Evidence

The evidence team can review published research studies, or others’ reviews where they exist, as well as various types of data, to help build a picture of the evidence that already exists for a topic or project.

Theme lead: Professor Julian Higgins

Team members

Dr Jelena Savović

Senior Research Fellow in Evidence Synthesis
  • Team Lead

Dr Sharea Ijaz

Senior Research Associate, Evidence Synthesis

Lauren Scott

Senior Research Associate, Quantitative Research/Evidence Synthesis

Professor Julian Higgins

Cross-cutting Methodological Theme Lead

Rebecca Wilson

Senior Research Associate in Quantitative Research and Evidence Synthesis

Sarah Dawson

Senior Research Associate in Information Retrieval

Tess Moore

Senior Research Associate, Evidence Synthesis

Projects

Analysing the studies behind Cochrane’s ‘Interventions for Preventing Obesity in Children’ review

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Screen shot of the childhood obesity Cochrane Review secondary analysis paper
Paper:

A secondary analysis of the childhood obesity prevention Cochrane Review through a wider determinants of health lens: implications for research funders, researchers, policymakers and practitioners

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Are digital contact tracing technologies effective during infectious disease outbreaks?

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Paper:

Digital contact tracing technologies in epidemics: a rapid review

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The impact of COVID-19 on self-harm and suicidal behaviour: a living systematic review

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F1000 research study protocol systematic living review
Paper:

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on self-harm and suicidal behaviour: protocol for a living systematic review

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Drinking alcohol during pregnancy: a review of different study designs

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Paper:

Evidence of detrimental effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on offspring birthweight and neurodevelopment from a systematic review of quasi experimental studies

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