Mark Dynarski

Mark Dynarski is the founder of Pemberton Research, specializing in education and social program evaluation.  He was vice president at Mathematica Policy Research, the director of its Center for Improving Research Evidence, and the director of the What Works Clearinghouse […]

Continue Reading

Joshua Polanin

We are ecstatic to welcome Dr. Joshua R. Polanin to the meta-evidence blog this week. Dr. Polanin is a Principal Researcher at American Institutes for Research and a methodologist with a passion for improving systematic review and meta-analysis techniques. Dr. […]

Continue Reading

Data Extraction

In our last top-tips post we discussed how we should define the eligibility criteria to guide the inclusion of relevant papers at title and abstract stage. This week we discuss data extraction in that group of relevant papers and how […]

Continue Reading

Institute of Education Sciences

This week we appreciated the opportunity to chat with two representatives of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) which is the independent assessment arm of the U.S. Department of Education. The IES was established as part of federal law in […]

Continue Reading

Defining eligibility criteria

Here in the Campbell UK and Ireland centre, I am sometimes asked by those who are about to undertake a systematic review, “How important is eligibility criteria (AKA, inclusion/ exclusion rules), and when in the process should it be implemented?”. […]

Continue Reading

Paul Murray

Paul Murray, Business Development Co-ordinator

  This week we’re introducing Paul Murray, a long time grant maker and current Campbell UK & Ireland Business Development Co-ordinator. Paul chats to Jennifer Hanratty about his career as a grant-maker and the challenges of using evidence to inform […]

Continue Reading

Aron Shlonsky

Aron Shlonsky

This week we chat with the editor of the Campbell Collaborations’ Knowledge Translation and Implementation (KTI) Coordinating Group, Aron Shlonsky. Shlonsky is a Professor in Evidence-Informed Practice and director of the Centre for Applied Research on Effective Services at the […]

Continue Reading