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posted on: 1 May 2014 - 07:51
Communicating uncertainty of results: From ‘No difference’ to estimation in 9 links
Toby Lasserson has been a Senior Editor at the Cochrane Editorial Unit (CEU) since 2010. In this blog post he reflects on the challenges of communicating statistical results and summarises a number of resources that might help authors report their findings in comprehensible and useful ways. read more
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posted on: 28 Feb 2014 - 10:46
Winding back the harms of too much medicine
Internationally respected author and journalist Ray Moynihan has been writing about the business of medicine for almost two decades. He is currently a Senior Research Fellow at Bond University, and helping organise a series of conferences called Preventing Overdiagnosis, the next coming up at Oxford University this September. read more
posted on: 18 Feb 2014 - 21:49
#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: 9 Jan 2014 - 23:00
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 - 08:02
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

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