Summer School

Meta-analysis

Learn more about the concepts of linear models and mixed linear models in meta-analysis in this Wageningen Summer School for PhD candidates and other academics.

Organisator Production Ecology and Resource Conservation (PE&RC)
Datum

wo 4 juli 2018 tot do 5 juli 2018

Course introduction

Researchers trying to summarize the constantly growing body of published research are increasingly using meta-analysis. The focus of this 2-day course will be on concepts of linear models and mixed linear models in meta-analysis. The statistical software R will be used.

    Meet the lecturers

    Dr. David Makowski (Department of Environment & Agronomy, INRA AgroParisTech

    Course design

    Day 1
    1. Introduction:
    - Why perform a meta-analysis
    - Main steps of a meta-analysis

    2. Estimation of effect sizes of treatments

    3. Practical session 1
    - Analysis of a dataset by the participants using R
    - Discussion of the results


    Day 2
    1. Regression methods for estimating relationships between variables

    2. Practical session 2
    - Analysis of a dataset by the participants using R
    - Discussion of the results

    3. Quality criteria

    4. Discussion and conclusion

    Requirements

    Knowledge of Basic Statistics and Linear Models and some experience with the software package R are assumed.

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