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  • Cochrane in numbers: April-June 2017
    Cochrane’s organizational Dashboard presents our achievements in key metrics, and our Target Report looks at how we are meeting our Strategy to 2020 targets.   We use these as an excellent tool to reflect on our accomplishments on a quarterly basis.  Here are just a few highlights from Q2 2017 Dashboard: Global usage of Cochrane.org continues its…
    August 22 2017
  • Global Evidence Summit's full schedule and sign-up launches Friday 18 August
    The first Global Evidence Summit (GES) is in  Cape Town, South Africa from 13-16 September 2017. The full schedule and sign-up will launch Friday 18 August, giving delegates the opportunity to build their personalized calendar for the event. Delegates will also be given the opportunity to sign-up to the satellite events happening before and…
    August 18 2017
  • The Structure and Function of Cochrane Review Groups
    Dear Community colleagues, Following our communication of 10 July on the completion of Cochrane’s Sustainability Review, we are delighted to publish the CRG Transformation Programme implementation plan, entitled ‘The Structure and Function of Cochrane Review Groups: implementation of Networks and Editorial Board’. Following extensive analysis,…
    August 17 2017
  • Farewell to Julie Wood
    Dear Cochrane community colleagues, I am writing to inform you that after three years as Cochrane’s Head of Communications and External Affairs (CEAD), Julie Wood is leaving us to take up the position of Director of External Affairs with Vivli. Julie has led CEAD since September 2014, developing a team that now oversees Central Executive…
    August 15 2017
  • Cochrane Scientific Committee call for methods submissions
    The Cochrane Scientific Committee (CSC) is a new body with responsibility for making scientific decisions about the implementation of new methods for Cochrane Reviews. This committee now underway will build up an agenda of priority methods for future implementation. From time to time Cochrane members will have the opportunity to submit…
    August 10 2017
  • Business meetings at the Global Evidence Summit
    Below is a list of the confirmed Cochrane business meetings that will be held at the Global Evidence Summit, in September. Wednesday 13 September 2017 Cochrane Translations Advisory Group meeting (restricted) - 7:30-8:45 Thomas Chalmers Award Committee meeting (restricted) - 7:30-8:45 Cochrane Finance and Audit Committee meeting (restricted…
    August 4 2017
  • Elections and appointments to the Governing Board
    Dear Colleagues, We are delighted to announce the results of the recent elections and appointments to the Governing Board: Co-Chair: Martin Burton has been appointed by the Board as its Co-Chair for a term of two years. Martin served as a member of the Board until this month, and already has substantial leadership experience in Cochrane as…
    July 27 2017
  • 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 Global Evidence SummitType: ColloquiumDate: 13-16 September…
    July 26 2017
  • TaskExchange now provides opportunities to engage with the global guidelines community
    Cochrane has collaborated with the Guidelines International Network (G-I-N) on an exciting new release of TaskExchange, launched today. The new platform aims to forge stronger links between the global systematic review and guideline communities, as part of the Cochrane/G-I-N partnership, which was first established in 2014. TaskExchange launched…
    July 26 2017
  • How you can help the implementation of Cochrane’s Knowledge Translation framework
    Julie Wood is Head of Cochrane's Communications and External Affairs team, as well as Co-chair of the newly formed Knowledge Translation Advisory Group. Here she provides an update on the development of Cochrane's Knowledge Translation Framework, and outlines next steps for Cochrane contributors to get involved with implementation. Cochrane has…
    July 25 2017
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