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Policy Press

The Policy Press is a leading specialist social science publisher of books, reports and journals. Based at the University of Bristol, we publish on a wide range of subjects including: social policy and social welfare, family policy, social work, public policy, criminal justice and housing and urban policy. Many of our titles are multi and cross-disciplinary.

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD)

CRD undertakes systematic reviews evaluating the research evidence on health and public health questions of national and international importance. The findings of CRD reviews are widely disseminated and have impacted on key areas of policy making and on the quality of health care delivered.


The Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co-ordinating Centre (EPPI-Centre) is part of the Social Science Research Unit at the Institute of Education, University of London. Since 1993, we have been at the forefront of carrying out research synthesis and developing review methods in social science and public policy. We are dedicated to making reliable research findings accessible to the people who need them, whether they are making policy, practice or personal decisions.

The Campbell Collaboration

C2 offers excellent editorial and methodological support to authors of systematic reviews. All authors benefit from the contributions of C2's editors, librarians, methodologists and external peer-reviewers throughout the review development process. The Collaboration is largely a voluntary organization that welcomes newcomers from around the world, irrespective of professional or disciplinary background.

The Cochrane Collaboration

The Cochrane Collaboration is an international not-for-profit and independent organization, dedicated to making up-to-date, accurate information about the effects of healthcare readily available worldwide. It produces and disseminates systematic reviews of healthcare interventions and promotes the search for evidence in the form of clinical trials and other studies of interventions. The Cochrane Collaboration was founded in 1993 and named after the British epidemiologist, Archie Cochrane.

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