Evidence Synthesis Ireland - Northern Ireland meet and greet

Evidence Synthesis Ireland - Northern Ireland meet and greet

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A meeting for the Northern Ireland evidence synthesis community to learn about Evidence Synthesis Ireland’s training and Fellowships

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Our mission is to make evidence syntheses more usable in every sense of the word – better designed, conducted and reported, more useable for decision makers and more usable within health care policy and clinical practice decision making across the Island of Ireland and beyond.

Learning outcomes

Join us in this virtual meeting to:

  • Meet colleagues in the evidence synthesis community from across Northern Ireland
  • Hear about Evidence Synthesis Ireland’s training
  • Learn about the latest call for Fellowships
  • Get top tips on applying for Fellowships
  • Let us know your training needs

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10:00 – 10:05

Welcome and introductions

10:05 - 10:10

Dr Nikita Burke, Programme Manager ESI - Introduction to Evidence Synthesis Ireland - Fellowships and Training

10:10 – 10:20

Prof Bronagh Blackwood, ESI Northern Ireland Lead, Queen’s University Belfast - Expertise in evidence synthesis available in Northern Ireland.

10:20 - 10:30

Prof Gianni Virgill Clinical Professor of Opthalmology, Centre for Public Health QUB and Senior Clinical Co-ordinating Editor for Cochrane Eyes and Vision. Update from Cochrane Eyes and Vision

10.30 – 10:40

Dr Joanne Duffield - Managing Editor, Cochrane Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems, Queen’s University Belfast. Update on the group

10:40 – 10:50

Dr Nuala Livingstone - Associate Editor for the Cochrane Editorial and Methods Department - Discussion on training needs for systematic reviews

10:50 – 11:00

Time for questions and discussion

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