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Identifying the evidence for systematic reviews: an introduction for information professionals

Our next course will be held on Tuesday 28th March 2017 here at the University of York. 

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CRD Databases

DARE and NHS EED archives secure on CRD website until at least 2021

CRD would like to reassure our many thousands of users that we are committed to maintaining archive versions of DARE and NHS EED until at least 2021 (the point to which we have funds to support maintenance). More details 

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Getting the most out of “new” clinical data sources: Clinical Study Reports (CSRs) and Patient Level Datasets (PLD)

Posted on Monday 28 November 2016

We have invited Sally Hollis and Rebecca Sudlow, two experienced drug development statisticians, to present an overview of these new information sources for use in systematic reviews. Join us for this seminar on 7th December 2016.

2016 Cochrane Colloquium

Posted on Thursday 10 November 2016

Lesley Stewart was a speaker at the final plenary session of the 24th Cochrane Colloquium held in Seoul South Korea.

Alcohol advertising and public health

Posted on Tuesday 8 November 2016

A new paper, co-authored by Theo Lorenc with colleagues from LSHTM, UCL and elsewhere, investigates the possibility of taking a ‘systems’ perspectives on systematic reviews, using alcohol advertising as an example.

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