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 Lecturer 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

Reducing abusive head injuries in babies: Evaluating the ICON programme

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Rapid tests to distinguish bacterial from viral infections: a review of the evidence

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Biomarker testing for RTIs paper
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Novel point-of-care biomarker combination tests to differentiate acute bacterial from viral respiratory tract infections to guide antibiotic prescribing: a systematic review

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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
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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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