Dear Cochrane community colleagues,
I am writing to inform you that after three years as Cochrane’s Head of Communications and External Affairs (CEAD), Julie Wood is leaving us to take up the position of Director of External Affairs with Vivli.
Julie has led CEAD since September 2014, developing a team that now oversees Central Executive…
August 15 2017
The Cochrane Scientific Committee (CSC) is a new body with responsibility for making scientific decisions about the implementation of new methods for Cochrane Reviews. This committee now underway will build up an agenda of priority methods for future implementation. From time to time Cochrane members will have the opportunity to submit…
August 10 2017
Below is a list of the confirmed Cochrane business meetings that will be held at the Global Evidence Summit, in September.
Wednesday 13 September 2017
Cochrane Translations Advisory Group meeting (restricted) - 7:30-8:45
Thomas Chalmers Award Committee meeting (restricted) - 7:30-8:45
Cochrane Finance and Audit Committee meeting (restricted…
August 4 2017
We are delighted to announce the results of the recent elections and appointments to the Governing Board:
Martin Burton has been appointed by the Board as its Co-Chair for a term of two years. Martin served as a member of the Board until this month, and already has substantial leadership experience in Cochrane as…
July 27 2017
Cochrane has collaborated with the Guidelines International Network (G-I-N) on an exciting new release of TaskExchange, launched today. The new platform aims to forge stronger links between the global systematic review and guideline communities, as part of the Cochrane/G-I-N partnership, which was first established in 2014.
July 26 2017
Julie Wood is Head of Cochrane's Communications and External Affairs team, as well as Co-chair of the newly formed Knowledge Translation Advisory Group. Here she provides an update on the development of Cochrane's Knowledge Translation Framework, and outlines next steps for Cochrane contributors to get involved with implementation.
July 25 2017
UK Research and Innovation will be formed in April 2018, bringing together the seven existing Research Councils (including MRC), along with Innovate UK and a new body, Research England. Operating across the whole of the UK with a combined budget of more than £6 billion. Research England will work closely with its partner organizations in the…
July 24 2017
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…
July 20 2017
We are looking for Cochrane Groups to host the 2020 and 2021 Cochrane Colloquia, and the 2019, 2020, and 2021 Cochrane Governance Meetings.
Call to host Cochrane Colloquia
Colloquia are Cochrane’s annual conferences, hosted each year by a different Cochrane Centre, Associate Centre, or Affiliate. Colloquia are designed to bring people together…
July 20 2017
Cochrane is a global independent network of researchers, professionals, and people interested in health, including healthcare consumers. Cochrane's healthcare consumers are made up from a wide range of people, including patients (or people with personal experience of a healthcare condition), health and social care service users, care-givers and…
July 18 2017