ScHARR is an International Centre of Excellence for Health Technology Assessment (HTA)Health Economics and Decision ModellingHealth Services Research and Public Health. We have over 20 years’ experience of providing worldwide knowledge transfer activities in the health and social care sector.

We recognise the pressures of studying and working at the same time. Short courses offer a flexible and alternative approach that can be completed to suit your work schedule. We offer variety in our portfolio of learning that will help you develop new analytical skills, in-depth disciplinary knowledge and the capacity to deploy critical thinking, all of which are essential to work effectively in health related organisations in a globalised world.

Our current program of short courses is below, but if you are interested in something not listed below please contact us to discuss a bespoke course.  All courses offer an early bird rate (EBR), a discount price for booking before the given date. You can also get group booking discounts, please contact us to discuss further.

For further information, making bookings or requesting a bespoke course please contact us via email at scharr-scu@sheffield.ac.uk or call +44 (0)114 222 2968.

Instant Evidence Based Medicine: How to quickly synthesise research.

Tuesday, 9th May 2017

Rapid Review Methods

Friday, 19th May 2017

FRCEM Critical Appraisal

Tuesday, 18th July 2017

Evidence Synthesis of Qualitative Research in Europe (ESQUIRE 2017)

Monday, 4th - Wednesday, 6th September 2017

A Guide to doing Mixed Methods in the Health Sciences

Thursday, 5th October 2017

Future ScHARR Short Courses:

Utility Data for Health Technology Assessment

Monday, 12th - Tuesday, 13th March 2018

The Identification and Review of Evidence to Inform Cost Effectiveness Models

Next Date TBC

Instant Evidence Based Medicine: How to critically appraise research.

Next Date TBC

Real World Evaluations: Ten Key Principles for Evaluating Complex Health and Social Interventions

Next Date TBC

Telehealth and Telecare: the Future of Healthcare - What you can do now, and where it can go in the future

Runs: TBC

Fundamentals of Health Needs Assessment for Health Planning and Management

Runs: TBC

The 'How to' of Randomised Controlled Trials

Runs: TBC

An Introduction to using Social Media to Communicate Research

Runs:  TBC

An Advanced Guide to using Social Media and the Web to Communicate and Measure your Research Impact

Runs:  TBC

ScHARR Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis Short Course

2018 TBC