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SWAR ID Title Link (Author(s) & Date)
1) Citation screening in systematic reviews: Two approaches, two authors and time taken SWAR01 Declan Devane (2022 Aug 25 1552)
2) Effects of reading a written summary or listening to a summary podcast on knowledge and understanding of the findings of a systematic review. SWAR02 Mike Clarke (2013 JUL 19 1210)
3) To investigate whether supplying Cochrane Eyes and Vision review author teams with a protocol template reduces the time to publication of the protocol and time required to support the team by staff at the editorial base. SWAR 03 Jennifer Evans and Cochrane Eyes and Vision (2015 SEP 15 0906) 
5)  Incentives to trialists for sharing individual participant data  SWAR 05 Areti Angeliki Veroniki (2015 DEC 30 1423)
6) Measuring the time taken for activities in systematic reviews to identify the most rewarding targets to test strategies that might save time SWAR06 Rebekah Burrow (2016 MAR 8 1509)
8) Finding eligible studies efficiently SWAR08 Rebekah Burrow (2017 JUN 21 1135)

Use of 1:1 sessions for training and supporting novice reviewers in the conduct of online systematic reviewing tasks

SWAR09 Amy Price (2016 JAN 21 1456)

Comparing training strategies for reviewers learning to use software tools for systematic reviews

SWAR10 Amy Price (2016 JAN 21 1520)
11) Comparison of contacting non-responding authors of included studies by telephone versus email for additional study information. SWAR11 Kristin Julianna Danko (2016 AUG 15 1249)
12) Contacting authors about additional study data – a randomised study comparing two strategies  SWAR12 Käthe Goossen, Tanja Rombey and Dawid Pieper (2020 JAN 15 2208)
13)  Performing an adequate search strategy  SWAR13 Raigam Jafet Martinez-Portilla (2020 MAY 11 1038) 
14)  Comparison of data extraction techniques (Covidence versus Word-form) for reviewers doing their first systematic review  SWAR14 Ali Mulhem (2020 JUN 8 0955) 
15) Strategies for obtaining study conduct information from trial investigators to assist with the assessment of risk of bias using the Cochrane Risk of Bias 2 tool  SWAR15 J Higgins, J Savovic, E Tomlinson, F Spiga (2021 SEP 29 1525)
16) Consideration of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) in 
systematic reviews
SWAR16 Alyson Huntley (2022 JUL 1 2238)
17) Do meta-meta-analyses lead to biased results: meta-research 
into overviews of systematic reviews?
SWAR17 Ruvistay Gutierrez-Arias (2022 DEC 1 1050)
18) Strategies for managing primary study overlap in overviews 
of systematic reviews of exercise-related interventions
SWAR18 Ruvistay Gutierrez-Arias (2022 MAY 1 1105)
19) Comparison of training methods for patient and public contributors performing systematic review tasks  SWAR19 Rachel Kuo (2023 MAY 30 2335)
20) Evaluating the integrity of trials included in a systematic review assessing different numerical formats for communicating risk SWAR20 J Knight, A Wing, D Nunan et al (2023 JUN 6 1242)
21) Manual versus semi-automated abstract screening in a  systematic review assessing numerical formats for communicating risk SWAR21 Paulo Nadanovsky Ana Paula Pires dos Santos David Nunan (2023 JUL 3 2211)

Evaluating baseline imbalances in randomised trials included in a systematic review assessing numerical formats for communicating risk

SWAR22 Ana Paula Pires dos Santos Paulo Nadanovsky David Nunan(2023 JUN 20 2230)
23) Exploring the use of consultation exercises within scoping reviews: a qualitative interview study SWAR23 Elaine Toomey and Heather Colquhoun (2021 OCT 22 2252)
24) Time and resource implications of a systematic review with network meta analysis SWAR24 M Halicka, D Caldwell and NIHR Bristol Synthesis Group (2023 Sep 12 2320)

A comparison of artificial intelligence (AI) aided and manual reviewing in abstract screening 

SWAR25 Selin Akaraci (2023 FEB 28 2026)
26) Sensitivity and completeness of search strategies built using a text mining word frequency tool (PubReMiner) compared to current best practice for building a search strategy SWAR26 A Dullea, M Carrigan, S Smith, L O’Sullivan et al (2023 MAR 1 2010)
27) Impact on time and accuracy of manual versus Web of Science-based tabulation of included studies to determine overlap in overviews of systematic reviews SWAR27 Judit Csontos, Deborah Edwards, Jo Leonardi-Bee (2023 DEC 31 2137)
28) Semi-automated data extraction for evidence syntheses using Claude 2  SWAR28 Gerald Gartlehner (2023 FEB 11 2102)
29) To evaluate equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) of research which is referenced in evidenced based clinical practice guidelines for the end-stage kidney failure population.  SWAR29 Katherine L Hull and Daniel S March (2023 OCT 1 2244)