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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Apply for jobs at new Centre for Development and Learning (CEDIL)

The EPPI-Centre, 3ie, the Campbell Collaboration, EDePo and LSHTM are launching CEDIL. We are recruiting 3 new full-time posts, based at the London International Development Centre, for the CEDIL Secretariat: Deputy Director, Research Officer and Programme Manager. If you would like to be notified once the jobs are posted please click on the email with subject line 'CEDIL jobs'.

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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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NEW report on no-fault compensation schemes published

Department of Health funded realist review looks at alternative method to redress claims resulting from medical injury.

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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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See our latest blog about scientific reliability and the role of theory

Sergio Graziosi asks whether demanding simple theoretical clarity might be part of the solution to the problem of trust in published research.

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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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