summary of Findings tables 
Craig Whittington and Chris Cates
Introduction to meta-analysis: meta-analysis of continuous outcomes 
Andrew Bryant
How to make an impact through social media and measure it
Sarah Chapman and Holly Millward
How to submit research suggestions to the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) 
Sally Bailey and Natalie Shearwood-Porter
Cochrane clinical answers: facilitating the use of cochrane Reviews by clinicians with the clinical descision-making pathway 
Jane Burch and Karen Pettersen
Focused updates: fast, user-friendly, up-to-date evidence 
Rachel Churchill, Charlotte Pestridge and Hugh Maguire
Estimating hazard ratios using Parmar's method 
Lesley Smith and Andy Bryant
 Advocating for high quality evidence: the good, the bad and the ugly in appraising risk of bias 
Dr Mairead Furlong and Dr Andy Cochrane
CRS-D: The Cochrane Register of Studies database 
Gordon Dooley, David Anstee, and Ruth Foxlee
Assessing bias in selection of participants into the study in a Cochrane Systematic review which includes non-ramdomised studies of an intervention (NRSI) 
Barney Reeves and Jelena Savovic

Outcomes Important to Patients Public and Practitioners (OMIPPP)
Sally Crowe

Updates: tips and tricks for Cochrane authors to tame the growing beast 
Lee-Yee Chong
Assessing bias due to confounding in a Cochrane Systematic review which includes non-randomised studies of an intervention (NRSI) 
Barney Reeves and Jelena Savovic

Core outcome measures for randomised controlled trials and Cochrane reviews
Liz Gargon and Paula Williamson


Workshop sign-up sheets will be available on the day.