Early Career Researcher Workshop

CREATE organises interactive workshops each year. Prominent experts within the field of health psychology are invited to lead these workshops. The overall aim of these workshops is to enhance knowledge and skills of participants. Workshop themes are current topics in health psychology theory and research, but also involve methodology and more practical issues like the process of developing papers for peer-review.

Please note that places are limited and are given on a first come first served basis.

An introduction to systematic reviews and novel approaches to evidence synthesis

Sunday 1st to Tuesday 3rd September 2019

Facilitators: Dr Jenny Mc Sharry and Dr Chris Noone

During this workshop participants will have an opportunity to learn about systematic reviews, and to discuss the pros and cons of novel quantitative and qualitative evidence synthesis methods. We will work through example systematic reviews to give participants familiarity with the important steps of all evidence synthesis approaches including:

  1. Developing an appropriate question
  2. Searching for studies
  3. Screening, data extraction and management
  4. Appraising studies
  5. Synthesising findings across studies
  6. Writing up and publication

Participants will also be invited to bring along the details of a systematic review they are currently working on, or are planning to conduct, to the workshop. The review can be at any stage of development, and we will encourage your input throughout the session on any questions or problems that would be suitable for discussion in groups.

Workshop fees

Full fee: 120€

Reduced fee*: 95€

*The Reduced fee applies only to participants from low and middle income countries.

How to apply

Visit the following link and fill in the application form:

Deadline for applications: 16th of June, 2019.

Preliminary Schedule

1st September
2nd September
3rd September
09:00   Workshop Workshop
13:00   Lunch break Lunch break and CREATE AGM
14:00 Networking Activity Workshop Workshop
18:30 CREATE Dinner