Holger Schünemann has announced his resignation from the Cochrane Steering Group (CSG). He will focus on leading Cochrane Canada and efforts to attract long-term funding to the Cochrane Groups based in Canada. His resignation takes effect from 22 August. We’d like to thank him for his service on the CSG and his contributions to its work over the…
September 7 2016
Salomé Planas is the Spanish translation coordinator for Cochrane Iberoamérica and has been involved with Cochrane since 1998. Here she reflects on her experience and the changes she has seen during the last 18 years, as well as explaining why she is proud to be part of Cochrane.
How did you first get involved with Cochrane?
"I got involved in…
September 4 2016
The 2016 Mid-Year Review, reporting on progress of targets associated with Cochrane's Strategy to 2020, is now available. This report provides a comprehensive update of work underway on all 17 2016 targets, and a more detailed picture of the data highlighted in the 2016 Q2 Dashboard, which was published in July.
For more information on this…
August 30 2016
TaskExchange: why I don’t have time to write this post.
I’m really sorry, but I just don’t have the time to write this post.
You see, we’ve just released a new version of TaskExchange and opened up access, so now any member of the global evidence community can join, and I’m just a bit frantic as a result.
So what am I up to that’s keeping me away…
August 25 2016
Cochrane Russia has had great success translating and recording podcasts at Kazan Federal University. The initiative involves students, medical residents, and others interested in Cochrane evidence, and is le by Liliya Eugenevna Ziganshina, Director of Cochrane Russia, and Head of the Department of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology at Kazan Federal…
August 24 2016
With spectacular views and a seemingly sociable snake in occasional residence, Melissa Murano might just lay claim to the most idyllic and unusual of all Cochrane offices. Tucked away in the beautiful river town of Bellingen at the foot of Australia’s Great Dividing Range, it’s proved the perfect location to appreciate nature’s grand designs on…
August 24 2016
Cochrane Nutrition's vision is to make Cochrane the independent, globally recognized go-to place for nutrition systematic reviews
Cochrane is delighted to announce the establishment of the Cochrane Nutrition Field (Cochrane Nutrition), under the leadership of Cochrane South Africa (SA), the South African Medical Research Council, and the Centre…
August 22 2016
We are delighted to announce the launch of the Cochrane Style Manual, a resource that outlines Cochrane journal style for use in the preparation of Cochrane Reviews and other Cochrane content. The Style Manual results from a comprehensive update of the Cochrane Style Guide, with extensive input from members of the Cochrane Editorial Unit, Copy…
August 18 2016
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Complex Reviews Support Unit provides timely and appropriate support for the delivery of complex reviews that are funded and/or supported by NIHR - including Cochrane Reviews! Project Manager of the unit, Mora Aitken, answers a few questions to introduce the unit more widely to the Cochrane…
August 15 2016
Cochrane’s translation strategy, established in 2014, is aimed at strengthening impact in non-English speaking countries. More than 2,500 translations of Cochrane Review summaries have been published in the first half of 2016 alone. Hayley Hassan, Cochrane’s Translations Support Officer, offers an insight into the impressive work of Cochrane’s…
August 15 2016