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posted on: 18 Feb 2014 - 22:49
#CochraneTech: Mapping the future of Cochrane technology
Chris Mavergames is Head of Cochrane’s Informatics and Knowledge Management Department (IKMD), and has been working on Cochrane web and technology projects since 2006. In his latest post for the Cochrane Blog, Chris updates on current work and future plans in the areas of technology and innovation within and outside Cochrane. read more
posted on: 10 Jan 2014 - 00:00
Lessons in disappointment and some New Year’s resolutions
Sarah Chapman is an Information Specialist at the UK Cochrane Centre, where her work focuses on encouraging engagement with Cochrane evidence, particularly via social media and through writing  blogs for Evidently Cochrane. read more
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posted on: 6 Jan 2014 - 09:02
The Trial Blazers study: crowdsourcing and Cochrane
Anna Noel-Storr joined Cochrane in February 2008 as the Trials Search Co-ordinator (TSC) for the Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group. She still holds this position, but is also seconded one day a week to the Cochrane Register of Studies (CRS) support team and works on a number of other projects, including the EMBASE project. She is also a member of the TSC executive committee. read more
posted on: 4 Nov 2013 - 08:58
Celebrating 20 years at the Québec Colloquium
Marilyn Walsh is a Canadian consumer reviewer with the Cochrane Musculoskeletal Review Group and is involved with the Canadian Spondylitis Association-Ontario Chapter and Canadian Patient Partners in Arthritis. Here she reflects on her recent experiences at the 2013 Cochrane Colloquium in Québec City.Cross-posted from the Cochrane Consumer Blog read more
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posted on: 10 Sep 2013 - 12:00
What is a good topic for a Cochrane Review? What is a “real uncertainty”?
Mona Nasser is a Clinical Lecturer in Evidence Based Dentistry with Plymouth University Peninsula School of Medicine and Dentistry and affiliated researcher with the Cognition Institute (Plymouth University). In The Cochrane Collaboration, she is co-convenor of the Cochrane Agenda and Priority Setting Methods Group and represents authors on the Collaboration’s Steering Group. Her main research... read more
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