Nottingham Systematic Review Course 2017

The 2017 Nottingham systematic review course will run from Tuesday 20th - Friday 23rd June 2017, and is fully booked.

To book a place either download a booking form or visit the online store

This course will appeal to anyone interested in completing a Cochrane-style review. Experienced tutors and facilitators will be available to give you practical and individual advice. After attending the course:

  • Participants should be able to understand search strategies,
  • Extract data,
  • Manage the results of systematic searches,
  • Understand the synthesis of the data, and
  • Apply the methods and conduct reviews independently.

Course content:

Day 1: Developing a protocol for a review.
Day 2: Searching and managing references.
Day 3: Extracting and using data.
Day 4: Using RevMan, more sums and Cochrane.

Study methods: Small group teaching, workshops, library-based interactive tutorials with hands on practical work at computer stations and group work.

General enquiries and bookings: Jackie Patrick: +44 (0)115 823 1287 or

Course content enquiries: 




Training - face-to-face

Contact Cochrane Centres or Review Groups about local workshops and courses in review production. Some of these events are listed on the Cochrane Latest News and Events page or Training page.

Training - online

  • Open Learning Materials - learn the steps in convenient online modules which supplement the Cochrane Reviewers' Handbook in helping you gain skills and complete your review.

Training resources provided by other organizations: