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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Want to work with us? Apply for Research Associate position

Postholder will work on a project funded by the Legal Education Foundation to conduct reviews of evidence on effective legal education. Deadline 10 Feb.

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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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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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Sign up to the masterclass in Synthesising and Using Evidence in Medical and Healthcare Professional

One day masterclass at UCL is led by experts in the field from the London Best Evidence in Medical Education International Collaborating Centre. The workshop will help those involved in educating and training healthcare professionals to understand, use, plan and conduct synthesis of research about healthcare education.

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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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