Critical appraisal of research: Skills to use evidence wisely in your work

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Event description
A workshop for policy makers and program managers who want to gain skills to use evidence wisely in their work.

About this Event

Are you a policy maker or program manager who needs to use research findings in your work? If so, the Sax Institute’s upcoming training course could be for you.

Held over two weekly sessions, you will gain:

  • A greater understanding of different types of evidence from research
  • Skills to assess the quality and relevance of research for your work
  • Practical experience using tools to critically appraise research to asses if it is high quality and relevant to your work
  • Information to know where to access research evidence.

Session Times

Session One: Friday 24 July 10:30am-12:00pm

Session Two: Friday 31 July 10:30am-12:30pm

Sessions

Topic

  • Session 1: Overview of evidence and how to appraise it to support policy and program decisions
  • Session 2: Interactive session – applying the skills to a real-world example

Who should attend?

The workshop will be valuable for policy makers and program managers/implementers with some experience working with research who want to gain skills to critically appraise research evidence.

About the presenters

Associate Professor Mary Haines

Mary Haines (PhD) is a Senior Adviser at the Sax Institute and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the School of Public Health, Menzies Centre for Health Policy at the University of Sydney. Mary has over 20 years’ experience working in senior positions across the government, academic, corporate and independent sectors on policy, health research, evaluation and translational initiatives. Mary has senior executive service and board level experience in the NSW Government. Mary has led research projects that have resulted in new knowledge about how to implement evidence-based care within health systems that has been harnessed by policy agencies and service providers.

Dr Carmen Huckel Schneider

Carmen Huckel Schneider is Adviser, Knowledge Exchange at the Sax Institute; Deputy Director, Menzies Centre for Health Policy and Senior Lecturer at the Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney. She is co-lead of the Health Governance and Financing Group at the Menzies Centre for Health Policy. She is a health systems and governance researcher with over 10 years’ experience in knowledge exchange, transitional health and health policy education.

Cost

$200 per person (including GST) | $150 per person (including GST) for full time students and not-for-profit employees. Please enter the promo code: StudentNFP at the Ticket Checkout to receive the discount.

Registration

A maximum of 20 participants can register for this workshop and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

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