Project Transform


Project Transform was a major Cochrane project funded by the Game Changer Initiative and the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council. From March 2015 to December 2018, the Project Transform team worked with the Cochrane community to improve the way people, processes and technologies come together to produce Cochrane content.

For any enquires regarding this project please contact Julian Elliott.

You can download the full project report here.

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Project Executive

Julian Elliott (Co-Lead), James Thomas (Co-Lead), Sally Green, Chris Mavergames, Steve McDonald, Anna Noel-Storr, David Tovey, Tari Turner

Research Committee

Mike Clarke, Julian Elliott, Paul Glasziou, Sally Green, Chris Mavergames, Steve McDonald, Anna Noel-Storr, James Thomas, David Tovey, Tari Turner

Project Team

Clive Adams, Lorne Becker, Linn Brandt, Rachel Churchill, Agustin Ciapponi, Gordon Dooley, Ruth Foxlee, Demian Glujovsky, Toby Lasserson, Geraldine Macdonald, Sue Marcus, Rupert McShane, Melissa Murano, Charlotte Pestridge, Daniel Perez Rada, Gabriel Rada, Jacob Riis, Ian Shemilt, Emily Steele, Anneliese Synnot, Chris Watts, Karla Soares-Weiser, and IT Services developers

Project Component Co-Leads

Evidence Pipeline: James Thomas, Steve McDonald
Cochrane Crowd: Anna Noel-Storr, Chris Mavergames
Task Exchange: Chris Mavergames, Julian Elliott, Tari Turner
Production Models: Julian Elliott, David Tovey, Tari Turner

Project Transform was funded through a Cochrane Game Changer initiative (2015-2017) and a National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia Partnership Project grant (2016-2018 / APP1114605).