Introduction to Systematic Reviews - Online (join a waiting list)
|NCRM, University of Southampton and Durham Research Methods Centre|
Dr Nadia Siddiqui
Online run by University of Southampton and University of Durham
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A growing body of research evidence and readily available technology to tap a wide area of scientific research has given a lot of opportunities for researcher to conduct review-based inquiries adopting scientific principles and methods. This now demands all researchers to be able to search and synthesise research knowledge, adopting scientific principles of systematic, rigorous, and unbiased research. This one day course will introduce knowledge, understanding and skills that will enable students to overview the existing research knowledge in their own topic areas of interest. This introductory session will be a stage advanced from conducting ordinary literature review. Adopting a systematic approach of searching, synthesising, evaluating, and reporting existing research evidence will give students understanding of rigorous research designs and how this could be adopted for their own primary research projects.
The course covers:
By the end of the course participants will:
This course is open to all who want to acquire basic knowledge of systematic reviews in the area of social sciences, a basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel packages is required. Participants will need a calculator to hand.
Read resources available on this link : School of Education : Resources - Durham University
Torgerson, C., Hall, J. and Light, K., 2012. Systematic reviews. Research Methods and Methodologies in Education. London: Sage, pp.217-230.
Entry (no or almost no prior knowledge)
The fee per teaching day is: • £30 per day for students registered at UK/EU University. • £60 per day for staff at UK/EU academic institutions, UK/EU Research Councils researchers, UK/EU public sector staff and staff at UK/EU registered charity organisations and recognised UK/EU research institutions. • £100 per day for all other participants In the event of cancellation by the delegate a full refund of the course fee is available up to two weeks prior to the course. NO refunds are available after this date. If it is no longer possible to run a course due to circumstances beyond its control, NCRM reserves the right to cancel the course at its sole discretion at any time prior to the event. In this event every effort will be made to reschedule the course. If this is not possible or the new date is inconvenient a full refund of the course fee will be given. NCRM shall not be liable for any costs, losses or expenses that may be incurred as a result of its cancellation of a course, including but not limited to any travel or accommodation costs. The University of Southampton’s Online Store T&Cs also continue to apply.
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Qualitative Data Handling and Data Analysis, Systematic reviews , , Searching scientific evidence , , Extracting data , , Data synthesis
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