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POSTPONED - Making Sense of Evidence Annual Health Research Conference


Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre, TQ11 0EG
13th November 2020
9:30 - 4:30 pm
Category: General


** Please note that in light of the ongoing COVID-19 situation our annual conference has now been postponed, with hopes to potentially reschedule to Spring 2021 dependent on restrictions in place. Thank you for your understanding.

For any queries or if you would like to be added to our Making Sense of Evidence mailing list to be notified of any future events please get in touch at Thank you for your interest in the Making Sense of Evidence programme.

FREE PenARC Annual Making Sense of Health Research Conference
Friday 13th November 2020

Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre

At PenARC we believe that better health and care can be provided to patients and the public by making decisions that are based on evidence. During this annual event our expert tutors will help you to discover how to use evidence to make effective health and social care decisions.

* The Eventbrite registration link will be posted here once registration is open. If you would like to be added to our Making Sense of Evidence mailing list to be notified when registration opens please email

Workshops include:

Introduction to Diagnostics, Tracking Down the Evidence, an Introduction to Making Sense of Qualitative Research, Critical Appraisal of a Randomised Controlled Trial, Critical Appraisal of a Systematic Review, SHERPA (a new model for applying Evidence Based Practice in the context of multimorbidity) and HSMA Modelling taster session. *Exact workshop programme to be confirmed.

More information on the individual workshops can be found on our website. More information on the SHERPA and the HSMA Modelling taster session can be found here.


Our Making Sense of Evidence (MSE) workshops are designed to teach you how to find and use evidence to make effective health and social care decisions and are open to all clinicians, allied health professionals, managers, and other health and care colleagues interested in improving their critical thinking.

To find out how our Making Sense of Evidence Modules can assist you in your work please visit our MSE Modules page for more information.

If you would like to be added to our mailing list to receive detail of all workshops on the Making Sense of Evidence programme please email us at

Please do not hesitate to get in touch with the team with any questions.

We look forward to seeing you in November!


Making Sense of Evidence Team
NIHR Applied Research Collaboration South West Peninsula (PenARC) 

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