Blogs

  • Chris Silagy Prize
      "This award means so much to me. I never had the pleasure of meeting Chris Silagy but over the years have heard just how insightful, creative and above all collaborative he was. I have been so fortunate to work with many inspiring and dedicated colleagues, not least my wonderful nominators whom I thank so much for this, as well as the Cochrane…
    October 28 2019
  • How to survive a Cochrane Colloquium
    Muriah Umoquit is Communications and Analytics Officer with Cochrane’s Knowledge Translations team. She has attended and presented at many academic conferences before, with Vienna 2015 being her first Colloquium. Is the Cochrane Colloquium your first big conference? Perhaps you’re excited and a bit nervous, maybe not sure exactly what to expect…
    October 15 2019
  • askExchange Champs: Cathryn
    Welcome to the next instalment of TaskExchange Champs, where we showcase the great people using TaskExchange and how they’re making the most of the platform. This month our TaskExchange Community Engagement and Partnerships Manager Emily chatted to Cathryn Broderick from Cochrane Vascular about finding consumers and translators on TaskExchange.…
    September 10 2019
  • Community Blog: #betterposter templates for Cochrane members
    Muriah Umoquit, Communications and Analytics Officer in the Cochrane Knowledge Translation department spoke with Mike Morrison, a Ph.D. candidate in organizational psychology at Michigan State University. Mike has worked with Cochrane to create conference poster templates that Cochrane members can use at the upcoming Cochrane Santiago colloquium…
    August 23 2019
  • Cochrane at the WHO: Interview with Joerg Meerpohl
    'Cochrane at the WHO' is a blog series that highlights the partnership between Cochrane and the World Health Organization. If you would like to share a story about how your Cochrane Group is working with WHO, please contact Emma Thompson, Advocacy and Partnership Officer. Here, Joerg Meerpohl, Director of Cochrane Germany and member of the…
    August 15 2019
  • TaskExchange Champ: Aidan gains authorship through translating on TaskExchange
    TaskExchange Champ: Aidan gains authorship through translating on TaskExchange: Aidan gains authorship through translating on TaskExchange Welcome to the next instalment of the TaskExchange Champs series, where we showcase the great people using TaskExchange and how they’re making the most of the platform. This month our TaskExchange Community…
    August 9 2019
  • The Cochrane International Mobility (CIM) Programme in Cochrane Croatia
    This summer Cochrane Croatia took part in the Cochrane International Mobility (CIM) Programme and hosted a brilliant, smart and hardworking young colleague, Sarah Tanveer, one of the Cochrane’s 30 under 30. This was an encouraging experience for us all, and spending time with Sarah, exchanging experiences, teaching and working with her was a true…
    July 30 2019
  • 5 ways your Cochrane Group can make the most out of Evidence Essentials
    We have just launched Cochrane’s free, online learning modules, Cochrane Evidence Essentials. This interactive learning is freely available to anyone who is interested in an introduction to Evidence Based Medicine, Cochrane evidence, and how to use it. Here Richard Morley, Cochrane’s Consumer Engagement Officer, shares how Centres, Review Groups,…
    July 23 2019
  • School children learning about evidence-based medicine: Cochrane UK’s outreach programme
    Cochrane UK has been educating High Schoolers about evidence-based medicine. In this blog post Lynda Ware, Senior Fellow in General Practice, and Selena Ryan-Vig, Communications and Engagement Officer, share with us how they got started and what they have learnt. Since 2016 we have been visiting secondary schools in and around Oxford to talk…
    July 22 2019
  • Changes to the way Cochrane blogshots are stored
    With the recent launch of the new guidance for producing and translating blogshots we have spent a lot of time thinking about the way dissemination products are stored. Previously, in January 2017, the guidance was that blogshots in English and other languages should be sent to the Knowledge Translation Department where they were stored centrally…
    July 18 2019