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 published in Systematic Reviews. To access the final version of our Position Statement, click here