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    Critical appraisal of research to support policy and program professionals

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    Event description

    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.

    In this 4-hour online course 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 assess if it is high quality and relevant to your work
    • Information to know where to access research evidence.


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

    Who should attend?

    This course will be valuable for policy makers and program managers/implementers with some initial experience working with research who want to gain skills to critically appraise research evidence. This course is not intended for those with high level skills and recent experience in research methods, analysis and interpretation.

    Workshop cost

    Early bird price: $600 + GST + Humanitix fee. Available until 5pm on Monday 8th April

    General admission: $650 + GST + Humanitix fee

    Find out more

    Please contact Alex Schiavuzzi for more information. 

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