EKLIPSE Guidance Notes

These guidance notes describe the main groups of people and the activities they conduct as part of the EKLIPSE process:


Knowlege Synthesis Guidance Notes

The EKLIPSE Methods Expert Group has produced individual methods guidance notes briefly describing each of the 21 methods covered in the report and listing their strengths and weaknesses; they also provide key references and examples of where a method has been used for policy decisions. For the overall context we recommend reading the complete report.

1. Systematic review

2. Solution scanning

3. Synopses and summaries

4. Meta-analysis

5. Rapid evidence assessment

6. Scoping review

7. Systematic map

8. Vote counting

9. Non-systematic literature reviews

10. Expert consultation

11. Multiple expert consultation + Delphi

12. Causal criteria analysis

13. Bayesian belief networks

14. Focus groups

15. Discourse analysis

16. Joint fact finding

17. Scenario analysis

18. Structured decision-making

19. Collaborative adaptive management

20. Participatory mapping

21. Multi criteria decision analysis