Systematic Reviews @ Plymouth University

Aim / objective

The aim of SR@PU is to provide guidance and resources on conducting systematic reviews for staff and students at Plymouth University, and to bring together a network of researchers for discussion, to share expertise, and methodological development. 

Resources at Plymouth University

Searching and Review Clinics through PenCLAHRC (note the location; some clinics are held in Exeter)

Institute of Health and Community, Plymouth University: A Joanna Briggs Institute Centre of Excellence.

Books available at Plymouth University 

Gough D, Oliver S, Thomas J, editors. An introduction to systematic reviews. Sage; 2017. 

Booth A, Sutton A, Papaioannou D. Systematic approaches to a successful literature review. Sage; 2016..

Borenstein, M. Introduction to Meta-analysis. Wiley, 2009.

Boland, A, Cherry, M. G., and Dickson, R. Doing a Systematic Review : A Student's Guide. Sage; 2014.

Get involved

Would you like to present your systematic review (even if still underway) to the group? We would love to hear from you. Contact us at