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  • Cochrane Governing Board agenda and open access papers available
    The agenda and open access papers for the Cochrane Governing Board meeting in London, UK on 19-20 January 2019 are now available to view online, for information only. Cochrane's governing body is the Governing Board. The Board is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of Cochrane’s strategic direction. If you would like to…
    January 18 2019
  • Upcoming 2020 and 2021 Governance Meetings Dates and Locations
    Cochrane’s Governance Meetings take place in March/April every year. They are an exciting opportunity for Cochrane's Boards and Executives to meet and agree the organization's strategic and operational plans and priorities.  Each year they are hosted by a different Cochrane Group based in Europe or other easily accessible locations for the…
    January 16 2019
  • Webinar - Introduction to new Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions (Version 6)
    The Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions is the official guide that describes in detail the process of preparing and maintaining Cochrane systematic reviews on the effects of healthcare interventions. On 29 January, Cochrane Training will be hosting a free webinar to introduce the upcoming version of the Handbook to the…
    January 15 2019
  •  'Cochrane is thriving'
    David Tovey, Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library, responds to a recent article in The BMJ, 'Has Cochrane lost its way?' David Tovey states that; "Cochrane is at its most effective when it adheres to its 10 key principles, which promote a culture that is open, diverse, inclusive and outwards facing, a community that is vibrant and…
    January 15 2019
  • Call for 'Expressions of Interest' to Join the Cochrane US Network now open
    Following consultations in September and October 2018, Cochrane has decided to establish a Cochrane US Network. This US wide Network aims to engage institutions and organizations involved in evidence-informed health care in the US. The call for ‘Expressions of Interest’ to join the Cochrane US Network is now open. This call invites US-based…
    January 14 2019
  • This year’s theme is ‘Embracing diversity
    The 26th Cochrane Colloquium, Santiago 2019 call for abstracts and workshops is now open.  This year’s theme is ‘Embracing diversity’, recognizing Cochrane as a truly global independent community, addressing relevant health questions from international stakeholders using a range of diverse methods.  We ask that abstract submissions consider the…
    January 8 2019
  • Cochrane Governing Board meeting minutes
    The minutes from the Governing Board’s meeting in Edinburgh,UK, September 2018, are now available. Governing Board members are Cochrane’s directors and trustees, and are elected to direct the strategy and policies of the organization. Questions about the minutes can be sent to admin@cochrane.org. Additional resources: Agenda and open access…
    January 8 2019
  •  Provide feedback on Cochrane’s Policy on Conflicts of Interest
    Methodological rigour and impartiality are key attributes of Cochrane reviews. In an era where the validity of research is under scrutiny, the impact of conflicts of interest (COI), real and perceived, cannot be underestimated. It is critical, therefore, that Cochrane has a policy in place to minimize this concern and retain the confidence of all…
    January 7 2019
  • Survey round-up
    A round-up of active surveys submitted by Cochrane contributors, colleagues, and partners seeking input from the Cochrane Community - updated through the month.   Title: Cochrane Conflicts of Interest Survey General information: Cochrane is currently revising its existing Commercial Sponsorship Policy to improve clarity, transparency, address…
    January 7 2019
  • Upcoming events
    A round-up of upcoming Cochrane events and conferences For workshops and courses, please see the Training site listing.  To have your non-training event listed here or to let us know about a conference you are attending, please let Sabrina Khamissa know at skhamissa@cochrane.org   Cochrane Germany SymposiumDate: 1 Feb 2019Location: Solar-Info-…
    January 3 2019
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