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4: Systematic Reviews

SESSION 4: Conducting a Systematic Review

A systematic review is both a publication type and a research methodology, characterised by a rigorous and clearly documented synthesis and appraisal of primary research papers. It is primary research, similar to empirical methods, and not a form of literature review.

This session will focus on conducting systematic reviews for Psychology, Counselling, Sport Science & Exercise Physiology, Chiropractic, Nursing, Indigenous Health, Forensic Science, Biomedicine or Veterinary Medicine. Participants are expected to come with a quantitative clinical question to work on during the webinar.

Please download this Systematic Review Training Manual to accompany this session.

The Library also provides a valuable Systematic Reviews - Research Guide to support you throughout your research journey at Murdoch University.

*NOTE: Database search techniques are not covered in this session. Please view the 'Strategic Literature Searching' videos for more guidance with searching. We also encourage participants who are unsure if they are conducting a systematic review to watch the 'Conducting a Literature Review' webinar.


This recorded webinar below took place on September 22nd 2021.

The slides can be downloaded here (you will need to sign in to access these).

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