Realist Synthesis Masterclass
Tuesday, April 16th - Thursday, April 18th 2019
University of Liverpool in London
33 Finsbury Square, London (UK)

The 3-day Realist Synthesis Masterclass is an advanced training course for applying realist methodology principles to the task of literature review. The programme will include a range of activities including didactic sessions, group work and one-on-one consultations. Topics to be addressed include:

How to establish programme and middle-range theories suitable for literature review;
How to guide decisions about the scope of data sources to be included;
How to read and code papers;
How to use data sources to construct context-mechanism-outcome configurations;
How to establish a rigorous, transparent and retroductive line of analysis;
How to conduct a rapid realist synthesis;
How to use realist synthesis for programme development;
How to convey findings from a realist synthesis

There will be time for participants to discuss on-going questions and challenges, as well as networking. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Daily Schedule (includes lunch and tea/coffee):

09:45-11:00: Session I
11:00-11:15: Break
11:15-13:00: Session II
13:00-13:45: Lunch
13:45-15:00: Session III
15:00-15:15: Break
15:15-16:30: Session IV  


Early Bird Registration Fees in effect until March 22nd, 2019

£550 (Early Bird)/ £675 (Regular)

£400 (Early Bird)/ £525 (Regular)

Refund policy:

50% Until (and including) March 22nd, 2019

0% After March 22nd, 2019



Realist Synthesis Masterclass LDN April 16-18, 2019 (Early Bird)
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