Campbell Collaboration in partnership with NMIMS announces a workshop on Evidence-Based Management: Role of Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis.
Objectives: This workshop presents the scientific principles, methods, analysis, and reporting standards that guide the process of conducting systematic reviews and meta-analysis in social sciences. In addition, the group will be introduced to the process of registering titles and protocols, and conducting reviews with the Campbell Collaboration, and work in groups to produce titles for registration.
- Principles and methods of research synthesis.
- Common sources of bias and errors in research reviews
- Steps in conducting systematic reviews and meta-analysis
- Strategies for minimizing bias
- Reporting standards and guidelines for systematic reviews
- Problem formulation, and developing review questions in the Indian context
- Uses and misuses of research synthesis to inform policy, practice and further research
- Registering titles and protocols, and conducting reviews with the Campbell Collaboration
Methodology: This workshop includes lectures, discussion, group and computer exercises.
Instructors: Howard White, CEO, Campbell Collaboration; Denny John, Evidence Synthesis Specialist, Campbell Collaboration
Note: Participants should bring their own laptops and should download Cochrane’s RevMan software from this site: http://community.cochrane.org/tools/review-production-tools/revman-5/revman-5-download prior to the workshop.
Who should attend: Research-oriented faculty members and Ph.D. students
Date: March 19-21, 2018
Time: 08.30 a.m to 05.00 p.m (on all days)
Venue: NMIMS, School of Business Management, Vile Parle Campus, Mumbai
Registration fee: INR 7,080 (inclusive of taxes)
To register, please click here.
Day 1: Monday, 19 March 2018
09.00-09.15 Registration and choice of topic for group work
09.15-09.30 Welcome and introductions
09.30-10.30 Why systematic reviews are important
10.45-11.30 Question setting
11.30-12.30 Systematic review case study
13.30-14.30 Search strategies
14.30-15.00 Screening studies
15.15-16.30 Introduction to EGM
16.30-17.00 End of day quiz
Day 2: Tuesday, 20 March 2018
09.00-10.30 Introduction to meta-analysis, effect sizes and forest plots and testing for heterogeneity
11.00-12.00 Critical appraisal; Exercise: Appraising a RCT study
12.00-13.00 Exercise: Creating and interpreting forest plots with Cochrane’s RevMan software
14:00-15:00 Introduction to Campbell Collaboration and the process for registering a Campbell study, and the Campbell Title Registration Form
15.15-16.00 Developing review questions
16:00-16:30 Introduction to Evidence Synthesis software
16.30-17.00 End of day quiz
Day 3, Wednesday, 21 March 2018
09.00-10:30 Completing TRF for a review and EGM
11.00-13.00 Continue work on TRF on review and EGM
16.00-16.30 End of course quiz and course evaluation
16.30-17.00 Award of certificates