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  • Edinburgh buildings
    The 2018 Cochrane Colloquium will be held in Edinburgh at the International Conference Centre in Scotland from 16-18 September 2018. It will be hosted by Cochrane UK. Theme and content Cochrane for all - better evidence for better health decisions This will be a Colloquium for everyone. It will welcome newcomers to Cochrane from all parts of…
    October 24 2017
  • 2017 Financial & Resource Monitoring of	Cochrane Groups
    Dear Colleagues, This is a reminder that the deadline for completing the 2017 Financial & Resource Monitoring Form is 3rd November 2017. Financial monitoring of Cochrane Groups takes place annually. Monitoring is not an audit of Groups’ accounts, but a data-gathering exercise that builds a picture of Cochrane’s ‘financial health’ year on…
    October 24 2017
  • Cochrane-Wikipedia Initiative: Keeping Wikipedia content up to date
    Jennifer Dawson works with Cochrane’s Communications and External Affairs team as a Wikipedia Consultant. Her role includes maintaining and building further relations with Wikipedia, connecting new editors to the Wikipedia community, and supporting requests for engagement in Wikipedia work from the Cochrane community. This blog post shares two…
    October 23 2017
  • 2017 Annual General Meeting presentations now available
    The recordings from this year’s Annual General Meeting are now available! Watch Governing Board Co-Chair Cindy Farquhar; CEO Mark Wilson; Deputy Editor in Chief Karla Soares-Weiser; and Treasurer Martin Burton give their views on Cochrane’s performance in 2017 and plans for the organization’s future. Cochrane AGM videos: officers’ reports The…
    October 20 2017
  • Connecting online training with Cochrane’s directions in systematic reviews
    Cochrane reviews have come a long way in twenty years. As we all work hard to maximise the quality and the usefulness of our reviews, Cochrane reviews now routinely incorporate more complex methods and address more complex questions. As an organization rooted firmly in our collaborative community and our volunteer ethos, how do we balance our dual…
    October 13 2017
  • Thomas Chalmers Prize winner
    Each year at our annual Colloquium, Cochrane presents a number of awards and prizes to contributors to recognize contributions to our work and organization made in various ways. This year the Global Evidence Summit replaced the Colloquium and the winners were announced at the Cochrane Annual General Meeting and during the Closing Ceremony. The…
    September 29 2017
  • What is it like being on the Governing Board?
    Peter C. Gøtzsche, director of the Nordic Cochrane Centre, shares his experience of being on the Cochrane Board after returning from the GES.  I have participated in two face-to-face Board meetings. This work has been much more interesting than I thought it would be. If you walk down the Grand Canyon, you will see how beautiful it is, but if you…
    September 27 2017
  • Cochrane Community celebrates the first ever Global Evidence Summit
    We hope you enjoyed the Global Evidence Summit in Cape Town. Your feedback is important, please fill in our short survey on your experiences of the event here: surveymonkey.com/r/GESummit The Global Evidence Summit was the first time that Cochrane, The Campbell Collaboration, Guidelines International Network, International Society for Evidence-…
    September 27 2017
  • Post-editing machine-translated Cochrane texts
    Hanna Martikainen conducts PhD research at Paris Diderot University on the French-language translation of Cochrane Systematic Review abstracts. Having previously worked as a translation coordinator and post-editor for Cochrane France, she now teaches a class in post-editing medical LSP at the Department of Cross-Cultural Studies and Applied…
    September 21 2017
  • Cochrane welcomes Cochrane Africa
    Cochrane is delighted to announce the official launch of Cochrane Africa; a network with a vision to increase the use of best evidence to inform healthcare decision making across the sub-Saharan African continent. The Africa Network consists of regional centres including its co-ordinating centre at Cochrane South Africa, South African Medical…
    September 15 2017
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