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  • 2017 Annual General Meeting: 14 September 2017, Cape Town
    Sept 13 - Voting is closing in 24 hours. Please vote electronically until 19:30 GMT+2, even if you will be attending the AGM in-person. Vote here:  http://agm.cochrane.org/vote    Dear Cochrane Member, It is our pleasure to invite you to attend Cochrane’s 2017 Annual General Meeting. DATE: Thursday 14 September 2017 TIME: 18:00-20:00…
    August 30 2017
  • In memory of Fred Wolf
    It is with deep sadness that we announce to the Cochrane community that Dr. Fredric Wolf PhD died on July 23, 2017 at the age of 71. Fred had been battling two cancers for over a decade. He was a close friend and respected colleague to many of us, and we deeply mourn his loss. As an academician, Fred had a long and illustrious history in both…
    August 30 2017
  • Governing Board agenda and open access papers now available for the 2017 Global Evidence Summit
    The agenda and open access papers for the Cochrane Governing Board meeting to be held in Cape Town at the Global Evidence Summit are now available. Cochrane's governing body is the Board, comprising 13 members of whom some are elected by Cochrane’s contributors and some are external members appointed by the Board. The Board is responsible for…
    August 29 2017
  • Using patient-important outcomes for systematic reviews
    Heather Bagley (COMET), Sarah Gorst (MRC Hub for Trials Methodology Research), Richard Morley (Cochrane) Bridget Young (COMET) explore how patient-imporant outcomes could be identified for Cochrane Reviews.  An enthusiastic group of healthcare consumers, Cochrane authors,  and researchers joined a workshop jointly run by Richard Morley (Cochrane…
    August 28 2017
  • Help Cochrane Crowd with the new clinicaltrials.gov task!
    Cochrane Crowd needs your help to identify randomised controlled trials (RCT) from  ClinicalTrials.gov! Today Cochrane Crowd in partnership with Cochrane’s Centralised Search Service launches a new identification task, called ClinicalTrials.Gov identification (or CT ID for short). Don’t know what Cochrane Crowd is? It’s Cochrane’s citizen science…
    August 28 2017
  • Cochrane recommends Covidence for new reviews
    The Covidence platform continues to evolve, with recent product updates advancing the tool towards the vision of a world where answers to questions about health and other fields of human wellbeing are accurate, up to date and accessible. The Covidence team is committed to engaging with the Cochrane community and continuing to make improvements…
    August 23 2017
  • TaskExchange new endorsement feature
    Hot on the heels of the recent TaskExchange release that opened our community to guideline developers, our latest release includes a new endorsements feature. This feature makes it easier for you to find the right person to help with your project and to thank people who have helped you out. Haven’t heard of TaskExchange? It’s Cochrane’s online…
    August 23 2017
  • Cochrane in numbers: April-June 2017
    Cochrane’s organizational Dashboard presents our achievements in key metrics, and our Target Report looks at how we are meeting our Strategy to 2020 targets.   We use these as an excellent tool to reflect on our accomplishments on a quarterly basis.  Here are just a few highlights from Q2 2017 Dashboard: Global usage of Cochrane.org continues its…
    August 22 2017
  • Global Evidence Summit's full schedule and sign-up launches Friday 18 August
    The first Global Evidence Summit (GES) is in  Cape Town, South Africa from 13-16 September 2017. The full schedule and sign-up will launch Friday 18 August, giving delegates the opportunity to build their personalized calendar for the event. Delegates will also be given the opportunity to sign-up to the satellite events happening before and…
    August 18 2017
  • The Structure and Function of Cochrane Review Groups
    Dear Community colleagues, Following our communication of 10 July on the completion of Cochrane’s Sustainability Review, we are delighted to publish the CRG Transformation Programme implementation plan, entitled ‘The Structure and Function of Cochrane Review Groups: implementation of Networks and Editorial Board’. Following extensive analysis,…
    August 17 2017
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