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  • Cochrane is seeking a new Co-ordinating Editor for the Colorectal Cancer Group
    We are looking for a new home for the Cochrane Colorectal Cancer Group (CRCG). In addition to the detection, treatment and monitoring of colorectal cancer, the Group’s scope also currently covers other abdominal surgery-related topics, including hernia and appendicitis. The CRCG portfolio of reviews includes 116 active reviews and 65 protocols.…
    January 10 2018
  • News from the Cochrane Anaesthesia, Critical and Emergency Care Group
    Cochrane is splitting Cochrane Anaesthesia, Critical and Emergency Care (ACE) into two new groups: Cochrane Anaesthesia and Cochrane Emergency and Critical Care. We are seeking two Co-ordinating Editors to lead these groups. As of January 2018, two new groups will be created as a result of splitting the portfolio of the current ACE Group:…
    January 10 2018
  • Global Evidence Summit workshop
    The opportunity to present workshops, special sessions, oral presentations and posters opens on 5 January 2018. This is your chance to be part of the 25th annual Cochrane Colloquium. The theme of the event is ‘Cochrane for all – better evidence for better health decisions’ and we look forward to receiving submissions on the sub-themes of ‘…
    January 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. 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…
    January 2 2018
  • Five good reasons to get involved with Cochrane Crowd
    Five good reasons to get involved with Cochrane Crowd, even if you’re already a health evidence aficionado - and how to help spread the word You’ve probably heard of Cochrane Crowd, because we’ve certainly announced our presence! But in case you haven’t, we’re Cochrane’s new citizen science platform. Our global community of volunteers helps…
    December 28 2017
  • Cochrane participates at the V Translating Voices
    Cochrane was invited to participate in the V Translating Voices, Translating Regions Conference convened by Dr Christophe Declercq and Dr Federico M. Federici of UCL university and held at Europe House in London, 13 – 15 December. The fifth international conference addressed issues around the complexity of multilingual communication in…
    December 27 2017
  • Covidence continues improvements to streamline Cochrane Reviews
    The Covidence platform continues to evolve, with recent product updates advancing the tool towards the vision of a world where answers to questions about health and other fields of human wellbeing are accurate, up to date, and accessible. The Covidence team is committed to engaging with the Cochrane community and continuing to make improvements…
    December 19 2017
  • Closure of Cochrane Bahrain
    Cochrane Bahrain has closed. Zbys Fedorowicz, Director of the Associate Centre, has decided to step down from his role and no replacement leadership or associated funding could be found. We thank Zbys and his team for all their work over many years. If you have any questions, please email Veronica Bonfigli, Governance & Administrative Support…
    December 18 2017
  • Approval of 2018 Plan & Budget
    The 2018 Plan & Budget for Cochrane’s central funds was approved by the Governing Board at its teleconference on 12th December and is now available on the Cochrane Community website. More information about the Strategy to 2020 Targets in 2018 will follow early in the new year, as will the minutes from the Board’s teleconference.  In the…
    December 18 2017
  • Cochrane is seeking a Senior Methods Adviser to join its Editorial Board
    Specifications: Availability for the equivalent of one half day per week (0.1 FTE)Salary: Around £8,000 or equivalent per annumLocation: UnlimitedApplication Closing Date: 20th  Jan 2018 Context As part of its Transformation Project, we are creating a new Editorial Board for the Cochrane Library. The Editorial Board will be responsible for…
    December 18 2017
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