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  • Gynaecological, Neuro-oncology and Orphan Cancers group: using the James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnership model
    The Cochrane Gynaecological, Neuro-oncology and Orphan Cancers Group (CGNOC) has previously undertaken several prioritization exercises. In 2007, the Cochrane Gynaecological Cancer Group (as it was known then) worked with NHS Gynaecological Cancer Network, a range of professional bodies including the British Gynaecological Cancer Society (BGCS)…
    February 20, 2017
  • vlogshots: sharing Cochrane evidence with moving slides
    Sarah Chapman is a knowledge broker at Cochrane UK. She writes and edits their weekly blog, Evidently Cochrane, and helps to shares Cochrane evidence across social media platforms. Jack Leahy manages Cochrane UK's digital presence, monitors impact, and helps develop new ways of sharing Cochrane evidence.   You may have noticed 'vlogshots'…
    February 14, 2017
  • Comic
    Since joining the French volunteer translation project last year, Martin Vuillème has made it a priority to regularly translate Cochrane abstracts and plain language summaries. After sharing his experience as a Cochrane volunteer translator with us in comic strip format, we invited him to write a blog post to tell his story. Here he explains the…
    February 13, 2017
  • The IKMD team is pleased to announce an update to Archie
    The IKMD team is pleased to announce an update to Archie, effective 8 February 2017.   With this Archie update, we introduce a new translations component. This facilitates translation data processing to support future, optional full-text Cochrane Review translations in the Cochrane Library, and to make our translation technology infrastructure…
    February 10, 2017
  • Cochrane-REWARD prize: call for submissions
    Cochrane-REWARD prize for reducing waste in research The annual Cochrane-REWARD prize gathers, assesses, and then publicizes good local or pilot initiatives that have the most potential to reduce waste in research if scaled up globally. Two prizes are awarded annually, but other shortlisted candidate will also be highlighted. The Cochrane-REWARD…
    February 10, 2017
  • Cochrane Governing Board
    The Cochrane Governing Board, previously known as the Steering Group, met in December 2016. The meeting minutes are now available to view online. If you have any questions about the decisions or the work of the Governing Board, please contact the Central Executive team. Additional resources: Governing Board membership Full list of meeting…
    February 9, 2017
  • Looking for help on your systematic review?
    Looking for help on your systematic review? TaskExchange is an online platform that connects people needing help with their systematic review with people who have the time and skills to help. If you’d like assistance with your review, in addition to talking to your author team members and Managing Editor, browse TaskExchange to find a helper, or…
    February 8, 2017
  • Cochrane statement on US travel restrictions
    Dear Cochrane Members, We write to you to express our concern regarding United States President Trump’s immigration and travel ban. As of 5 February, that ban has been suspended. Regardless, Cochrane is committed to a culture in which every individual is treated fairly and with respect. This ban violates two principles that we hold dear:…
    February 6, 2017
  • Thomas C Chalmers
    Every year Cochrane recognizes the outstanding work of Thomas C Chalmers, famous for his role in the development of the randomized controlled trial and meta-analysis in medical research. Thomas is perhaps best known for the notion ‘randomize the first patient’, his belief that it is more ethical to randomize patients than to treat them in the…
    February 1, 2017
  • Voting Open for Methods Representatives on Cochrane Council
    Methods convenors and active members of Method Groups (as defined in Archie) are invited to vote. Voting has opened for Methods Representatives on Cochrane Council. The Cochrane Council will provide a forum for Groups to meet and discuss high level matters with each other, as well as making sure the voice of Cochrane's Methods Groups is heard by…
    February 1, 2017
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