Welcome to the EPPI-Centre

The EPPI-Centre is committed to informing policy and professional practice with sound evidence. As such, it is involved in two main areas of work:

  1. Systematic reviews: This includes developing methods for systematic reviews and research syntheses, conducting reviews, supporting others to undertake reviews, and providing guidance and training in this area. 
  2. Research use: This includes studying the use/non-use of research evidence in personal, practice and political decision-making, supporting those who wish to find and use research to help solve problems, and providing guidance and training in this area. 
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Is it OK to believe in Father Christmas? Check out our new blog!

Mark Newman discusses the nature of belief around Christmas, relating to evidence in social science. See more in our blog.

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Apply for Research Associate position at EPPI-Centre

Initially the post holder will entail working on a project funded by the Legal Education Foundation to conduct reviews of evidence on effective legal education.

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Download slides from Nancy Cartwright's seminar

What’s wrong with ‘What Works for Whom, Where’? seminar in November was part of our London Systematic Reviews and Research Use series.

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NEW report evaluates effects of interventions for adults with high-functioning autism

Department of Health commissioned review finds most organisations working with adults with HFA provide supportive, responsive services.  However there is little evidence about the effects of these interventions.

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Watch lectures from the What Works Global Summit

Lectures by Dr David Halpern, National Adviser on the UK What Works Centres and Sir Kevan Collins, CEO, Education Endowment Foundation, were delivered at September's summit.

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Want to learn about systematic reviews or social policy?

Register for our 2016 online or face to face courses now. Our training outlines different systematic review approaches and gives a critical appreciation of evidence-informed policy and practice; and social policy.

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EPPI-Centre Review Support

Find out more about how the EPPI-Centre can help to support your review.

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