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  • 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
  • The Cochrane Library is changing!
    We want to share some exciting news about changes in development for the Cochrane Library! We are developing an enhanced Cochrane Library with greater functionality that makes it easier for users to discover and use Cochrane content in their decision-making. Over the course of this year, we are redeveloping all aspects of the Cochrane Library to…
    October 19, 2016
  • New and updated standards for Cochrane intervention reviews
    MECIR (Methodological Expectations for Cochrane Intervention Reviews) standards for conduct and reporting have been updated. We have added two new sets of standards to cover the reporting of protocols and the planning, conduct, and reporting of updates. For further information and to download the latest booklet of standards please visit the…
    October 14, 2016
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