Blogs

  • Matt Westmore, NIHR lead for this work and Operations Director at NIHR’s Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre
    The UK National Institute for Health Research receive the first Cochrane-REWARD prize in 2017 for its Adding Value in Research programme, which promoted a range of activities tackling waste at every stage of research. We asked Matt Westmore, NIHR lead for this work and Operations Director at NIHR’s Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating…
    May 15 2019
  • The Risk of Bias 2 Strategic Session at the mid-year Cochrane Governance Meeting
    Following the development of the Risk of Bias 2 (RoB 2) tool, Cochrane will be rolling it out on new reviews in 2020. Here, Ella Flemyng, Methods Implementation Coordinator at Cochrane, highlights feedback from the Cochrane community on its implementation during the ‘Risk of Bias 2 Strategic Session’ at the mid-year Cochrane Governance Meetings…
    May 8 2019
  • Confessions of a rookie consumer peer reviewer
    Cochrane Common Mental Disorders recently asked Karen if she would give consumer peer review a go. In this blog, first published here,  Karen provides an insightful and honest reflection of how she found the experience and notes important challenges that Cochrane and Cochrane groups can improve on.   Would I, as a new consumer volunteer for…
    May 6 2019
  • WHO-Cochrane training
    ‘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. In this blog post Professor Liliya Eugenevna Ziganshina, Director of…
    April 11 2019
  • Cochrane-REWARD Interview with Hans Lund, Chair of EVBRES
    Many members of the Cochrane community have been engaged in the Evidence-Based Research Network (EBRNetwork) and will be participating in EVBRES (Evidence Based RESearch). In this interview, as part of our REWARD series, chair of EVBRES Hans Lund gives an overview of what this new initiative sets out to achieve in promoting evidence-based research…
    April 4 2019
  • Dr Tari Turner at WHO Department of Reproductive Health and Research’s Scientific and Technical Advisory Group
    '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. In this blog post Dr Tari Turner from Cochrane Australia talks about the…
    March 15 2019
  • How do you break down information silos in the Cochrane Community?
    Muriah Umoquit, Communications and Analytics Officer with Cochrane’s Knowledge Translation Department, talks about one solution that Cochrane is using to help break down information silos -  the Communications Network which shares information across groups weekly. A few years ago when I started at Cochrane, I knew the community was doing great…
    March 8 2019
  • 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. The Anne Anderson Award is one of severally prizes awarded annually. Who was Anne Anderson? Anne Anderson was a contributor to the stream of thinking and effort that…
    March 7 2019
  • Cochrane Blog: Involving stakeholders in Cochrane Review screening
    Bronwen Merner, Dianne Lowe, Louisa Walsh and Sophie Hill from Cochrane Consumers and Communication and stakeholder panel members, Anne Mussared and Cheryl Wardrope share their top tips for involving stakeholders in Cochrane Review screening. Stakeholder involvement in health research, including Cochrane Reviews, is beneficial in improving…
    February 27 2019
  • Identifying and charting the impact of Cochrane evidence – the example of the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines
    '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. In this blog post Emma Carter, Selena Ryan-Vig, and Anne Eisinga from…
    February 25 2019