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  • the new Co-ordinating Editor of Cochrane Colorectal Cancer
    We are delighted to announce the appointment of Jacob Rosenberg as the new Co-ordinating Editor of Cochrane Colorectal Cancer at the Herlev Hospital and University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Professor Rosenberg has authored or co-authored nearly 800 publications, including 706 scientific articles, 53 book chapters, and 26 textbooks, and has…
    April 4 2018
  • Survey round-up
    A round-up of active surveys submitted by Cochrane contributors, colleagues, and partners seeking input from the Cochrane Community - updated through the month. Cochrane-WHO Collaboration General Information: Cochrane is an NGO in official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO). We need to renew our plan of work with WHO this year. We…
    April 4 2018
  • Upcoming events
    A round-up of upcoming Cochrane events and conferences For workshops and courses, please see the Training site listing.  To have your non-training event listed here or to let us know about a conference you are attending, please let Holly Millward know at hmillward@cochrane.org Cochrane Iberoamerica Annual Meeting Type: SymposiumDate: 28-30 May…
    April 3 2018
  • Tender and Funding Round-Up
    A round-up of active tender and funding opportunities that may be of interest to Cochrane contributors, authors, and groups - updated through the month. Additional funding resources    Name of funding opportunity: NIHR Open CallsGeneral information: Number of Calls 17/151 - Public Health Research Programme evidence synthesis Closing date: 27…
    April 3 2018
  • 2017 Dashboard now available
    2017 Dashboard is keeping us on track for 2018 Cochrane’s Annual Dashboard presents some key metrics on our organizational performance over the previous calendar year. It includes data on Strategy to 2020 target achievements, and key metrics around the four Strategy to 2020 Goals. It’s an excellent tool to use to reflect on what we accomplished…
    March 29 2018
  • Cochrane Governing Board announces decisions from March 2018 meetings
    Dear Cochrane Members and community colleagues, The Governing Board met in Lisbon, Portugal, on 19th, 22 and 23rd March 2018 and we wanted to share with you some of our key decisions. More information will be available in due course (as will the full open access minutes) but if you have any questions about these decisions, please contact one of…
    March 27 2018
  • Cochrane-REWARD prize
    Cochrane-REWARD prize for reducing waste in research - submissions open until 15 May. The annual Cochrane-REWARD prize gathers, assesses, and then publicizes good local or pilot initiatives that have the most potential to reduce waste in research if scaled up globally. Two prizes are awarded annually, but other shortlisted candidate will also be…
    March 26 2018
  • New TaskExchange features for evidence newcomers & translators
    TaskExchange has launched new features especially for evidence newcomers and translators! TaskExchange is Cochrane’s online platform that connects people needing help on health evidence projects (Cochrane and non-Cochrane) with people who have the time and skills to help out. TaskExchange now has almost 2,100 contributors collaborating on…
    March 21 2018
  • Stipends now open for Cochrane Colloquium Edinburgh 2018
    Stipend applications open until Friday 27 April 2018 A number of stipends and bursaries are available to help consumers and other attendees based in developing countries to attend Cochrane Colloquium Edinburgh 2018. The stipends (funding you can apply for, if eligible) are to help cover registration, travel, accommodation, and other expenses…
    March 21 2018
  • Annual Targets set for 2018
    The Senior Management Team sets annual targets for delivery by the Cochrane community and Central Executive Team in support of Strategy to 2020. What do we plan to do in 2018? Together the Central Executive Team and Cochrane community will: Form eight new Cochrane Review Group Networks, and begin implementation of Network plans and improved…
    March 21 2018
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