Blogs

  • The Cochrane Fast-Track Service: Recent successes
    Emma Thomas, Fast-Track Administration Assistant and Helen Wakeford, Fast-Track Managing Editor, share some recent Fast-Track Service successes. We are delighted to announce some recent successes of The Cochrane Fast-Track Service, which provides a rapid ‘journal-like’ editorial process for some of Cochrane’s highest priority reviews. Since the…
    July 15 2019
  • Charles Shey Wiysonge
    As well as serving as Director of Cochrane South Africa, Charles Shey Wiysonge is active with WHO work, both on health research in the WHO African Region and advising on immunization guidelines globally. In this interview, he gives an overview of this work. Could you give a quick introduction to yourself and your work within Cochrane? I have…
    July 10 2019
  • TASKEXCHANGE CHAMPS: Sheila accesses 450 translators in seconds
    Welcome to the second edition 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 Engagement and Partnerships Manager Emily chatted to Cochrane Information Specialist Sheila Wallace. Sheila talks about how she uses the…
    July 8 2019
  • Cochrane Library development update - CochraneLibrary.com
    Here is a series of blog posts that will provide you with news about improvements happening to the Cochrane Library. Daniel Shanahan, Product Lead of the Cochrane Library, tells us more about what has been worked on and what is coming up. The Cochrane Library was relaunched last August to help improve the dissemination of Cochrane evidence, and…
    June 27 2019
  • Stefano Negrini
    '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, Stefano Negrini from Cochrane Rehabilitation explains…
    June 27 2019
  • Social media in 10 minutes a day
    Yes, it is possible to do social media with just 10 minutes a day! Kerry Harding, the Assistant Managing Editor to Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care, shares with us how! We are the Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care (PaPaS) CRG and we produce Cochrane Reviews of acute and chronic pain, headache and migraine, and palliative and…
    June 26 2019
  • CRG Networks Innovation Fund 2019
    The CRG Networks Innovation Fund was launched earlier this year and here Tarang Sharma, Editorial Officer for the CRG transformation highlights its aims, the process and the successful applications. The Cochrane Review Group (CRG) Networks have published their strategic plans, which identifies their individual priorities and goals to guide their…
    June 11 2019
  • Stephana Cherak
    Welcome to our new 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 Engagement and Partnerships Manager Emily, chatted to PhD student and TaskExchange helper Stephana. Name: Stephana Cherak (on twitter @sjcherak)Age:…
    June 7 2019
  • Blogshots: challenges, changes and some new guidance
    New guidance to making Cochrane blogshots is now available, comprising a quick checklist and a detailed document with examples. Cochrane UK Knowledge Broker, Sarah Chapman, who has helped produce the document, explains how this has come about. At Cochrane UK, we first experimented with blogshots four years ago and have been making and sharing…
    June 4 2019
  • 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