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  • 2022 Cochrane Awards and Prizes - Nominations open until 3 Oct 2022
    Every year Cochrane awards members of its Community with a range of prizes that highlight high-quality methodological research, supporting health decision-making in developing countries, and contributors who have made a significant contribution to the organization. The winners of the 2022 prize will be announced at Cochrane's Annual General…
    August 10 2022
  • Cochrane announces new Director of Development, Dr Gavin Adams
    Cochrane, the global, independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers and people who are interested in evidence-informed healthcare is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Gavin Adams as their first Director of Development. Gavin will join Cochrane – which recently welcomed Catherine Spencer as new Chief Executive – in…
    August 9 2022
  • Summary of the Governing Board and Council meetings - July 2022
    Since the start of the year, the Governing Board and Council have each been holding monthly meetings by videoconference. These alternate between meetings with formal agendas; and ‘agenda-less’ meetings, which provide space for more informal, free-flowing discussions that can be difficult to create in virtual meetings. This month, the Board held a…
    July 25 2022
  • Cochrane's new CEO
    Catherine joins Cochrane from The Seafarers’ Charity where she held the position of CEO. Governing Board Co-Chairs, Tracey Howe and Catherine Marshall said: "We are delighted to welcome Catherine to Cochrane. Catherine is a proven Chief Executive with an exceptional record leading non-profit organisations. She brings expertise in strategic…
    July 12 2022
  • Remembering Gail Higgins
    It is with great sadness that we share the news that our friend and colleague Gail Higgins recently passed away. Gail was the Senior Information Specialist for the Cochrane Kidney and Transplant Group in Sydney, Australia. Gail was an active member of Cochrane, and she shared her knowledge and quick wit with many of us. Prior to joining the…
    July 11 2022
  • Cochrane Thematic Groups
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    June 16 2022
  • Cochrane Council meeting
    The next meeting of the Cochrane Council is on 6 July. The Council aims to ensure that Cochrane Groups have an effective voice in Cochrane’s leadership and strategic decision-making. If you have an idea or issue you would like the Council to discuss at a forthcoming meeting, you should contact your Council representatives, or email support@…
    June 16 2022
  • Creating social media posts on phone
    Cochrane Group members are spending between 3 hours to just 15 minutes a week on social media activities. How can you make the most out of that time for maximum impact? In this blog Roses Parker, Research Fellow, and Muriah Umoquit, Communications and Engagement Officer, share communication tips that are easy to implement and take minimal time…
    June 3 2022
  • Cochrane’s Governing Board seeks to appoint two new members
    Candidates with experience in digital product development, business development, or publishing are encouraged to apply Cochrane is a diverse, global organization committed to informing healthcare decisions with the best available evidence from research. Organizationally, we are an international network of autonomously funded groups and a…
    May 31 2022
  • Cochrane’s Governing Board seeks new Treasurer
    Candidates with experience in accounting and financial management are encouraged to apply Cochrane is a diverse, global organization committed to informing healthcare decisions with the best available evidence from research. Organizationally, we are an international network of autonomously funded groups and a registered charity in the United…
    May 31 2022
  • Summary of the Governing Board and Council meetings - May 2022
    Since the start of the year, the Governing Board and Council have each been holding monthly meetings by videoconference. These alternate between meetings with formal agendas; and ‘agenda-less’ meetings, which provide space for more informal, free-flowing discussions that can be difficult to create in virtual meetings. This month, both the Board…
    May 26 2022
  • KT heads exchanging infomation
    Cochrane defines knowledge translation (KT) as the process of supporting the use of health evidence from our high quality, trusted Cochrane Reviews by those who need it to make health decisions. Cochrane Hong Kong has recently launched the Knowledge Translation Awards to foster University student talent in translation and in creative dissemination…
    May 16 2022
  • Person holding laptop during the survey
    We are calling for feedback to help prioritise features or challenges that are most important to you when it comes to the format of Cochrane Reviews. Please complete the survey to give us your ideas! In February 2022, the Cochrane Governing Board approved a new model for producing Cochrane evidence syntheses, following an extensive community…
    May 16 2022
  • Cochrane is on Slack…join us!
    Cochrane is using Slack, an online collaboration and chat platform, to encourage communication between members of our core community. Using Slack, you can connect with your own Cochrane Group, other Cochrane Groups, and Central Executive Team members easily. Slack is a true collaboration platform; you can request to form your own channels (…
    May 12 2022
  • Agenda and papers for the Cochrane Council meeting on 16 May now available
    The agenda for the Cochrane Council meeting to be held by videoconference on 16 May are now available to view online. The supporting papers can be viewed here The Council aims to ensure that Cochrane Groups retain an effective voice in Cochrane’s leadership and strategic decision-making. The purpose of the Council is to provide: A forum for…
    May 12 2022
  • 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 inform developments to the Cochrane Review formatGeneral information: We are calling for feedback to help prioritise features or challenges that are most important to you…
    May 12 2022
  • Global connections
    Earlier this year, Cochrane's Governing Board approved the proposed change to Cochrane’s evidence synthesis production model and implementation is now under way. We know this profound shift leads to all kinds of questions, concerns, and new ideas right across the Cochrane community. Throughout this transition period we will continue the community…
    May 4 2022
  • GES logo
    Dear Friends and Colleagues Due to the continued global impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) with ongoing reduced/restricted travel from many regions, and the advent of geo-political instability and risks in the European region, we have taken the decision to postpone the Global Evidence Summit (GES 2), due to be hosted in Prague between 2 – 6 October…
    May 4 2022
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    Cochrane’s revised policy on conflicts of interest (CoI) was launched in October 2020. Since then, Cochrane’s Research Integrity team has been working with authors and editorial teams to support the implementation of the policy and has been learning about the challenges that arise. One such challenge has been the suggestion of authorship changes…
    April 25 2022
  • Our diverse community
    Cochrane wants to welcome people, no matter who they are or where they live. The more varied perspectives we have, the better we can provide evidence to help inform health and healthcare decisions. In October 2021, we launched our listening and learning exercise that aimed to gather data, views and experiences regarding diversity and inclusion in…
    April 25 2022
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