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  • Faces of a Crowd
    A round-up of Cochrane community news from contributors, colleagues, and partners - updated through the month. For community events, please see our 'events round-up'.  If you would like an item added here, please email Lydia Parsonson <lparsonson@cochrane.org> with the link.  January 2020 Cochrane Nordic moves to the University of Southern…
    January 25 2021
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    Dear Cochrane friends and colleagues, I wish you a belated happy new year and hope that you found some rest and peace during the holiday season. I hope you are keeping well and safe.  I am writing to you with an update on Cochrane’s continued COVID-19 work over recent weeks since I last wrote.  In late December, we published two scoping reviews…
    January 22 2021
  • Hands joined together
    Robust and innovative methods are the lynchpin of Cochrane and our reputation for high-quality systematic reviews. Our future sustainability relies on our ability to attract and work closely with methodologists and researchers, ensuring methods are used accurately and implemented wisely. Cochrane has 52 Cochrane Review Groups (CRGs) that produce…
    January 21 2021
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    Cochrane is delighted to launch Spanish and Japanese translations of MECIR (Methodological Expectations for Cochrane Intervention Reviews) from Cochrane Iberoamerica and Cochrane Japan, respectively. These are the first translations of Cochrane’s methods guidance since the launch of version 6 of the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of…
    January 19 2021
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    In order to be relevant to the needs of users, Cochrane evidence needs to respond to national, regional, and global health priorities. This page provides a round-up of current priority setting activities submitted by Cochrane Groups - updated throughout the month. See the 'Priority Setting' pages of Cochrane Training for additional information on…
    January 15 2021
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    In this Cochrane Community blog Karen Head from Cochrane’s Knowledge Translation department discusses the start of the second cohort of the Cochrane KT mentoring scheme.   Whether it be prioritising review topics, involving end-users in producing Cochrane reviews, disseminating evidence or supporting decision makers to be able to find and use…
    January 12 2021
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    Each month, Cochrane's Editor in Chief Karla Soares-Weiser hosts an interactive webinar for Cochrane members and supporters. It is an opportunity to hear more about Cochrane’s Editorial & Methods Department’s (EMD) strategic plans and their implementation by senior editorial staff, as well as learn about work being done by Cochrane Groups from…
    December 29 2020
  • 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 Trainers’ Network surveyGeneral information: The Learning Team in People Services Department is surveying Cochrane’s trainers across the community to hear about their…
    December 27 2020
  • Working from home
    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many in the Cochrane community have moved to remote and flexible working. Here they share pictures of their new work situations. Cochrane is a formidable global community of supporters and members, and now, more than ever, our values of connection, community and collaboration hold us together. We have set-up Slack…
    December 24 2020
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    Dear Colleagues,   In our last message for 2020, we are pleased to let you know that the Governing Board has approved the Plan & Budget for the Charity in 2021.    This Plan & Budget has been developed during the transition between Strategy to 2020 and the finalization of the new organizational ‘Strategic Framework’ which will be completed…
    December 23 2020
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    Many thanks to those who attended Cochrane’s 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM), held virtually on December 16. Nearly 400 participants joined online. All Resolutions proposed at the meeting were passed by the members. The record of votes is available here. A recording of the meeting is available here and below. 00:00 Welcome and Introduction…
    December 22 2020
  • 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 Climate-Health working Group Update Date: 28 January…
    December 18 2020
  • Sophie Hill
    Congratulations to Sophie Hill, Winner of 2020 Anne Anderson Prize The Anne Anderson Award recognizes a female member of Cochrane who has made a significant contribution to the enhancement and visibility of women's participation within Cochrane. The Anne Anderson Award is one of severally prizes awarded annually. Who was Anne Anderson? Anne…
    December 16 2020
  • Joy Oliver
    "It is a great privilege and honour to be awarded the Chris Silagy prize. For me, there is no greater acknowledgement for the work we do than this incredible award, which I will forever treasure. I would like to thank those who nominated me. I did not get the opportunity to meet Chris but the Chris Silagy prize speaks to who he was. Only a great…
    December 16 2020
  • Nishant Jaiswal
    Every year Cochrane recognizes the outstanding work of Kenneth Warren, a scientist, extremely influential in drawing attention to the 'great neglected diseases' that plague people in developing countries. He prioritized the need for valid summaries of key research studies and to the way electronic media could be used to disseminate results of…
    December 16 2020
  • Livia
    William (Bill) Silverman (1924-2004) was one of the founders of American neonatal medicine. He was honoured repeatedly as one of the pioneers in his specialty; however, he often evoked somewhat contradictory responses amongst his colleagues because he was in the habit of raising troubling questions about the scientific basis and ethics of his and…
    December 16 2020
  • Helen Worthington, a white woman with chin-length blonde hair, smiles at the camera in a bright pink blouse and floral scarf
    Cochrane has named seven Emeritus Coordinating Editors in 2020, celebrating their achievements and recognizing their efforts over many years of service. In this profile, we hear from Helen Worthington, who is Coordinating Editor of Cochrane Oral Health. Can you please tell us about yourself? I arrived at the University of Manchester in 1973 to…
    December 16 2020
  • Chris Eccleston, a white man with short dark brown hair, smiles at the camera
    Cochrane has named seven Emeritus Coordinating Editors in 2020, celebrating their achievements and recognizing their efforts over many years of service. In this profile, we hear from Chris Eccleston, who is Coordinating Editor of Cochrane Pain, Palliative, and Supportive Care (PaPaS). Can you tell us about yourself? I am a professor of pain…
    December 16 2020
  • Chris Cates, a white man with rimless glasses and short brown hair, smiles at the camera
    Cochrane has named seven Emeritus Coordinating Editors in 2020, celebrating their achievements and recognizing their efforts over many years of service. In this profile, we hear from Chris Cates, who is Coordinating Editor of Cochrane Airways. Can you tell us a bit about yourself?  In February 1995, whilst I was working on a portfolio learning…
    December 16 2020
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    Coordinating Editors (Co-Eds) are key leadership figures within Cochrane Review Groups (CRGs), providing technical and content expertise to guide review production and evidence synthesis activities undertaken in their group. In 2020, several Coordinating Editors, who are retiring from their Co-Ed role in Cochrane, have been presented with Emeritus…
    December 16 2020
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