Evidence Synthesis & Meta-Analysis in R Conference

Conference  2021-01-21 12:00 a.m.    2021-01-22 12:00 a.m.

We invite you to join us for the Evidence Synthesis Hackathon’s online Evidence Synthesis & Meta-Analysis in R Conference (#ESMARConf), to be held on January 21st and 22nd 2021. ESMARConf includes an exciting programme of talks, workshops, and interactive sessions that address the following:

  • Presentations of packages designed to assist reviewers across evidence synthesis stages, from planning to communication
  • Demonstrations integrating evidence synthesis packages into an interoperable pipeline in R
  • Novel applications of R packages in an evidence synthesis context
  • Automating evidence synthesis in R
  • Assisting novices to R in performing evidence syntheses with the aid of graphical user interfaces


We encourage you to register to participate in the conference if you are interested in the following: Development of R packages focused on some aspect of evidence synthesis (including systematic review, evidence maps, scoping reviews, rapid reviews) or meta-analysis (including quantitative synthesis methods like meta-regression, network meta-analysis, etc.); Combinations of multiple different packages in R designed for evidence synthesis or meta-analysis in a novel way; or Uses of R packages developed for other purposes (e.g. bibliometrix) in an evidence synthesis or meta-analysis. You can register by following this link: https://forms.gle/LNWrPND8zwcBv1pQ8.

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