Who we are

We are an international, multidisciplinary group with a variety of backgrounds and a shared interest in promoting and supporting well-informed decisions. The following people contributed to the Key Concepts for Informed Choices framework after considering and discussing frameworks for thinking critically about interventions in 14 fields: agriculture, economics, education, environmental science, international development, health, informal learning, management, nutrition, planetary health, policing, social welfare, speech and language therapy, and veterinary medicine.

Andrew Pullin Collaboration for Environmental Evidence and Centre for Evidence-Based Conservation; School of Natural Sciences; Bangor University, UK
Anel Schoonees Cochrane Nutrition Field and Centre for Evidence-based Health Care, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Andy Haines Centre for Climate Change and Planetary Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK
Andy Oxman Centre for Informed Health Choices, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway
Astrid Dahlgren Regional Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Eastern and Southern Norway
Bob Boruch Center for Research and Evaluation in Social Policy, Graduate School of Education and Statistics Department, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Brandy Maynard School of Social Work, Saint Louis University, USA
Carl Heneghan Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, University of Oxford, UK
Eric Barends Center for Evidence-Based Management (CEBMa), Netherlands
Hazel Roddam School of Health Sciences, University of Central Lancashire, UK
Iain Chalmers Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, Oxford, UK and Centre for Informed Health Choices, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway
Janet Stott Museum of Natural History, University of Oxford, UK
Jeff Aronson Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, University of Oxford
Joe Chislett Kritikos, programme to enhance young people’s thinking skills in schools and colleges, UK
Jonathan Sharples Education Endowment Foundation, UK
Luke Vale Health Economics, Institute of Health & Society, Newcastle University, UK
Marie Gaarder International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), Norway and India
Marnie Brennan Centre for Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham, UK
Matt Oxman Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway
Nerys Thomas What Works Centre for Crime Reduction, College of Policing, UK
Nicola Randall Centre for Evidence Based Agriculture, Harper Adams University, UK
Peter Cunliffe-Jones Africa Check and International Fact-Checking Network, UK and South Africa
Ray Tallis Professor Raymond Tallis, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manchester, UK
Robert Matthews School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University, UK
Ruth Stewart Africa Centre for Evidence, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

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