Past Training Events


Systematic reviews of quantitative and/or qualitative evidence 2019 (SR2019)

Three day Systematic Review Workshop,
Leuven (Belgium), 27 - 29 March, 2019

The KU Leuven Methodology of Educational Sciences Research Group and the Social Research Methodology Group organize a multi-disciplinary workshop on conducting systematic reviews of qualitative or quantitative evidence. The target audience inlude faculty, PhD, doctoral students, editors, reviewers and other researchers in the area of Educational, Behavioral, Social Welfare and Healthcare sciences. The workshop will focus on the fundamental background and skills required to conduct a systematic review, evaluating the feasibility, appropriateness, meaningfulness of particular interventions or programs, inventorying the experiences of people involved in  treatments, interventions, or therapies or exploring the lived experience of people having a particular disability, disease or living in difficult circumstances. The workshop is organized in collaboration with the Cochrane Qualitative Research and Implementation Methods Group.


Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Van den Heuvel Institute, Dekenstraat 2, 3000 Leuven.

Registration Fee

€ 250 for the two day program on March 27 and 28, 2019 (in which participants choose between a focus on qualitative or a focus on quantitative evidence);

€ 300 for the three day program on March 27, 28 and 29, 2019 (in which the focus is on both qualitative and quantitative evidence).

The registration fee includes lunches, coffee and tea and course book(s) 'Synthesizing Qualitative Research: Choosing the Right Approach' by K. Hannes & C. Lockwood and/or 'Research Synthesis and Meta-Analysis:A Step-by-Step Approach, 5th Ed.' by H. Cooper.

Doctoral students have a discount of  € 30. Proof of subscription in a doctoral program is required.

Registration and information

For further information and registration please consult the website