Introduction to Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis of Animal Studies
Description of the Course
Through a mix of lectures and hands-on practical activities and tutorials, you will learn the major steps required to undertake a systematic review and meta-analysis of preclinical animal studies.
- Understand what a systematic review is and why to perform one.
- Understand the components of a good research question.
- Understand the components of a protocol.
- Understand the importance of preregistering your protocol and where to register.
- Learn how to develop an accurate systematic search strategy.
- Learn how to screen records for inclusion against preset criteria.
- Understand the steps required for data extraction including study design information and quantitative data.
- Learn how to assess studies for risk of bias and reporting.
- Learn how to conduct meta-analysis of effect size data using R.
- Understand how to report your completed systematic review.
Sarah McCann, PhD | BIH QUEST Center for Responsible Research, Berlin Institute of Health
Alexandra Bannach-Brown, PhD | BIH QUEST Center for Responsible Research, Berlin Institute of Health
Torsten Rackoll, MSc | BIH QUEST Center for Responsible Research, Berlin Institute of Health
Date: Monday, Jan 31st – Wednesday, Feb 2nd, 2022
Class time: 12 - 4pm
Course language: English
Presence/Virtual: The course is held online, via TEAMS.
Further information: 0.9 ECTS point is awarded for this course. A certificate will be provided upon request.