HEDS is part of the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield. We undertake research, teaching, training and consultancy on all aspects of health related decision science, with a particular emphasis on health economics, HTA and evidence synthesis.

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Short Course - Evidence Synthesis of Qualitative Research in Europe (ESQUIRE)

The ScHARR short Course Unit are running a three day course on Evidence Synthesis of Qualitative Research in Europe (ESQUIRE)
Tue 11th - Thu 13th September 2018

Course overview: The course will follow the systematic review process as it applies, and is adapted to, qualitative evidence synthesis. The Programme Faculty will take participants through the stages of defining and exploring scope, conducting the literature searches, quality assessing studies for inclusion, synthesising data and writing up and presenting the product of the synthesis. Participants will be provided with practical experience of key stages in the review process.The course will be led by members of the Cochrane Qualitative Research Methods Group.

Who will benefit from this course? No formal experience is required, working knowledge of standard systematic review methods or a background in qualitative research methods will be an advantage, but not essential.Qualitative Researchers who want to learn how to synthesise qualitative researchSystematic Reviewers who want to learn how to translate synthesis methods to qualitative data.
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PhD Students in topic areas that require substantive review of qualitative research
New researchers who want to develop evidence synthesis/systematic reviewQualitative systematic reviewers who want to update and extend their skills and knowledgePlease note there is a discounted fee for bookings confirmed before 2nd July 2018.

Link to further course informationhttps://www.sheffield.ac.uk/scharr/shortcourseunit/esquire2018

Link to our online booking storehttps://onlineshop.shef.ac.uk/conferences-events/faculty-of-medicine-dentistry-and-health/school-of-health-and-related-research-scharr

Course leaders
Members of the Cochrane Qualitative Research Methods Group and Experienced ScHARR Staff.
Dr Andrew Booth, Reader in Evidence Based Information Practice and Director of Information, ScHARR, University of Sheffield and Course Leader of this popular course.
Fiona Campbell, Research Fellow, ScHARR, University of Sheffield.
Helen Buckley-Woods, Information Specialist, ScHARR, University of Sheffield.
Megan Wainwright, is a member of the core international CERQual team