Is a review just a quick and dirty (or clean) evaluation?

Same thing with a different label?

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Evaluation is plagued by inconsistent terminology. Often different words are often used for the same thing and the same words are used to mean different things.

(Periodically discussions erupt on EVALTALK about the difference between research and evaluation. Increasingly posters

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An apple a day – or cherry-picking the studies?

Why can’t newspapers be more critical when they report findings from research and evaluation, and provide easy links to more details?

A new study by researchers from Australia’s major government research instution (the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation – CSIRO) , reviewing the health effects of eating apples, has received the usual standard of

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