Short Course on 'Systematic Reviews'

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| Published: 24th August 2022

                          KWAME NKRUMAH UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (KNUST)

                           THE BUREAU OF INTEGRATED RURAL DEVELOPMENT (BIRD)

                                                                            &

                          CENTRE FOR CAPACITY BUILDING AND INNOVATION (CCBI)

                                                                      PRESENT

                                                          SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS & EVIDENCE SYNTHESIS

Course objective

This course aims to introduce participants to the methodology of systematic reviews. Participants will be exposed to the various stages involved in conducting a systematic review and will have the opportunity to gain practical experience of the tasks involved at mini workshops.

Course Dates

27th – 30 November, 2023

Venue: IDL Conference Centre, KNUST.  

Course Fee

Professionals: (GHS 2500)

Postgraduate Students: (GHS 1500) – A valid Student ID is required

Target Group

Commissioners of Research/Evaluation and Evidence Syntheses (e.g., systematic reviews, meta evaluation etc.), Public Health Specialists, Development Specialists, Clinicians, Researchers, Lecturers, Postgraduate Students, and other professionals who want to perform and/or evaluate systematic reviews.  

Course delivery and course materials

The course takes a step-by-step approach to the tasks and methods involved in conducting a systematic review. A mixture of presentations and hands-on activities are used to introduce participants to major aspects of the review process. A course manual will be given to participants at the beginning of the week. Participants are encouraged to identify a topic for a systematic review that they can develop during hands-on sessions.

Lead Facilitators

  • Dr. Ebenezer Owusu-Addo, Director, BIRD, KNUST
  • Prof.  Vivian Welch, Editor in Chief of the Campbell Collaboration & Deputy Director, Centre for Global Health Bruyère Research Institute.
  • Dr. Richard Bruce Lamptey, Deputy/Librarian, KNUST

Certification

Successful candidates will be awarded a certificate signed by the Vice-Chancellor, KNUST.  

Application form can be accessed from: https://forms.gle/YUEBsX1aurD7Ne9L7

Deadline for course registration: November 6, 2023.

Call for registration or enquiry: 233 (0) 501349036/ 0244258146

Email: eowusu-addo.canr@knust.edu.gh / shortcourses@knust.edu.gh 

Payment should be made into the following account details:

Centre for Capacity Building and Innovation (CCBI) Account Details:

Name: Bureau of Integrated Rural Development

Bank: Ghana Commercial Bank

Branch: KNUST

Account number: 603 I 13000 1647

Swiftcode: GHCBGHAC

Address: GCB, KNUST, Ghana.