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  • 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: Help us rename TaskExchangeGeneral information: TaskExchange is Cochrane’s volunteer hub where groups can post requests for expertise, and individuals can find opportunities to…
    May 6 2021
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    We are grateful to Craig and Alex for their excellent leadership of Cochrane Nursing, and we wish them well as they move on to new adventures. In 2009, JBI was instrumental in establishing a worldwide nursing network, focused on disseminating Cochrane Reviews related to nursing and supporting their use in practice. Since 2009, Craig has actively…
    May 4 2021
  • Anne Anderson
    The Annual Anne Anderson Walk is a cherished annual social event in Cochrane, where attendees explore the Colloquium host-city by foot with a guide. Donations by participants are made to next year's Anne Anderson Award. Given current COVID-19 circumstances, the Cochrane community will be not be gathering for the Colloquium in 2021. However, we can…
    May 3 2021
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    Cochrane has launched a new online learning module on systematic reviews of prognosis studies. The module is intended for researchers and clinicians with an interest in reading a systematic review of prognosis studies or as an introductory course for researchers planning to perform one. It includes activities and examples to accompany learning on…
    May 3 2021
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    Dear Cochrane friends and colleagues, I hope this message finds you well and safe. I am pleased to write to you with my fortnightly update.  Organizational and editorial updates A message from Cochrane’s Governing Board: Read about current plans for Cochrane’s leadership during this transition period. Governance Meetings: We announced today…
    April 30 2021
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    Dear Colleagues,   Many thanks for your patience in the last few weeks as we’ve sought to re-arrange the annual Governance Meetings. At the end of 2020, we took the decision to change these meetings from an in-person to an online event, due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people’s safety and ability to travel.   There have been a…
    April 30 2021
  • The Annual Anne Anderson Walk is a cherished annual social event in Cochrane, where attendees explore the Colloquium host-city by foot with a guide. Donations by participants are made to next year's Anne Anderson Award. Given current COVID-19 circumstances, the Cochrane community will be not be gathering for the Colloquium in 2021. However, we are…
    April 29 2021
  • Euphrasia Ebai-Atuh, a black woman with braids pulled into a pony tail, looks at the camera and smiles
    The Annual Anne Anderson Walk is a cherished annual social event in Cochrane, where attendees explore the Colloquium host-city by foot with a guide. Donations by participants are made to next year's Anne Anderson Award. Given current COVID-19 circumstances, the Cochrane community will be not be gathering for the Colloquium in 2021. However, we are…
    April 29 2021
  • People connected
    Help name TaskExchange by taking this quick survey! TaskExchange is Cochrane’s volunteer hub where groups can post requests for expertise, and individuals can find opportunities to participate in Cochrane’s work. Here’s a word cloud of popular words from opportunities on offer:   Since it was created, TaskExchange has evolved to be a platform…
    April 29 2021
  • Anne Anderson
    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 - nominate someone by 31 May 2021.  Who was Anne Anderson? Anne Anderson was a contributor to the stream of thinking and effort that gave birth to evidence-based health…
    April 28 2021
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    Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig, Knowledge Brokers at Cochrane UK, share interesting lessons from a qualitative evaluation project which looked at what could be learnt from blog comments and what could make the blogs more helpful. Evidently Cochrane is Cochrane UK’s blog site, which aims to make Cochrane evidence really accessible, and to…
    April 28 2021
  • 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.  April 2021 Survey - Predatory journal research in evidence…
    April 27 2021
  • 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 email Richard Devany at rdevany@cochrane.org  Early Career Professionals - Upcoming activities If you are interested…
    April 21 2021
  • In this Cochrane community blog Karen Head, Justin Mann and Cat Fowler (Wiley) talk about publishing summaries of Cochrane Reviews in journals to help Cochrane evidence reach health professionals.  Many Cochrane Groups work with medical journals to either re-publish the short versions of a Cochrane Review, or to publish an original commentary based on the results of a Cochrane Review. These articles (sometimes called ‘Cochrane Corners’ or ‘Practical Evidence About Real Life Situations’ [PEARLS]) may include
    In this Cochrane community blog Karen Head (Project Manager, Knowledge Translation Department, Cochrane), Justin Mann (Assistant Editor, Editorial and Methods Department, Cochrane) and Cat Fowler (Associate Editor, Wiley) talk about publishing summaries of Cochrane Reviews in journals to help Cochrane evidence reach health professionals. Many…
    April 21 2021
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    Dear Community Colleagues,  Last week, we informed you of the news that Mark Wilson was stepping down from his role as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) after eight years of outstanding service.  Today, we want to provide you with an update of the Governing Board's plans during this transition period for organizational leadership. Our Editor in…
    April 21 2021
  • Tender and Funding Round-Up
    A round-up of active tender and funding opportunities that may be of interest to Cochrane contributors, authors, and groups - updated through the month. Additional funding resources  Download an Excel list of UK health evidence funders (last updated March 2021)   Wellcome : Discovery AwardsLink:  https://wellcome.org/about-us/strategy/how-…
    April 14 2021
  • Eva Madrid, a woman with curly brown hair wearing rectangular glasses, looks at the camera and smiles
    The Annual Anne Anderson Walk is a cherished annual social event in Cochrane, where attendees explore the Colloquium host-city by foot with a guide. Donations by participants are made to next year's Anne Anderson Award. Given current COVID-19 circumstances, the Cochrane community will be not be gathering for the Colloquium in 2021. However, we are…
    April 13 2021
  • Cindy Farquhar, a white woman with blonde hair and glasses, looks at the camera and smiles
    The Annual Anne Anderson Walk is a cherished annual social event in Cochrane, where attendees explore the Colloquium host-city by foot with a guide. Donations by participants are made to next year's Anne Anderson Award. Given current COVID-19 circumstances, the Cochrane community will be not be gathering for the Colloquium in 2021. However, we are…
    April 9 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…
    April 8 2021
  • Sarah Tanveer, a woman wearing a lilac headscarf and white blouse, looks at the camera
    The Annual Anne Anderson Walk is a cherished annual social event in Cochrane, where attendees explore the Colloquium host-city by foot with a guide. Donations by participants are made to next year's Anne Anderson Award. Given current COVID-19 circumstances, the Cochrane community will be not be gathering for the Colloquium in 2021. However, we are…
    April 6 2021
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