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  • Cochrane's Editor in Chief leave of absence
    Dear Community colleagues, Last week I shared the news that Cochrane’s Editor in Chief, David Tovey, needed to undergo urgent coronary bypass surgery. I’m pleased to pass on that David’s surgery took place on Monday and has gone well. We have heard that David is resting comfortably in hospital, and the prognosis is good for a full recovery.…
    June 21 2017
  • Group of people celebrating
    Submission for the annual Cochrane awards and prizes is now open. Every year Cochrane awards members of its Community a range of prizes that highlight high-quality methodological research through to supporting health decision-making in developing countries, and contributors who have made a significant contribution to the enhancement of female…
    June 18 2017
  • 2016 Impact Factor for Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
    The 2016 Journal Citation Report (JCR) has just been released by Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson ISI), and we are pleased to announce that Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) Impact Factor is now 6.124.This is a slight increase on the 2015 impact factor, which was 6.103.The CDSR impact factor is calculated by taking the total…
    June 14 2017
  • Call for Nominations:  Cochrane Governing Board members
    Deadline for submitting nominations: 20 June 2017 Two internal members Three external members One Co-Chair Do you want to help shape Cochrane’s strategic direction and build your leadership profile? Cochrane exists so that healthcare decisions get better. Over the past 20 years we have helped to transform the way health decisions are made. We…
    June 9 2017
  • Call for agenda items: upcoming Cochrane Council meeting
    The Cochrane Council was established in November 2016 as part of Cochrane’s governance restructure, to ensure that Cochrane Groups retain an effective voice in Cochrane’s leadership and strategic decision-making. The Council met for the first time at the Cochrane Mid-Year Meeting in Geneva, April 2017, and will be meeting again by teleconference…
    June 9 2017
  •  Cochrane launches Cochrane Iran
    Cochrane is proud to announce its newest Associate Centre, Cochrane Iran. The Cochrane Iran Associate Centre is located in the city of Tehran, within the National Institute for Medical Research Development (NIMAD) of the Islamic Republic of Iran. NIMAD is a national public granting body for medical research, which is under supervision of Ministry…
    June 8 2017
  • Cochrane’s Bill Silverman Prize - nominations open for 2017!
    In the words of Cochrane’s 2015 winner: “If you have an interesting article that you think fits the remit – submit it! Working in the field relevant to the Cochrane community, I know that there are many worthy articles out there for the award that are not considered because they are simply not submitted.” (Jamie Kirkham, Senior Lecturer in Medical…
    June 6 2017
  • Cochrane Croatia awarded full, independent Centre status
    Cochrane is delighted to announce that Cochrane Croatia has been recognized for its outstanding achievements in promoting evidence-based decision-making in health care by being awarded full, independent Centre status. The Centre consists of longstanding, dedicated Cochrane enthusiasts located at the University of Split School of Medicine, where…
    June 6 2017
  • Call for submissions: Fast-Track Service
    Call for submissions Cochrane is piloting a Fast-Track Service. This is a ‘journal-like’ process whereby high-quality, MECIR-compliant reviews that require no major revision, can be submitted directly into an accelerated editorial process. We aim for a turnaround of three months from submission to publication. Eligibility requirements This call…
    June 5 2017
  • Find out why you should come to #GESummit17
    Early bird registration for the Summit closes this Friday, 7 July (23:59 SAST). Don’t miss out on the 11% discount! Trying to make a decision about attending the first-ever Global Evidence Summit before early bird registration ends 7 July? Find out more about what's on the programme - plenaries, speakers, discussion topics, and other events - on…
    June 5 2017
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