William J. Sutherland, Samantha H. Cheng, Alec P. Christie, Steven J. Cooke, Julia Koricheva, Nicola Randall, Rebecca K. Smith, Ruth Stewart

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3. Assessing Collated and Synthesised Evidence

Multiple pieces of evidence can be brought together in a variety of ways including systematic maps, subject-wide evidence synthesis, systematic reviews, rapid evidence assessment, meta-analysis and collated open access effect sizes. Each has different uses. This chapter describes each along with suggestions for how to interpret the results and assess the evidence.