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Cardiff University Systematic Review Network -SysNet

A review of a clearly formulated question that uses systematic and explicit methods to identify, select, and critically appraise relevant research, and to collect and analyse data from the studies that are included in the review. (Cochrane definitions)


The Cardiff University Systematic Review Network (SysNet) aims to bring together the expertise from the Academic Schools within Cardiff University, to share best practice in undertaking high-quality systematic reviews.

It is co-ordinated within the Support Unit for Research Evidence (SURE). 




Cardiff Child Protection Systematic Reviews wins "Child Health Team of the Year 2013" - at the BMJ Improving Health Awards 2013.


BMJ Awards Photo 2013


At a ceremony in London on Thursday 9 May, the CORE INFO team won an award from the prestigious medical journal BMJ as the Child Health Team of the Year. Jointly led by Professor Alison Kemp (SysNet Steering Group member) and Dr Sabine Maguire (MEDIC) the team has worked to develop an internationally recognized methodology for systematically reviewing the world literature with regard to child abuse and neglect, of which Mala Mann, SysNet coordinator, is a key member. 

Congratulations to all the team!



SysNet Co-ordinator:

Mala Mann
Cardiff University Systematic Review Network
1st Floor
Neuadd Meirionnydd
Heath Park Campus
CF14 4YS
Tel: 029 20 687913

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