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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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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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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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NEW report looks to identify successful weight management programmes

The report, part of the Department of Health's review facility, identified positive characteristics of programmes for adults. This will particularly be useful to local authorities seeking guidance about the provision of programmes.

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NEW review published on local authority sexual health promotion

Focussing on the cost-effectiveness of UK-based studies, and of contraception and health promotion interventions, this review supported program commissioning decisions taken by local authorities.

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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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