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London Systematic Reviews and Research Use Seminars

These seminars aim to encourage discussion and information-sharing for those in the London area (though visitors welcome too) on methods issues in systematic reviews and the study of evidence use. Presentations will last for about 25-30 minutes to allow time for discussion.


UCL Institute of Education, Room G16, 9-11 Endsleigh Gardens, London WC1H 0ED, unless otherwise stated. There will be someone on the door to check names from 12.15pm to 12.30pm.


12.30pm to 13.45pm on some 3rd Tuesdays of the month (see current list of seminars below).

Contact to be added or removed from the mailing list.



'What sort of review should I do?' Findings from the MACH (Meta-analysis, Complexity and Heterogeneity) project

Date: Tuesday 21 February 2017
Speaker: Mark Petticrew (Professor of Public Health Evaluation) and Lambert Felix (Research Fellow), LSHTM
Location: Room 822, 20 Bedford Way, UCL Institute of Education, London WC1H 0AL

MACH is an MRC-funded project investigating different approaches to evidence synthesis and meta-analysis, and in particular how systematic reviewers take account of heterogeneity and complexity. It has involved a methodological review, interviews with researchers, and new research comparing meta-analytic and narrative review methods. This seminar will present the main findings. The project is a collaboration between LSHTM, the EPPI-Centre, the University of  Warwick, and the University of York Centre for Reviews and Dissemination.


Use of large datasets and synthesised evidence in decision modelling for interventions in public health and health systems

Date: Tuesday 21 March 2017
Speaker: Steve Morris, UCL 
Abstract: Details to follow

16 May 2017
20 June 2017
18 July 2017
19 September 2017
17 October 2017
21 November 2017
19 December 2017

There will be no London Seminar in April (Easter closure) or August 2017 (main holiday period).

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