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Evidence for Change


Course Information

Hope Street Hotel

We are pleased to introduce a new programme that will support you to use evidence to develop your practice, service and research. This builds on the success of our pilot – Evidence for Change.

This professional development programme is relevant to people working in healthcare, public health, social care and other services. It is also relevant to people in the early stages of a research project. Research experience is not necessary.

Course Code


Course Dates

5th October 2017 – 7th December 2017

Places Available

Course Leader

Rumona Dickson

Course Fee

Course Description

The workshops:

  • 5th October      Developing research questions
  • 2nd November  Identifying evidence (including database searching skills)
  • 7th December  Critically appraising evidence and reporting findings


Between the day-long workshops, you will have use of the University of Liverpool Library and will be supported by our academic team to begin a brief evidence review on a topic relevant to your interests. Workshops include expert tutorials on evidence review methods and facilitated practical work.

Venue, fee and registration:

The venues are close to the University of Liverpool. Fees are £375 per person for the programme, including University enrolment and academic support.

  • To encourage teams, we offer discounted rates of £300/person for teams of 2, £250/person for teams of 3 or more.
  • A limited number of places for eligible research students will be offered at a further discount. Please contact us to apply.


 To pay fees, we offer 2 options:

  • Payment online (using this University online store)
  • Payment for teams or PGR students by telephone using credit/debit card or arranging an invoice (see below).


Please do contact Gareth Jones with any questions or comments – G.A.Jones@liverpool.ac.uk or +44(0)151 794 5821.

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