23.03.2020 To 27.03.2020

“A modern researcher’s toolbox: from methods to manuscript”

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Intensive Short Course


Part 1 23.03.- 24.03. (Julie Buring and Pamela Rist)

  • Introductions and Objectives of the Short Course, Critical Thinking in Epidemiology: Examples from the Literature
  • Types of Epidemiologic Studies in the Literature (Descriptive, Analytic)
  • Measures of Disease Frequency, Measures of Association and their Scales
  • Interpretation of the Findings: Association versus Causation
  • Critical Evaluation of the Medical Literature
  • Principles of Randomized Trials; Strengths and Weaknesses
  • Sample size and power, P-values and confidence intervals
  • Screening

Part 2, 25.03.-27.03. (Bill Miller)

Writing styles, manuscript format, paper and proposal writing: overview, writing process, scientific writing exercises, editorial process & reviewing, …


Students can take Parts 1&2 for 3 ECTS, only Part 1 for 1.25 ECTS or only Part 2 for 1.75 ECTS


  • 750 €
  • 510 € for enrolled students (proof required)


Please send an e-mail to Tanja Te Gude

Tel. +49 30 450 570 812

Organizational and administrative matters


• Prof. Julie E. Buring, ScD (Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard University Medical Center, Boston, USA)
• Pamela Marie Rist, Sc.D. (Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard University Medical Center, Boston, USA)
• Prof. Bill Miller (Ohio State University, USA)

Event organizer:

Berlin School of Public Health


Charité Campus, Details folgen


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