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We will be running a set of workshops, July 11-15 2022 as part of our 2022 Evidence-Based Health Care Summer School. The aim is to foster debate and engage with like-minded colleagues and offer additional learning relevant to studies in evidence-based health care, post-pandemic.

Please note: Each of these events must be registered for individually, giving you the flexibility to pick and choose which events you wish to attend. All Medicine and Health Science students and alumni can purchase at a special discounted rate. 

Click here to book your place on to any of the following workshops.

 Week 2 Schedule of events

Week 2 Workshop Facilitators/tutors Learning objectives
Mon 11 July, 9:00-12:00 Developing protocols for systematic reviews (with a focus on intervention reviews) Director of our EBHC DPhil programmeJamie-Hartmann Boyce, and university Research Lecturer, Nicola LindsonBoth are editors of the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group
  • Explain the importance of having a protocol for a systematic review
  • Identify the core elements of protocols of systematic reviews
  • Develop the research question and eligibility criteria for a systematic review
Mon 11 July, 14:00-17:00 Open research practices Research Fellow, Georgia Richards, and Doctoral Researcher, Nicholas DeVito
  • Understand the value of open research methods and how it improves the quality of research
  • Learn when, and how, open research methods can be used to plan, conduct, report, and disseminate research through preregistration, the sharing of code, data, and materials, and preprints
  • Understand the challenges and limitations of open research methods
Tues 12 July, 09:00-12:00 Dissertation to Publication Departmental Lecturer and Senior Research Fellow, Anne-Marie Boylan
  • By the end of the session you will be able to - Outline the key steps to turn your dissertation into a journal article
  • Decide what to publish from your dissertation
  • Select an appropriate journal
  • Describe the traditional paper format
  • Explain what makes a good paper
Tues 12 July, 14:00-16:00 The language of EBHC and how to use it effectively Physician and Pharmacologist, Jeffrey K Aronson
  • Understand how terms are defined
  • Understand the basic principles of writing words worth reading
Weds 13 July, 09:00-10:30 Maximising your research for impact  Professor Carl Heneghan
  • Includes collaborating, supervising and finding funds to keep your research alive
Weds 13 July, 10:30 - 12:30 Meet with team/supervisor


Weds 13 July, 12:30 Free time
Thurs 14 July, AM Free time
Thurs 14 July, 14:00 - 17:00 What makes a good MSc/DPhil Director of our EBHC DPhil programmeJamie-Hartmann Boyce, Departmental Lecturer and Senior Research Fellow, Anne-Marie Boylan and Senior Statistician, Jason Oke
Thurs 14 July, 17:30 - 18:30 seminar Seminar
Fri 15 July, 09:00-12:00 Small group presentations EBHC Supervisors

MSc seminar 1 

DPhil student seminar (2) students present to EBHC supervisors

Fi 15 July, 13:30-17:00 Directors Open Session (wrap up) DPhil Director, Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and MSc Course Director, Annette Pluddemann

Open Q&A (to include survey to students of questions they have ahead of time)

Planning your dissertation with your supervisor

Making the most of your supervision meetings