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Best Evidence Medical Education Collaboration (BEME)

The BEME Collaboration is a group of individuals or institutions who are committed to the promotion of Best Evidence Medical Education


Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine(CEBM)

The Centre for Evidence-based Medicine was established in Oxford as the first of several UK centres with the aim of promoting evidence-based health care. The CEBM provides free support and resources to doctors, clinicians, teachers and others interested in learning more about EBM.


Knowledge Synthesis Group

The Knowledge Synthesis Group formally, Chalmers Research Group (CRG), established in 1998, is an academic research group located in the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute (CHEO RI), Ottawa, Ontario Canada and is affiliated with the University of Ottawa. It is engaged exclusively in evidence synthesis in healthcare and related methods research.


The Collaboration for Environmental Evidence Library

The Collaboration for Environmental Evidence (CEE) is an open community of scientists and managers working towards a sustainable global environment and the conservation of biodiversity. CEE follows the Cochrane model, with CEE systematic reviews synthesising evidence on issues of greatest concern to environmental policy and practice. CEE systematic reviews are open-access and are housed in the CEE Library Some of these reviews have concerned the human health and well-being impacts of environmental management actions.


Current Controlled Trials

Current Controlled Trials allows users to search, register and share information about randomised controlled trials.


DUETs (Database of Uncertainties about the Effects of Treatments)

DUETs has been established to identify and publish patients' and clincians' questions about the effects of treatments which cannot be answered by referring to up-to-date systematic reviews of existing research evidence.


Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co-ordinating Centre (EPPI-Centre)

EPPI-centre is part of the Social Science Research Unit at the Institute of Education, University of London. Involved in carrying out systematic reviews and developing review methods in social science and public policy.



PROSPERO is an international database of prospectively registered systematic reviews in health and social care. Key features from the review protocol are recorded and maintained as a permanent record in PROSPERO. This will provide a comprehensive listing of systematic reviews registered at inception, and enable comparison of reported review findings with what was planned in the protocol.


The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) commission systematic reviews in social care and social welfare. SCIE has worked with other organisations to develop a way of undertaking systematic reviews that takes account of a range of different types and quality of knowledge in social care.


Students for Best Evidence is a network for students interested in evidence-based healthcare.