Training & Capacity

Below are resources for training and capacity for producing, supporting, and using evidence syntheses.

African Evidence Network Learning Space houses tools and resources to support evidence-informed decision-making related to evidence-informed decision-making in Africa.

Cochrane Training provides learning how to conduct, edit and read systematic reviews; for individuals, groups and trainers.

Collaboration for Environmental Evidence (CEE) Training Workshops equips participants with an understanding of CEE methodology for undertaking systematic reviews and systematic maps in environmental management.

EPPI-Centre courses and seminars provide a variety of different types of MSc and short courses, seminars, and tailored training and support utilizing their 15 years’ experience of conducting reviews, teaching and supporting reviewers, and developing innovative methods for synthesis.

Global Evidence Synthesis Initiative Webinars

MetaLight is a software application designed to support the teaching and learning of meta-analysis.

The National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools offers online learning modules in English and French about evidence-informed decision making, including the critical appraisal of systematic reviews.

SUPporting POlicy relevant Reviews and Trials (SUPPORT) Collaboration’s SUPPORT Tools for Evidence-informed Policymaking in Health 6: Using research evidence to address how an option will be implemented

SYstematic Review Center for Laboratory animal Experimentation (SYRCLE) Training and Education offers online, hands-on, and in-house training about systematic reviews of animal studies.

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