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  • Approval of 2018 Plan & Budget
    The 2018 Plan & Budget for Cochrane’s central funds was approved by the Governing Board at its teleconference on 12th December and is now available on the Cochrane Community website. More information about the Strategy to 2020 Targets in 2018 will follow early in the new year, as will the minutes from the Board’s teleconference.  In the…
    December 18 2017
  • Cochrane is seeking a Senior Methods Adviser to join its Editorial Board
    Specifications: Availability for the equivalent of one half day per week (0.1 FTE)Salary: Around £8,000 or equivalent per annumLocation: UnlimitedApplication Closing Date: 20th  Jan 2018 Context As part of its Transformation Project, we are creating a new Editorial Board for the Cochrane Library. The Editorial Board will be responsible for…
    December 18 2017
  • Cochrane in Chile: a new centre for evidence-based decision making in health care
    Cochrane’s Iberoamerican Network is delighted to announce the formation of a new Cochrane Centre to enhance health decision-making in Chile. Cochrane Chile will promote evidence-informed health decision-making by supporting and training new Chilean authors of Cochrane Reviews, as well as working with clinicians, professional associations, policy-…
    December 15 2017
  • The inside scoop on Cochrane Crowd
    From little things, big things grow. Cochrane Crowd, Cochrane’s citizen science platform, now has 7500+ contributors who have notched over 1.5 million classifications. Here Anna Noel-Storr, Co-Lead of Cochrane Crowd, shares the story of Cochrane Crowd and how the platform may evolve in the future. It often takes a combination of factors,…
    December 13 2017
  • Edinburgh streets
    The website for the 25th annual Cochrane Colloquium, taking place in Edinburgh from 16-18 September 2018, is now live. Cochrane Colloquium Edinburgh will be a Patients Included event that is co-designed, co-produced and co-presented by healthcare consumers and where everyone’s input is valued equally. Registration is scheduled to open in…
    December 11 2017
  • Guidance for the re-accreditation process for Cochrane Review Groups
    Following its meeting in Cape Town in September 2017, Cochrane’s Governing Board approved the Structure & Function of Cochrane Review Groups: Implementation of the Networks and Editorial Board Plan. As part of this plan, every CRG will need to be re-accredited every five years in order to continue as a Cochrane Group. To support this process…
    December 5 2017
  • Learning from the changes in the Consumers and Communication Group
    Dr. Sophie Hill, Co-ordinating Editor of the Consumers and Communication Group shares an overview of some of the changes in her Cochrane Group so that others in the Cochrane Community can learn from them.  In the Consumers and Communication Group we have made some changes lately you might like to hear about as we are finding they greatly increase…
    December 4 2017
  • Agenda and open access papers now available for the Governing Board's December virtual meeting
    The agenda and open access papers for the Cochrane Governing Board virtual meeting on 12 December 2017 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 overseeing the development and…
    November 30 2017
  • Information about search and browse issues in the Cochrane Library
    Customer feedback on the functionality of the Cochrane Library is welcomed; see information on how to contact Wiley customer services. Wiley and Cochrane monitor the feedback, and from time to time, significant issues are raised. There are three issues at the moment that may particularly impact users, including the Cochrane community, and we are…
    November 30 2017
  • Request for comments on draft
    Request for comments on draft “Interim guidance on how to decide whether to incorporate clinical study reports and other regulatory documents into Cochrane Reviews” - *DEADLINE 22nd December 2017* A Cochrane funded (Methods Innovation Fund) project has developed guidance on when to consider regulatory data for inclusion in Cochrane Reviews.…
    November 23 2017
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