The use of meta-analysis for casual inference in health research Wednesday, 12 September 2018

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Meta-analysis has become a major tool in medical and public health research. There are over 30 journal publications every day w ith " meta-analysis" in the abstract or as a keyword. We can rarely make a causal conclusion from just one study. So we need ways to assess causal evidence integrating evidence from several or many studies. Meta-analysis can help us do this.

The workshop will examine the critical role metaanalysis can play in causal inference from health studies. Participants will have a handson experience in conducting and interpreting a metaanalysis using Excel spreadsheets and data from a set of epidemiological studies.

DATE: Wednesday 12 September 2018, 9am - 5pm

VENUE: Executive Seminar Suite, Wellington Campus

COST: $50 (including morning and afternoon tea)

More information available here.

To register or for further information, please contact: Barry Borman (b.borman@massey.ac.nz) or Mathu Shanthakumar (m.shanthakumar@massey.ac.nz)