Evidence Synthesis Team



The 12 days of EST-mas: A postscript

If you've been following our Christmas blog and enjoyed the song - you'll know that we've spent time reflecting on 2018 and celebrating the things that went well; papers published, conferences attended, workshops given etc.  But of course this is not the... Continue Reading →


Counting down to Christmas…

As we career towards the end of the year, amidst the parties, the shopping and the flurry of preparations for the festive season, we're taking a moment to reflect on all that has happened in 2018.  It wouldn't be Christmas... Continue Reading →

Supplementary Searching @ EAHIL 2018

Morwenna Rogers, Alison Bethel and Amanda Wanner ran a continuing education course at the European Health Information and Libraries (EAHIL) Conference. The subject of the course? Supplementary Search Methods: who, why, what, how and when  As a group we decided... Continue Reading →

‘It takes two flints to make a fire’

We recently had a paper published by the British Journal of Occupational Therapy.  Acceptance of papers for publication is always a cause for celebration – getting the findings from our research out to those who can use it is one... Continue Reading →

Searching and Beyond: Trip to London

It’s always a delight meeting librarians and other information professionals, particularly those with enthusiasm for learning more about systematic reviews. Our two information specialists (Alison and Morwenna) and one reviewer (Becca) were very happy therefore to travel to the Friends... Continue Reading →

to communicate: to share or exchange information, news, or ideas

We are always striving to communicate more effectively and so when we were offered the opportunity to work with a Communications Assistant (Ryan Turner) on an internship with the University of Exeter's Graduate Business Partnership we jumped at the chance! ... Continue Reading →

Can we improve the usefulness of systematic review findings in public health?

This is a guest blog written by Dylan Kneale from the EPPI-Centre at the Institute of Education, UCL following his recent visit to Exeter. Last month I was delighted to visit Exeter for the first time and present in the... Continue Reading →

From EAHIL to Exeter

Once upon an EAHIL conference in the beautiful city of Dublin two information professionals from the South West of England had the great idea of gathering all interested health information professionals from the region into one place. Last week this... Continue Reading →

Evidence synthesis can be a slog – we need to INVOLVE children and young people!

Recently three of us from the NIHR funded-project, ‘Improving the mental health of children and young people with long-term conditions: Linked evidence syntheses’ attended the INVOLVE conference to share our results.  The team was represented by one researcher (the patient and... Continue Reading →

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