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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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posted on: 13 Aug 2013 - 09:03
Impact Factors and tennis
David Tovey is the Editor in Chief of The Cochrane Library, and has been working with the Collaboration in this role since 2009. Gavin Stewart works with Wiley Publishing as Associate Editor for The Cochrane Library. In this post, they discuss the annual release of the Journal Impact Factor and its ramifications for the work of producing Cochrane Reviews. read more
posted on: 23 Jul 2013 - 05:56
Is there value in making author contact when determining risk of bias in a Cochrane Systematic Review?
Helen Atherton is a Research Fellow in the Department of Primary Care Health Sciences at the University of Oxford, and a Cochrane author with the Consumers and Communication Review Group. She is a health services researcher and her main research interest is in eHealth, particularly the use of information and communitcations technology (ICT) in healthcare delivery. In this post she discusses the... read more
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posted on: 14 Jun 2013 - 04:27
African Cochrane Indaba: Reflections from a newbie Cochranite
Solange Durão is a senior scientist at the South African Cochrane Centre (SACC), South African Medical Research Council. She is a Cochrane author and a peer reviewer for the Cochrane Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems and Public Health Review Groups. read more
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posted on: 7 Jun 2013 - 09:50
The African Cochrane Indaba: a Zimbabwean woman's experience
Sarah Manyame is an obstetrician and gynaecologist and lectures at the University of Zimbabwe. She is an author with the Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group. Here, in the second in a series of Cochrane Blog posts from participants at the recent African Cochrane Indaba, Sarah describes her impressions. read more

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