Our latest report
Seminars return
Long Covid Banne: An ongoing series of reports aiming to provide a high-level overview of Long COVID evidence
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Covid & population mental health
  • Traditional media has contributed to problematic discourses about ideal bodies. Recently concern has grown about online content which potentially increases disordered eating.
  • EPPI and the Centre for Evaluation at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine are collaborating to revive the ‘London Systematic Reviews and Research Use Seminars’.
  • An ongoing series of reports aiming to provide a high-level overview of Long COVID evidence, commissioned by the Department of Health & Social Care.
  • Our specialist application for all types of literature review, including systematic reviews, meta-analyses, ‘narrative’ reviews and meta-ethnographies.
  • A systematic review on interventions addressing the widespread mental health issues during the pandemic.

Better evidence for better decision-making:
robust and responsive reviews informing policy and practice


The Evidence for Policy & Practice Information Centre is a team of researchers and professionals 
based at University College London who:

  • Conduct systematic reviews across health, education, welfare and other public policy sectors.
  • Work closely with policymakers, practitioners and the public to understand their needs. 
  • Value and encourage participation in all stages of systematic reviews by people with
    diverse perspectives.
  • Study and develop methods to support the conduct of systematic reviews and their use 
    in decision-making.
  • Provide support, training and guidance for others seeking to undertake systematic reviews. 
  • Develop and maintain EPPI Reviewer software for conducting systematic reviews.



Latest News
Forthcoming Seminar

"Areas of Research Interest: an opportunity for synthesis to shine?" by Professor Kathryn Oliver, LSHTM

Wednesday September 20th, 2023, 12:30 - 13:45

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Cochrane Colloquium 2023

The EPPI Centre will be at the Cochrane Colloquium 2023 - with a exhibitor stand and staff giving presentations a variety of subjects. Click here for more details.

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COVID-19 'living' systematic map of research

Health research for NIHR
Social science research for IPPO

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Order your copy of An Introduction to Systematic Reviews now!

This new 2nd edition provides clear, step-by-step advice on the logic and processes of systematic reviewing. Packed with examples from across the social sciences, the book helps to turn systematic reviews into recommendations for policy and practice.

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Want to learn about systematic reviews or social policy?

Register for our 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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