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  • Chris Silagy Prize: recognizing the extraordinary
    "I was very honored and humbled to receive the 2017 Chris Silagy Prize, and very grateful. I see the prize as a sign of appreciation for the work of Cochrane Croatia volunteers, as we managed to translated more than 2500 Cochrane plain language summaries since 2013 with almost no funds to support this effort. Recognizing the work of individuals,…
    January 18 2018
  • Cochrane Colloquium Edinburgh 2018 has been officially granted ‘Patients Included’ status
    The 25th annual Cochrane Colloquium, to be held in Edinburgh 16-18 September, has now been officially granted ‘Patients Included’ status, appearing on the official list of ‘Patients Included’ accredited conferences. The Patients Included conference charter provides conference organisers with ‘a means of demonstrating that their events are…
    January 17 2018
  • First aid for reviews – 11 top tips for editors
    This Blog presents commentary and personal opinion on topics of interest from a range of contributors to the work of Cochrane. Opinions posted on the Cochrane Blog are those of the individual contributors and do not reflect the official views or policies of Cochrane. It was sobering to reread the following blog written in March 2016.  On one hand…
    January 16 2018
  • Looking ahead at 2018 with Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma
    Dr Helen Handoll is Co-ordinating Editor of Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group, one of four Groups in the Acute and Emergency Care Network. She shares with us some of her personal views on the work of her Group this year, and outlines the opportunities and challenges facing Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma in 2018. This Blog…
    January 16 2018
  • Cochrane Classmate webinar especially for Australasians!
    There are some keen Australians who’ve been asking for a Cochrane Classmate webinar. Well, we do aim to please, so here is one especially for you! Brought to you by the Cochrane Crowd team, Cochrane Classmate is a trainers’ toolkit that lets you create exciting, interactive tasks to help your students learn about evidence production. It is easy…
    January 15 2018
  • Join the CitSciMed Blitz
    Working together to speed up medical research Got a burning passion for health? Ready to make a difference? We’ve got you covered. Join Cochrane Crowd, our partner platforms Mark2Cure and Stall Catchers and our collective global volunteer network for the CitSciMed Blitz. Together we can speed up medical research and make a difference.…
    January 15 2018
  • Cochrane is seeking a new Co-ordinating Editor for the Colorectal Cancer Group
    We are looking for a new home for the Cochrane Colorectal Cancer Group (CRCG). In addition to the detection, treatment and monitoring of colorectal cancer, the Group’s scope also currently covers other abdominal surgery-related topics, including hernia and appendicitis. The CRCG portfolio of reviews includes 116 active reviews and 65 protocols.…
    January 10 2018
  • News from the Cochrane Anaesthesia, Critical and Emergency Care Group
    Cochrane is splitting Cochrane Anaesthesia, Critical and Emergency Care (ACE) into two new groups: Cochrane Anaesthesia and Cochrane Emergency and Critical Care. We are seeking two Co-ordinating Editors to lead these groups. As of January 2018, two new groups will be created as a result of splitting the portfolio of the current ACE Group:…
    January 10 2018
  • Five good reasons to get involved with Cochrane Crowd
    Five good reasons to get involved with Cochrane Crowd, even if you’re already a health evidence aficionado - and how to help spread the word You’ve probably heard of Cochrane Crowd, because we’ve certainly announced our presence! But in case you haven’t, we’re Cochrane’s new citizen science platform. Our global community of volunteers helps…
    December 28 2017
  • Cochrane participates at the V Translating Voices
    Cochrane was invited to participate in the V Translating Voices, Translating Regions Conference convened by Dr Christophe Declercq and Dr Federico M. Federici of UCL university and held at Europe House in London, 13 – 15 December. The fifth international conference addressed issues around the complexity of multilingual communication in…
    December 27 2017
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