Evidence Synthesis Team

EST celebrations: sampling a box of delights

A guest blog from Sarah Chapman, Knowledge Broker at Cochrane UK... It’s EST’s birthday! Bring out the chocolates. After all, the EST is like a box of chocolates! Why? Well some of you will immediately reply “because ‘you never know... Continue Reading →

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The Evidence Synthesis Team: Not just review monkeys!

This week for #ESTturns10 we have been tweeting about our methods work. On Monday we focused on our involvement in the PenARC question prioritisation process. Engaging stakeholders in establishing a research agenda encourages the most relevant health questions to be... Continue Reading →

#ESTturns10: Cake and collaboration

We asked Katy Sutcliffe & Dylan Kneale to reflect on collaborations between EPPI-Centre and the Evidence Synthesis Team...  So.. Collaborating with us? How has it been? Fantastic - especially having trips to lovely Exeter and eating Jo’s home-made cakes! More... Continue Reading →

#ESTTurns10 Reflections on our work in health service delivery

This week we've been revisiting our work in health service delivery... we also celebrated our birthday with tea and cake! Monday was all about our PaReNt project - a mixed methods systematic review funded by the NIHR Research for Patient... Continue Reading →

#ESTTurns10: Reflections on our work in mentalhealth

It's lots of fun having a birthday... expecially one that lasts for a whole month! This week for #ESTTurns10 we've focussed on our work in mental health... Monday was all about mentalhealth in schools, with our National Institute for Health... Continue Reading →

Working with the Evidence Synthesis Team on recurrent abdominal pain (RAP) in children

A guest blog by Dr Tamsin Newlove Delgado When I first moved into research on a clinical academic placement, I was advised to spend some time with the EST, and “get involved in a review”. Excellent advice! At the time, protocols... Continue Reading →

#ESTturns10: Reflections on our work with older adults

Sometimes, it’s not until you give yourself the space to look back that you realise how much has been happening in the space you are in. In week one of #ESTturns10, we thought we’d reflect on the work, and the... Continue Reading →

Wendy Brewin from Sensory Trust talks about using nature to support the health and wellbeing of older people

Sensory Trust has a passion to use nature to support the health and wellbeing of people of all ages living with a disability or long-term illness.  In 2016 we collaborated with Ruth Garside at ECEHH on a systematic review of older... Continue Reading →

Creative creatures: development of Pet Purrsuit!

So how do you get the findings of your research to those that are going to be most interested? In EST we have been thinking about this for some time. In one of our Creative Communications Seminars, we listened to... Continue Reading →

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