14 Mar 17 Mar
From March 14, until March 17, 2022 - CIBIO-InBIO, Vairão, Portugal (Face-to-face)
This course is predicted to run face-to-face, depending on the sanitary rules and guidelines provided by the public authorities at the time"
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METHODS IN RESEARCH SYNTHESIS: SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS AND META-ANALYSIS

METHODS IN RESEARCH SYNTHESIS: SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS AND META-ANALYSIS

From March 14, until March 17, 2022 - CIBIO-InBIO, Campus Vairão, Portugal 

Research synthesis, the process of synthesising research findings, has been increasingly in the ecological and biological sciences. The course is developed for students and researchers at an early stage of their career, and aims to provide basics on literature search and review. Participants will be able to: (1) understand the process of research synthesis, incl. search protocols and software; (2) conduct a systematic literature search and review; and (3) apply different methods for analyzing published scientific evidence, such as meta-analysis tools

PROGRAMME:

DAY 2

Morning

Best practices in the literature review process

Analysing the outcomes of literature reviews

Introduction to meta-analysis

Afternoon

Practicals 3 – Reviewing and gathering published evidence

Practicals 4 – Qualitative analysis from the literature review

DAY 3

Morning

Invited speakers: global case studies and applications

Methods and approaches in meta-analysis

Afternoon

Practicals 5 – Quantitative analysis of the literature review

Working group session 1 – Challenge release (own or new ideas for conducting a literature review)

DAY 4

Morning

Working group session 2 – Challenge development

Afternoon

Working group session 3 – Challenge presentation

Hours: 24


SCHEDULE

 9:45am to 17:45pm, lunch between 13:00-14:00


COURSE INSTRUCTORS

Ana Sofia Vaz (coordinator)| CIBIO-InBIO | InvaderS

Cláudia Fernandes | CIBIO-InBIO | LPDM

Joana R. Vicente | CIBIO-InBIO | InvaderS

Ana Margarida Medeiros | CIBIO-InBIO | LPDM

Ana Catarina Teixeira | CIBIO-InBIO | LPDM


INTENDED AUDIENCE

The course will be open to a maximum number of 20 participants.


SELECTION CRITERIA

75% of available student slots are reserved for BIODIV students.
 Priority will be given to:
• 1st year and other PhD students attending the BIODIV Doctoral Program;
• PhD students attending other courses;
• Other post-graduate students and researchers.


REGISTRATION

Participation is free of charge for BIODIV students | 80€ (students) | 150€ (other participants). CIBIO-InBIO members will have an additional discount of 20%
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Please note the rules apply for all BIODIV students


APPLICATIONS DATES

Registration deadline: February 04, 2022
All applicants will be notified about whether they are accepted until February 11, 2022


Fill out the application form and confirm that the following message appears:           

Thanks for your application!
Applicants will be informed of their acceptance by email.