Evidence Synthesis Team



#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 →

#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 →

Dr Ross Watkins: working with the Evidence Synthesis Team…

How did you come to work with the EST? I worked with the EST during my PhD. I was fortunate to have Dr Rebecca Abbott as a PhD Supervisor, so I benefited from her expertise throughout my studentship. During my... Continue Reading →

Last week… we were mostly… thinking about care homes

On Tuesday (and what turned out to be one of the hottest days of the year), Noreen and Jo Day set off for London to attend the Cross-CLAHRC Care Home Event at King’s College. Researchers from CLAHRCs (Collaborations for Leadership... Continue Reading →

Paradigms, power and practices

Last week, Liz and Jo were in Brighton for the 10th annual Graphic Medicine conference.  Ever since Ian Williams author of The Bad Doctor visited the medical school as part of our Creative Communications seminar series we have been hooked... Continue Reading →

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