This session will interest members of Cochrane, Researchers, Funders, Policy Makers, Regulators, Publishers, Sponsors. The session is organised by Mona Nasser and Hans Lund on behalf of the Evidence Based Research Network.
Chair: Sally Crowe, Bita Mesgarpour
Matt Westmore, Director, NIHR Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre
FUNDERS PRESPECTIVE - NIHR Experience in using systematic reviews to inform future funding decisions: NIHR has introduced a new policy that all grant applications require a prior systematic review to inform their funding decisions. This introduced questions on what counts as a systematic review and how these decisions should inform allocation of funding
Karen Robinson, Director, JHU Evidence-based Practice Center, Associate Professor of Medicine
RESEARCHERS PRESPECTIVE - Systematic methods for using systematic reviews to identify future research needs? Reflections on development and challenges of methods to identify research needs using systematic reviews.
Lawrence Mbuagbaw, Assistant Professor at Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University
RESEARCHERS PRESPECTIVE - Implications for research in systematic reviews of the Cochrane HIV/AIDS group The study looks at implications for research in systematic reviews of the Cochrane HIV/AIDS group to assess what could be learned from those implications for future trials
Klara Brunnhuber, Product Manager for Clinical Decision Support at BMJ
EDITORS PRESPECTIVE – Role of systematic reviews in informing editorial decisions: Reflections on how editors currently use systematic reviews to inform editorial decisions
Mona Nasser, Clinical Lecturer in Evidence Based Dentistry in Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (Co-Convenor of Cochrane Agenda and Priority Setting Methods Group)
Do international funders use systematic reviews to inform future funding decisions: A survey of international and national funders across the world on how funding decisions are made and whether systematic reviews are used to inform these decisions.
Hans Lund, Chair, Evidence Based Research Network
Evidence Based Research Network – how can it help to address this challenge - Describing the establishment of the evidence based research network and how it helps addressing this challenge.
How can we ensure that systematic reviewsbecome an integral part of future decisions in funding, conducting or publishing new research?