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Introduction to systematic reviews and critical appraisal course
Our 3 day systematic reviews course is taking place from 12th - 14th December 2016 at the University of York. Book your place

Identifying the evidence for systematic reviews: an introduction for information professionals
Still time to book a place on our popular one-day course to be held on Wednesday 21st September 2016 at the University of York. Book your place 

New Publications


A systematic review on the clustering and co-occurrence of multiple risk behaviours

Systematic review and meta-analysis of the risk of severe and life-threatening thromboembolism in cancer patients receiving anti-EGFR monoclonal antibodies (cetuximab or panitumumab)

Risk stratification in febrile neutropenic episodes in adolescent/young adult patients with cancer

Latest News

Take part in our survey of review authors' views and experiences of accessing regulatory documents

Posted on Friday 29 July 2016

We are seeking views from authors about using information from regulatory documents such as Clinical Study Reports (CSRs) in their systematic reviews. We have already surveyed Cochrane review authors and are now seeking the views of non-Cochrane review authors. The survey is part of project aimed at developing guidance for including data from regulatory documents in systematic reviews.

Health Services Research UK Symposium 2016

Posted on Friday 15 July 2016

CRD Research Fellows Jane Dalton and Mark Rodgers attended the ninth annual HSRUK Symposium in Nottingham on 13-14 July 2016 to present their research from the York HS&DR Evidence Synthesis Centre.

International Biometric Conference

Posted on Wednesday 13 July 2016

Mark Simmonds, Research Fellow at CRD, will be attending the 28th International Biometric Conference in Victoria, Canada (10th-15th July 2016).

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