Welcome to the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

CRD is a world renowned institute that produces policy relevant research and innovative methods that advance the use of research evidence to improve population health.
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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. The course is now fully booked - find out about our waiting list and next course here.

New Publications


Simple tests for the diagnosis of childhood obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Systematic review of patient preference and adherence to the correct use of graduated compression stockings to prevent deep vein thrombosis in surgical patients

Hyperglycaemia and risk of adverse perinatal outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis

Latest News

Society for Social Medicine Conference 2016

Posted on Thursday 29 September 2016

Mark Rodgers and Alison Eastwood recently attended the 60th Anniversary Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Social Medicine held here at the University of York, 14-16 September 2016.

Health Libraries Group Conference 2016

Posted on Monday 26 September 2016

Kath Wright attended the Health Libraries Group Conference and presented a poster about the InterTASC Information Specialists' Sub-Group Search Filter Resource.

What Works Global Summit 2016

Posted on Friday 23 September 2016

Rachel Churchill and Alison Eastwood will be attending the forthcoming What Works Global Summit, 26-28 September 2016 in London.

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