COURSE: Meta-Analysis (27-29 June, 2016) at Maastricht University
This three-day course provides a thorough introduction to meta-analysis with particular emphasis on the application of various statistical methods for aggregating and comparing the results from related studies and the interpretation of the results. The course consists of a mixture of lectures, hands-on tutorials, and computer exercises to cover not only the theoretical background, but also provide practical experience with analyzing real meta-analytic datasets. Topic covered include:
* computation of various outcomes measures
* equal-, fixed-, and random-effects models
* meta-regression and subgrouping
* quantifying and interpreting heterogeneity
* model diagnostics
* publication bias
* multilevel/multivariate/network meta-analysis
The course is taught by Dr. Wolfgang Viechtbauer (Maastricht University), author of the 'metafor' package for R (http://www.metafor-project.org).
Course Dates: 27-29 June, 2016
Course Location: Maastricht, The Netherlands
Registration Deadline: 20 June, 2016
Course Fee: 600 Euros
Please see the course website (http://www.wvbauer.com/doku.php/course_ma) for more details on the course contents, location, schedule, and registration information.
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