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New Campbell Grant Programme for Methods Development

The Campbell Collaboration requests proposals for innovative contributions to methods development for systematic reviews. Up to five grants will be awarded, ranging between US$5,000 and US$20,000. These grants have been made possible by the generous support of the American Institutes for Research (AIR). All proposals must be submitted by 5 April 2016.

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Three new Plain Language Summaries published

The Campbell Collaboration has released three new Plain Language Summaries of Campbell systematic reviews. The summaries cover the effects of detention on the mental health of asylum seekers, the effects of psychosocial interventions on school attendance and anxiety, and the use of CBT in reducing drug use among young people.

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Campbell Collaboration grant programme for systematic reviews

The Campbell Collaboration is requesting proposals for new systematic reviews. Up to eight grants, each of up to US$40,000, are available. These awards have been made possible by the generous support of the American Institutes for Research (AIR). Submission deadline: 29 March 2016.

 

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Systematic reviews of quantitative and/or qualitative evidence 2016 (SR2016)

Three day Systematic Review Workshop, Leuven (Belgium), 23-25 March 2016.

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Preventive interventions to reduce youth involvement in gangs and gang crime in low- and middle-income countries

Crimes by gang members have serious social and economic impacts. A new Campbell systematic review assesses interventions to reduce gang membership and rehabilitate gang members in low- and middle-income countries (L&MICs).

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What effects do self-help group programmes have on womenís empowerment?

A new Campbell study is the first systematic review of the effectiveness of self-help groups (SHGs). The study finds that economic self-help groups have positive effects on womenís empowerment, and that women benefit from SHGs economically, socially, and politically.

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AllTrials Campaign for the compulsory registration of all trials

The Campbell Collaboration is pleased to support the AllTrials Campaign for the compulsory registration of all trials. AllTrials is raising funds for a campaign video to promote their message in the United States. Please contribute to the costs of producing this video, which you can do here.

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Call for Applications: Better Evidence for Children and Youth

The Campbell Collaborationís Education and Crime & Justice Coordinating Groups and the Jacobs Foundation are pleased to announce grants to support the development and publication of systematic reviews that address important issues in child and youth development.

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Payment for environmental services are not cost effective

As delegates gather in Paris for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, Campbell publishes its summary of a recent review showing that payment for environmental schemes have not been effective.  The review authors argue that such schemes need to be better targeted and that more rigorous evidence is needed.

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The SRSM requests nominations for a new award

The Society for Research Synthesis Methodology (SRSM) requests nominations for a new award, the SRSM Early Career Award. Awardees will be young investigators of outstanding potential, promise and accomplishment in the field of research synthesis methodology.

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