Position Statement

The initial Position Statement of Evidence Synthesis International

  • argues for the importance of synthesis as a research exercise to clarify what is known from research evidence to inform policy, practice and personal decision making;
  • discusses core issues for research synthesis such as the role of research evidence in decision making, the role of perspectives, participation and democracy in research, and synthesis as a core component of evidence ecosystems;
  • argues for 9 core principles for ESI on the nature and role of research synthesis; and
  • lists the 5 main goals of ESI as a coordinating partnership for promoting and enabling the production and use of research synthesis

The Position Statement has been submitted for publication to Systematic Reviews. To access the initial, pre-publication version of our Position Statement, click here