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Longitudinal Studies Masterclass – 19–22 Mar 2018, Byron Bay
From Monday 19 March 2018
To Thursday 22 March 2018
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Longitudinal Studies Masterclass
19–22 March 2018
Elements of Byron, 144 Bayshore Dr, Byron Bay

Internationally-respected data analysis expert Professor Jonathan Sterne (UK) will present the 2018 Longitudinal Studies Masterclass for Australasian researchers and academics to:

  • achieve specialist professional development
  • build a rich community of practice that delivers greater impact
  • participate in practical sessions that showcase real-world data analysis
  • connect with other world-leading academics and longitudinal researchers

This masterclass will include expert presentations, practical lab sessions, the launch of the ARACY Lifecourse portal, guest speakers, cohort networking, an update on the latest Australian Report Card, and more.

Masterclass Topics

  • An overview of principles and methods for meta-analysis of observational data
  • Defining the question and assessing data quality
  • Assessing potential confounding and other sources of bias
  • Data preparation and principles of data harmonisation
  • Meta-regression: going beyond summary statistics

Practical Lab Sessions

  • Adjusting for potential confounders that differ across cohorts
  • Cross-cohort data preparation for meta-analysis
  • Examples of meta-regression: the potential for cross-cohort approaches

More information and registration

Location Elements of Byron
144 Bayshore Dr
Byron Bay