CRD is part of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and is a department of the University of York.

We provide research-based information about the effects of health and social care interventions via our databases and undertake systematic reviews evaluating the research evidence on health and public health questions of national and international importance.

The findings of our research outputs are widely disseminated and have impacted on health care policy and practice, both in the UK and internationally. Read more...



Accolade for CRD staff member

Bob Phillips has been awarded the 'F1000 Faculty Member of the Year Award 2014' for the Research Methodology Faculty. This is the third year Bob has received this accolade, having won it in 2011 and 2013.

This award recognizes Faculty Members who have made the most significant contribution to the F1000 Recommendation service over the past year, as judged by our editorial team.


CRD specialises in evidence synthesis, producing best evidence to inform policy and practice decisions across a wide range of health interventions. Aligned with the new University of York Research Strategy, the centre is expanding into policy areas aligned with health and wellbeing. 

We wish to appoint skilled and motivated individuals in a variety of roles to join CRD at this exciting time in the department’s history.

Research Fellow in Evidence Synthesis (Grade 7)

Research Fellow in Health Economics (Grade 6)

Research Fellow in Evidence Synthesis (Grade 6)

Triage and minimising crowding in emergency departments

A new issue of Effectiveness Matters is available. Click here to download.

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Page last updated: 27 March 2015