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A systematic review of barriers to and facilitators of the use of evidence by policymakers

  • Kathryn Oliver1Email author,
  • Simon Innvar2,
  • Theo Lorenc3,
  • Jenny Woodman4 and
  • James Thomas5
BMC Health Services Research201414:2

DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-14-2

Received: 2 July 2013

Accepted: 20 December 2013

Published: 3 January 2014

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Original Submission
2 Jul 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
17 Jul 2013 Author responded Author comments - Kathryn Oliver
Resubmission - Version 3
17 Jul 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 3
16 Oct 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Marianna Fotaki
31 Oct 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Michael Wilson
18 Dec 2013 Author responded Author comments - Kathryn Oliver
Resubmission - Version 4
18 Dec 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 4
Publishing
20 Dec 2013 Editorially accepted
3 Jan 2014 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-14-2

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester
(2)
Faculty of Social Sciences, Oslo University College
(3)
Department of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Public Policy (UCL STEaPP), University College London
(4)
MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, Institute of Child Health
(5)
University of London, Institute of Education

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