Workshops and events

Introduction to Cochrane Methodology Workshop - Lund, 20-21 November 2019

Cochrane Sweden and Cochrane Norway welcome you to a 2-day workshop on basic Cochrane Methodology.

Location: The workshop will be held at the University of Lund, Sweden. The exact venue details will be announced later.

Participant criteria: The workshop is primarily aimed at PhD students with an interest in healthcare research but is also open for anyone to join. The level is basic and prior experience from conducting systematic reviews is not a requirement.

Objectives: The workshop will provide an introduction on practical and methodological issues of how to prepare a Cochrane systematic review of the effects of interventions. Topics will include;

  • How to register a Cochrane title
  • Research question and PICO
  • Structure and importance of the protocol
  • Search strategy
  • Introduction to Cochrane tools (RevMan and Covidence)
  • Interpretation of results and meta-analysis
  • Risk of bias assessment
  • GRADE
  • Challenges that evidence-based medicine is facing

Format: The workshop will use a combination of lectures, small group learning based on worked examples, and plenary discussion. Participants will also be provided with a short reading list in advance of the workshop. The workshop will be taught in English.

Participant fee: 2000 SEK (approximately 190 euros). The workshop is free for authors of Cochrane reviews.

REGISTER HERE within 30th September 2019. In October you will receive additional information.

Contact: For more information about the course please see Contact us.


Workshop in Gothenburg 5.-6. of February 2019

Cochrane Sweden and Cochrane Norway welcome you to a 2-day workshop on basic Cochrane Methodology. The workshop is organized in cooperation with the Unit of Primary Healthcare, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Location: The workshop will be held at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The exact venue details will be announced later.
Participant criteria: The workshop is primarily aimed at PhD students with an interest in healthcare research but is also open for anyone to join. The level is basic and prior experience from conducting systematic reviews is not a requirement.
Objectives: The workshop will provide an introduction on practical and methodological issues of how to prepare a Cochrane systematic review of the effects of interventions. Topics will include;

  • How to register a Cochrane title
  • Research question and PICO
  • Structure and importance of the protocol
  • Search strategy
  • Introduction to Cochrane tools (RevMan and Covidence)
  • Interpretation of results and metaanalysis
  • Risk of bias assessment
  • GRADE
  • Callenges that evidence-based medicine is facing

Format: The workshop will use a combination of lectures, small group learning based on worked examples, and plenary discussion. Participants will also be provided with a short reading list in advance of the workshop. The workshop will be taught in English.

Participant fee: The workshop is fully booked. If you would like to be on the waiting list for this course, then send an email to Dina Meng, which states your full name and affiliated institution. The workshop is free.

Contact: For more information about the course please contact Minna Johannson