This session will outline how systematic reviewers may communicate the results of their reviews, including how to engage with stakeholders, and how to produce tailored media to describe results.

Learning objectives:

  • To appreciate that systematic review and map reports are long, technical reports that can be difficult to digest
  • To be aware that communication is a vital step with systematic reviews and maps
  • To be aware of some common methods of summarising reviews
  • To appreciate the importance of stakeholder engagement during communication

To begin, watch the following presentation:

You can find the lecture handouts here.

Now, read the following article on communicating the findings of systematic reviews.

Sundin, A., Andersson, K. and Watt, R., 2018. Rethinking communication: integrating storytelling for increased stakeholder engagement in environmental evidence synthesis. Environmental Evidence, 7(1):6

Next, take the test to consolidate your understanding of the course