Dr Elizabeth Neale

Dr Elizabeth Neale

Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist, School of Medicine, University of Wollongong
Professorial Fellow Marijka Batterham

Professorial Fellow Marijka Batterham

National Institute for Applied Statistical Research Australia, University of Wollongong
Professor Isabel Ferreira

Professor Isabel Ferreira

Clinical Epidemiologist, School of Medicine, University of Wollongong




UOW South Western Sydney Campus, 33 Moore Street Liverpool NSW 2170


This three-day course consists of a mixture of lectures, to cover essential theoretical background, and hands-on tutorials and computer exercises, to provide practical experience with analyses of real meta-analytic datasets.

Topics covered 

  • Systematic reviews – defining the research question, registration in PROSPERO, searching the literature, selecting the studies, assessing their methodological quality and reporting the findings
  • Meta-analyses – data extraction and pooling with fixed-effect and random effects models (dichotomous or continuous outcome data in RCTs)
  • Advanced methods in meta-analysis – meta-regression; how to deal with missing data? how to account for multiple interventions and multiple outcomes?


  • $450 UOW HDR students
  • $600 UOW staff
  • $750 LHD researchers
  • $900 external participants

GST and catering included

More information

View the preliminary program [pdf 78 kb]

If you have any questions, please email eis-research@uow.edu.au


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