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  • Cochrane Crowd Crew: Hello Anna
    Let’s meet the people who bring you Cochrane Crowd Welcome to our first Cochrane Crowd Crew blog. This will be a blog series where Emily, Cochrane Crowd’s Communications & Partnerships Manager, interviews one of the fabulous Crowd team members, and shares what she discovers. For this first chat, Emily spoke to Crowd’s Co-Lead Anna Noel-…
    June 20 2018
  • Learning by doing
    Many of you have said you joined Cochrane Crowd not only to contribute but also to learn. That’s why we’ve been busy building Cochrane Crowd learning opportunities. We want to make it easy for you to learn while you contribute to Crowd tasks. Here are six tips for boosting your knowledge with Cochrane Crowd. By the way, if you don’t know about…
    June 20 2018
  • Being Goldilocks: towards getting Cochrane UK special series ‘just right’ through trial and error
    Cochrane UK runs occasional special series, sharing evidence and experience on a topic in multiple blogs and other material through social media channels. Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig share tips on how to put together a successful series. This is an abridged version of the blog post on Evidently Cochrane. In the traditional tale, Goldilocks…
    June 15 2018
  • Moving forward with Global Patient and Public Involvement in Research
    Sophie Staniszewska (University of Warwick Medical School), Simon Denegri (NIHR), Heather Bagley (The COMET Initiative & public contributor), Gary Hickey (NIHR INVOLVE), and Richard Morley (Cochrane) provide an update on #globalPPINetwork Patient and public involvement is becoming embedded within health research internationally, dedicated to…
    May 28 2018
  • International Women’s Day: Cochrane Indonesia’s Director reflects on her continued contributions to maternal and perinatal health and the work of Cochrane
    To celebrate International Women’s Day (8 March),  Cochrane Indonesia’s Director Dr Detty Nurdiati reflects on her continued contributions to maternal and perinatal health and the work of Cochrane. Despite rising prosperity, over 40 women die in childbirth every day in Indonesia. It’s an intractable national health statistic that represents loss…
    March 8 2018
  • Anne Anderson
    The Anne Anderson Award recognizes a female member of Cochrane who has made a significant contribution to the enhancement and visibility of women's participation within Cochrane. The Anne Anderson Award is one of severally prizes awarded annually. Who was Anne Anderson? Anne Anderson was a contributor to the stream of thinking and effort that…
    March 7 2018
  • Winning the 2017 Kenneth Warren Prize
    Every year Cochrane recognizes the outstanding work of Kenneth Warren, a scientist, extremely influential in drawing attention to the 'great neglected diseases' that plague people in developing countries. He prioritized the need for valid summaries of key research studies and to the way electronic media could be used to disseminate results of…
    February 22 2018
  • Cochrane Airways Group looks ahead to 2018
    Rebecca Normansell is Joint Co-ordinating Editor of Cochrane Airways, one of five Review Groups in the Cochrane Circulation and Breathing Networks. She shares with us some of her personal views on the work of her Group this year, and outlines the opportunities and challenges facing Cochrane Airways in 2018. Can you tell us a little about the main…
    February 5 2018
  • Why have three long-running Cochrane Reviews on influenza vaccines been stabilised?
    Three Cochrane Reviews focussing on the prevention of influenza in healthy adults, healthy children, and in the elderly are long-running reviews under the same senior author team. The protocol for the oldest review was first published 20 years ago. Over the years the reviews have progressively accumulated evidence leading to ever greater…
    January 29 2018
  • New Year Message 2018
    While we’re almost at the end of January already, it is still well worth reflecting on Cochrane’s achievements in 2017 and what lies ahead for the organization. 2018 promises to be another exciting year of transformation and change as we increase still further our capacity to produce and disseminate high-quality evidence to impact health decision…
    January 26 2018