Research Synthesis Methods

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Volume 6 Issue 2 (June 2015)



Lessons from meta‐analysis in ecology and evolution: the need for trans‐disciplinary evidence synthesis methodologies

  • Author: Gavin B. Stewart, Christopher H. Schmid
  • Pub Online: Jun 22, 2015
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1152 (p 109-110)


The potential for meta‐analysis to support decision analysis in ecology

  • Author: Kerrie Mengersen, M. Aaron MacNeil, M. Julian Caley
  • Pub Online: Nov 30, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1105 (p 111-121)


The potential for meta‐analysis to support decision analysis in ecology

  • Author: Dawn Craig
  • Pub Online: Jun 22, 2015
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1154 (p 122-123)


How to critically read ecological meta‐analyses

  • Author: Christopher J. Lortie, Gavin Stewart, Hannah Rothstein, Joseph Lau
  • Pub Online: Dec 19, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1109 (p 124-133)


How to critically read ecological meta‐analyses

  • Author: Ian Shrier
  • Pub Online: Jun 22, 2015
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1150 (p 134-135)


Information retrieval for ecological syntheses

  • Author: Helen R. Bayliss, Fiona R. Beyer
  • Pub Online: Jun 09, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1120 (p 136-148)

Method Note

Quality assessment of qualitative evidence for systematic review and synthesis: Is it meaningful, and if so, how should it be performed?

  • Author: Christopher Carroll, Andrew Booth
  • Pub Online: Oct 02, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1128 (p 149-154)



Multivariate meta‐analysis using individual participant data

  • Author: R. D. Riley, M. J. Price, D. Jackson, M. Wardle, F. Gueyffier, J. Wang, J. A. Staessen, I. R. White
  • Pub Online: Nov 21, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1129 (p 157-174)

Reporting and handling missing outcome data in mental health: a systematic review of Cochrane systematic reviews and meta‐analyses

  • Author: Loukia M. Spineli, Nikolaos Pandis, Georgia Salanti
  • Pub Online: Jan 26, 2015
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1131 (p 175-187)

An empirical comparison of heterogeneity variance estimators in 12 894 meta‐analyses

  • Author: Dean Langan, Julian P. T. Higgins, Mark Simmonds
  • Pub Online: Jun 06, 2015
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1140 (p 195-205)

Broadening public participation in systematic reviews: a case example involving young people in two configurative reviews

  • Author: Kathryn Oliver, Rebecca Rees, Louca‐Mai Brady, Josephine Kavanagh, Sandy Oliver, James Thomas
  • Pub Online: Jun 22, 2015
  • DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1145 (p 206-217)

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