Neal Haddaway is a research fellow at the Stockholm Environment Institute. His main research interests are around the production and use of environmental evidence in decision-making, by improving the transparency, efficiency and reliability of evidence synthesis as a methodology. Neal is the co-creator of ROSES (RepOrting standards for Systematic Evidence Syntheses; www.roses-reporting.com), a set of rigorous standards for reporting the conduct of systematic reviews and maps in environmental topics.
Research profile: https://sei.academia.edu/NealHaddaway
Martin Westgate is a research fellow at the Australian National University. His research focusses on how scientific information can be used to mitigate human impacts on the environment, via a combination of empirical ecology and evidence synthesis. Martin is the creator of revtools (https://revtools.net), an R package for interactive visualisation of bibliographic data during evidence synthesis projects.
Research profile: https://martinwestgate.com
The Evidence Synthesis Hackathon is funded by MISTRA EviEM and the Environment and Society Synthesis Program (Fenner School, ANU). It is hosted by the Stockholm Environment Institute and the Global Water Partnership.