Evidence Synthesis: Navigating an Evolving Landscape May 2022

In collaboration with the NIHR Evidence Synthesis Programme, the Complex Reviews Support Unit (CRSU) hosted a symposium on ‘Evidence synthesis: navigating an evolving landscape’. Different stakeholders from the evidence synthesis community (including producers, commissioners and users of evidence synthesis) met to discuss how we can adapt to address increasingly complex clinical and policy questions, in a timely manner.  

Welcome and Introductions to the Day - Olivia Wu, Director of NIHR Complex Reviews Support Unit 

Reflections from the NIHR Complex Reviews Support Unit - Terry Quinn, Neil Hawkins, Alex Sutton,  NIHR Complex Reviews Support Unit

Evolution and revolution: the future of global evidence synthesis: the Cochrane Perspective - Karla Soares-Weiser, Editor-in-Chief, Cochrane Library 

Synthesising Evidence for Complex Questions: the NICE Perspective - Joshua Pink, Senior Technical Adviser (methodology), National Institute for Health and Care Excellence 

The Challenges of Evidence Synthesis Ahead: the Industry Perspective - Christine Fletcher, Vice President, Specialty & Primary Care Statistics, GlaxoSmithKline

Future of Evidence Synthesis: the NIHR Perspective - Lesley Stewart, Programme Director, NIHR Evidence Synthesis Programme