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  • 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. Testing the AGREE-REX ToolGeneral information: Contribute your knowledge to help develop the next generation of practice guideline appraisalWho is running the survey: The AGREE…
    November 1 2017
  • Cochrane in numbers: July-September 2017
    Cochrane’s organizational Dashboard presents our achievements in key metrics. We use it as an excellent tool to reflect on our accomplishments on a quarterly basis. Here are just a few highlights from Q3 2017: Cochrane South Africa successfully hosted the Global Evidence Summit (GES) in Cape Town in September with four other organizations. Over…
    October 27 2017
  • Cochrane welcomes Cochrane Argentina
    Cochrane is delighted to announce the official launch of Cochrane Argentina, a new Cochrane centre with a vision to increase the use of best evidence to inform healthcare decision making throughout Argentina. Cochrane Argentina consists of three institutions working in collaboration: Instituto de Efectividad Clínica y Sanitaria (IECS, Buenos…
    October 26 2017
  • Farewell to Miranda Cumpston
    Dear Cochrane community colleagues,   I am writing to inform you that after 14 years working with Cochrane our Head of Learning and Support, Miranda Cumpston, has decided now is the time to pursue new life and career opportunities and sadly will be leaving us at the end of the year.   Miranda has led the Learning and Support Department in its…
    October 25 2017
  • Edinburgh buildings
    The 2018 Cochrane Colloquium will be held in Edinburgh at the International Conference Centre in Scotland from 16-18 September 2018. It will be hosted by Cochrane UK. Theme and content Cochrane for all: Better evidence for better health decisions This will be a Colloquium for everyone. It will welcome newcomers to Cochrane from all parts of the…
    October 24 2017
  • 2017 Financial & Resource Monitoring of	Cochrane Groups
    Dear Colleagues, This is a reminder that the deadline for completing the 2017 Financial & Resource Monitoring Form is 3rd November 2017. Financial monitoring of Cochrane Groups takes place annually. Monitoring is not an audit of Groups’ accounts, but a data-gathering exercise that builds a picture of Cochrane’s ‘financial health’ year on…
    October 24 2017
  • Cochrane-Wikipedia Initiative: Keeping Wikipedia content up to date
    Jennifer Dawson works with Cochrane’s Communications and External Affairs team as a Wikipedia Consultant. Her role includes maintaining and building further relations with Wikipedia, connecting new editors to the Wikipedia community, and supporting requests for engagement in Wikipedia work from the Cochrane community. This blog post shares two…
    October 23 2017
  • 2017 Annual General Meeting presentations now available
    The recordings from this year’s Annual General Meeting are now available! Watch Governing Board Co-Chair Cindy Farquhar; CEO Mark Wilson; Deputy Editor in Chief Karla Soares-Weiser; and Treasurer Martin Burton give their views on Cochrane’s performance in 2017 and plans for the organization’s future. Cochrane AGM videos: officers’ reports The…
    October 20 2017
  • Connecting online training with Cochrane’s directions in systematic reviews
    Cochrane reviews have come a long way in twenty years. As we all work hard to maximise the quality and the usefulness of our reviews, Cochrane reviews now routinely incorporate more complex methods and address more complex questions. As an organization rooted firmly in our collaborative community and our volunteer ethos, how do we balance our dual…
    October 13 2017
  • Thomas Chalmers Prize winner
    Each year at our annual Colloquium, Cochrane presents a number of awards and prizes to contributors to recognize contributions to our work and organization made in various ways. This year the Global Evidence Summit replaced the Colloquium and the winners were announced at the Cochrane Annual General Meeting and during the Closing Ceremony. The…
    September 29 2017
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