"Recent Advances in Meta-Analysis"


On 28th and 29th of August 2024 a symposium on current statistical methods for meta-analyses will be held in Göttingen, initiated by Tim Friede, Christian Röver (Department of Medical Statistics, University Medical Center Göttingen) and Markus Pauly (Department of Statistics, TU Dortmund University).

The programme will include presentations of many renowned researchers in the field of meta-analysis.

The symposium is part of the joint research project "Valid methods for meta-analyses with few studies and small sample sizes" of Tim Friede and Markus Pauly funded by the German Research Foundation.

Invited speakers

Katja Ickstadt - Dean of the Department of Statistics at TU Dortmund University, Germany

Anna Chaimani - Senior researcher at the Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm) Paris, France and head of the Evidence Synthesis Group of the Center of Research in Epidemiology and Statistics

Christopher Schmid - Chair of the Department of Biostatistics at Brown University’s School of Public Health, USA

Pablo E. Verde - Group leader "Biometry" of the Coordination Centre for Clinical Trials at the Düsseldorf University Hospital, Germany

Wolfgang Viechtbauer - Associate professor of methodology and statistics in the Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology (Faculty of Health, Medicine, and Life Sciences) and the School for Mental Health and Neuroscience Maastricht University, Netherlands


Registration for the symposium is free but required by 04 AUG 2024 at the latest.
For registration please contact Judith Heinz at judith.heinz(at)med.uni-goettingen.de.


A joint dinner in a restaurant is planned at the end of the first day. The location will be announced as soon as possible. If you would like to attend (on a self-pay basis), please let us know when you register for the symposium.

Event location


Conference room 0.111 in "Verfügungsgebäude",
Platz der Göttinger 7, 37073 Göttingen

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