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:

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

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

How to Quickly Synthesise Research

Tuesday, 12th February 2019

Utility Data for Health Technology Assessment

Monday, 11th - Tuesday, 12th March 2019

The Identification and Review of Evidence to Inform Cost Effectiveness Models

Tuesday, 19th March 2019

ScHARR Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis Short Course

Tuesday, 26th - Thursday, 28th March 2019

Experiential Research Approaches (ERA) Qualitative Methods

Monday 29th - Tuesday 30th April

An Introduction to using Social Media to Communicate Research

Wednesday, 8th May 2019

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

Monday, 20th & Tuesday, 21st May 2019

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

Wednesday, 22nd - Friday, 24th May 2019

Rapid Review Methods

Thursday, 23rd May 2019

Evidence Synthesis of Qualitative Research in Europe (ESQUIRE) 2019

Tuesday, 10th - Thursday, 12th September 2019