The four waves of the evidence revolution: progress and challenges in evidence-based policy and practice
Speaker: Dr Howard White, research director, CEDIL and chief executive officer, Campbell Collaboration
Chair: Owen Barder, vice president, Center for Global Development
Date: 11 April, 2018
Time: 17:00 – 18:30 BST
Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre A, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT
The evidence movement has rolled out in four waves since the 1990s: the results agenda, the rise of randomised controlled trials, systematic reviews and developing an evidence architecture. This revolution is uneven across sectors and countries and is an unfinished revolution. Drawing on experiences from around the world, this talk will provide a historical overview of the evidence movement and the challenges it faces. Responses to these challenges will be considered, including those offered by the work of CEDIL.
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