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  • Screening Notes
    Screening Notes Common issues in Summary of Findings tables and how to address them The Cochrane Editorial Unit (CEU) has been undertaking pre-publication screening of Cochrane Reviews since 2013. In that time a team of editors from the CEU has assessed hundreds of submissions, and has not only identified areas for improvement within individual…
    November 24 2016
  • Looking forward after the 24th Colloquium: A message from Cochrane's CEO
    Cochrane CEO Mark Wilson, provides a recap of events from the Colloquium and what we have to look forward to. Dear Colleagues, It’s three weeks since the close of our 2016 Cochrane Colloquium held in the vibrant city of Seoul, South Korea, and therefore a good time to draw breath after the frenetic activity that took place there to assess the…
    November 18 2016
  • Targeted Updates project: Case Study B
    The Targeted Updates project aims to provide policy-makers, in particular guideline developers, with up-to-date information from Cochrane Reviews, tailored to their needs and working to a fast timeline. Targeted Updates use Cochrane Reviews as their foundation, but focus on updating selected comparisons and outcomes, working in close consultation…
    November 17 2016
  • Seoul Colloquium 2016: Round-Up
    We're posting all the highlights from the 2016 Cochrane Colloquium here - watch this space as we'll continue to update with new stories as we receive them! Colloquium by the numbers 813 participants from 49 countries 96 workshops 191 posters 151 oral presentations Plenary and AGM videos now available Videos from all four plenary sessions,…
    November 15 2016
  • Workshop report: Learning Initiative for eXperienced Authors in Cape Town
    Taryn Young, Senior Specialist Scientist from Cochrane South Africa, shares news of a recent workshop in Cape Town. How do you develop a diagram to show how HIV testing could reduce HIV transmission? Or how providing communities with latrines could reduce the number of children with diarrhoea? If you want to know, then you should have come to the…
    November 7 2016
  • Andrew Herxheimer Memorial Meeting
    Andrew Herxheimer Memorial Meeting Friends’ Meeting House, St Giles, Oxford OX1 3LW Tuesday 15 November 2016, 10am for a 10.30 start   We very much hope that you will be able to join us on Tuesday 15 November 2016 to remember our colleague Andrew Herxheimer (1925-2016). We will celebrate his extraordinary contributions, in particular to the fields…
    November 6 2016
  • Cochrane Consumers and Communication Group: A wide-ranging consultation process
    This is the third in a series of Cochrane Blog posts about prioritization work by Cochrane Review Groups. You can read an overview of the project in the first post, and a story from the Tobacco Addiction Group in the second post. The Cochrane Consumers and Communication Review Group (CCRG) had a few goals in mind when they embarked on a recent…
    November 2 2016
  • Call for applications: Cochrane Complementary Medicine Bursary Scheme 2016
    Cochrane Complementary Medicine is pleased to announce our 2016 bursary scheme, made possible through funds from the US National Institutes of Health, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. The purpose of this bursary scheme is to ensure that reviews relevant to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) are completed and…
    October 31 2016
  • Main decisions made by Steering Group at its meeting in Seoul
    Please find below the main decisions made by Steering Group at its meeting in Seoul. If you have any questions about these decisions, please contact your Steering Group Representative. Co-Chair election: The CSG elected Cindy Farquhar and approval of her appointment would be sought from the Cochrane members at the AGM. Structure and Function…
    October 24 2016
  • Seoul skyline
    Cochrane Colloquia are our annual flagship events, bringing together Cochrane contributors from around the world to discuss, develop and promote Cochrane, and help shape its future. The 2016 Cochrane Colloquium will be held in Seoul, South Korea from 23-27 October. For full information regarding the Colloquium, please visit the website. Key…
    October 19 2016
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