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NOVA SCOTIA TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
AUTHOR TRAINING WORKSHOPS
The Nova Scotia Cochrane Resource Centre periodically holds Cochrane author training workshops. The Basic Author Training is a two day workshop offered in partnership with the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF). This workshop is designed to give participants an introduction to the steps of planning and conducting a systematic review. The workshop includes sessions on:
- Evidence-informed practice, systematic review and the Cochrane Collaboration
- Creating a well-defined systematic review question
- Extracting data and assessing the quality of research included
- Combining data with and without meta-analyses
- Reporting results of systematic reviews
- Software for conducting systematic reviews and meta-analyses
This workshop is designed for clinical trainees, clinicians, academics and researchers who have a general interest in the methodology of systematic reviews or who are planning to conduct a systematic review in the future. Candidates must fill out an application form on the NSHRF website detailing their area of research interest.
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Please check this site for information on Advanced Cochrane Author Training workshops for those individuals who have already taken the Basic Author Training and would like to learn more about producing a Cochrane review. Please contact us detailing your specific interests in advanced training so that we may provide support.
NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
The Canadian Cochrane Centre and Cochrane International hold regular training sessions both online and on-site. For CCC workshops and events, visit http://ccnc.cochrane.org/workshops-and-events. For Cochrane International training opportunities, please go to http://www.cochrane.org/resources/training.htm
Opportunities for researchers and students to be involved with Cochrane systematic reviews in Nova Scotia will be posted here as they become available.
Drug Safety and Effectiveness Cross-Disciplinary Training (DSECT) Program
Successful applicants may be able to complete a systematic review-related project and utilize the resources of the NS Cochrane Centre.
Eligible trainees include those enrolled in a graduate (Masters or PhD), post-doctoral or clinical fellowship program (part-time or full-time; can be from outside Canada*), with demonstrated academic excellence and an interest or experience related to therapeutics. Trainees must have a supervisor willing to become mentor within the training program and can be from a wide range of scientific domains, including: biosciences; clinical therapeutics; population health, epidemiology, and biostatistics; and health services and policy research. A limited number of stipends are available to Canadian citizens and permanent residents set to current CIHR rates.
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