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Can massive open online courses promote more trusted evidence, informed decisions, and better health?

19 August 2015 - 5:23pm

In this guest blog post, Jimmy and Ian — who are both regular contributors to Cochrane and are affiliated with Cochrane United States — discuss their experience facilitating an online course on Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis.

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End of the (northern hemisphere) summer review from the Editor in Chief

13 August 2015 - 10:41pm

David Tovey is the Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library, and has been working with the Cochrane Editorial Unit (

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Heard about Project Transform? Find out everything you need to know in Vienna.

11 August 2015 - 12:39am

Project Transform - improving the way people, processes, and technologies come together to produce Cochrane content

Share your Cochrane Review ideas and experience - take the Project Transform survey

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Autogeneration of text within RevMan files

10 August 2015 - 10:37pm

Clive Adams is a longtime Cochrane contributor. He established the Cochrane Schizophrenia Group in 1994 and has served as Co-ordinating Editor since the Group began.

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Making the most of the Cochrane Rebrand: Tips for your website from Cochrane Mexico

10 August 2015 - 5:02pm

Dr. Giordano Pérez-Gaxiola is a pediatrician and one of the coordinators of Cochrane Mexico. Designing and maintaining a website is new territory but with the rebrand project their centre ended up with a polished website. All Cochrane sites will move to a new website template and be rebranded by the end of August. Read below to see how Cochrane Mexico made the most of the translation and put some of their tips into practice!

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Running a successful workshop: Tips from Cochrane South Africa

12 July 2015 - 2:17am

Cochrane South Africa recently ran a Systematic Review Searching Workshop to help attendees enhance their ‘searching’ skills. They share the feedback they received and offer tips to the Cochrane community on how they can hold successful events.

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Translating Cochrane

8 July 2015 - 5:26am

Cochrane approved a translation strategy last year with the aim of strengthening its impact in non-English speaking countries. Hayley Hassan, Cochrane’s Translations Support Officer, explains why this is important, as well as presenting some statistics about the progress made so far and plans for the future of translation at Cochrane.

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Many reasons to join us for the Vienna Colloquium

7 July 2015 - 6:29pm

Kylie Thaler is the Associate Director of Cochrane Austria and Co-Chair of the 2015 Vienna Colloquium. She established the Austrian Branch in 2010 with Gerald Gartlehner (Director) and has authored multiple Cochrane Reviews. She is a member of the GRADE working group and her research focus is systematic review methodology.

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Promoting your Cochrane Reviews at conferences

29 June 2015 - 9:36pm

Attending conferences is something that is all too familiar for researchers. What’s the best way to promote your Cochrane Review at a conference? How can you let others know about the important work of your Cochrane Group? Nicola Lindson-Hawley, the Managing Editor for the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group, shares her experience and offers some tips for your next conference.

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Cochrane Review matchmaking through social media

11 June 2015 - 9:12pm

Want to work on a Cochrane Review you have a passion for? What happens if you don’t know of any appropriate co-authors?

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Partnering to put Cochrane evidence into context

9 June 2015 - 5:12am

 ‘Partnerships’ is the latest buzzword in Cochrane’s vocabulary but what does this mean practically? Emma Welsh, Managing Editor at Cochrane Airways, shares her perspective on an allergy partnership.

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Report from the 7th Annual Croatian Cochrane Symposium

4 June 2015 - 9:37pm

In this entry, the Cochrane Croatia team shares with us an update on their recent Symposium.

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Blog update from the Editor in Chief, 23 May 2015

28 May 2015 - 5:18am

David Tovey is the Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library, and has been working with the Cochrane Editorial Unit (

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