Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses

Systematic reviews and meta-analyses are crucial in synthesizing clinical research to determine the efficacy of an intervention. However, conducting high-quality systematic reviews and meta-analyses that have clinical impact on the field takes time and expertise.

Nature Research Academies has developed this workshop in ‘Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses’ for clinical researchers, to explain how to conduct a systematic review or a meta-analysis.

  • 1-day workshops
  • Available to institutions globally, to host on-site
  • For up to 50 clinical researchers



  1. Types of reviews
  2. Searching and selecting studies
  3. Extracting data
  4. Presenting data
  5. Analyzing data

Detailed information of the modules have been shared in the dropdown.


Universities, colleges, hospitals, CRO's, medical writing companies and research centers can contact our team by:


Mobile number: 7981907697


Note: A sample certificate can be downloaded but it doesn't reflect the exact modules.

Course Content

1) Differences between literature review, systematic review and meta-analysis, 2) Strengths and weaknesses of systematic reviews and meta-analysis, 3) Ethical consideration: prior registration
1) Searching the white and grey literature, 2) The importance of exploring multiple databases, 3) Deciding the inclusion and exclusion criteria, 4)Duplicate publications
1) Using a standardized format, 2) Effect sizes and precision of estimates
1) Summarizing data using a forest plot, 2) Estimating publication bias using a funnel plot, 3) Alternatives to forest plot and funnel plot
1) Random effect vs. fixed effect analysis models, 2) Evaluating heterogeneity between studies, 3) Rating the quality of evidence


On completion, you can download and print off a certificate that is endorsed by the relevant professional body.

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