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.

Innovation and Knowledge Transfer (IKT) allows us to utilise the impact of ScHARR’s research by applying our expert knowledge and skills in the real world of health and social care. Our support covers private industry, public and third sectors as well as other policy, decision-making and academic collaborations in health.

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.

ScHARR Short Courses 2018-2019:

ScHARR Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis Short Course

Tuesday, 17th - Thursday, 19th April 2018

How to Critically Appraise Research

Tuesday, 8th May 2018

The Application of Psychometrics for Measuring Health Outcomes and Quality of Life - Part 1

Monday, 14th - Tuesday, 15th May 2018

An Introduction to using Social Media to Communicate Research

Tuesday, 15th May 2018

The Application of Psychometrics for Assessing Health Outcomes and Quality of Life - Part 2

Wednesday, 16th - Friday, 18th May 2018

Rapid Review Methods

Thursday, 17th May 2018

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

Thursday, 21st June 2018

Experiential Research Approaches (ERA): Qualitative Methods using Observation, Description and Interpretation

Thursday, 28th - Friday, 29th June 2018

Mixed-method ApproacheS To Evidence Reviews In Europe (MASTERIE)

Tuesday, 3rd - Wednesday, 4th July 2018

Cluster Randomised Trials Design and Analysis

Wednesday, 4th July 2018

Evidence Synthesis of Qualitative Research in Europe (ESQUIRE) 2018

Tuesday, 11th - Thursday, 13th September 2018

Advanced Simulation Methods

Tuesday, 2nd - Thursday, 4th October 2018

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

Thursday, 31st January - Friday, 1st February 2019

Utility Data for Health Technology Assessment

Monday, 11th - Tuesday, 12th March 2019