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  • Evidence published in the Cochrane Library provides strong evidence that financial incentives helped people to stop smoking and stay stopped long term.The team investigated whether rewards such as cash payments, vouchers, or the return of money deposited by those taking part, worked. The review summarizes the results from 33 randomised controlled…
    Wednesday, July 17, 19
  • Specifications: Hours tbcLocation: FlexibleApplication Closing Date: 1 September 2019 (12 Midnight GMT)The Cochrane IBD Group is looking to appoint one or more new Co-ordinating Editors to provide leadership of the Group. The IBD Group is part of the Cochrane Abdomen & Endocrine Network. This is an important opportunity to lead and shape the…
    Tuesday, July 16, 19
  • Cochrane has created eight new Networks of Cochrane Review Groups responsible for the efficient and timely production of high-quality systematic reviews that address the research questions that are most important to decision makers.In this short film we focus on the Cochrane Musculoskeletal, Oral, Skin and Sensory Network. This film introduces the…
    Monday, July 15, 19
  • Cochrane is made up of 11,000 members and over 67,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in…
    Monday, July 15, 19
  • Cerebral palsy is the most common form of childhood disability, and there are several Cochrane Reviews of therapies that might help the children and their families. These include a review on constraint-induced movement therapy, which was updated in April 2019. We asked lead author Brian Hoare from Monash Children’s Hospital in Australia to tell us…
    Monday, July 15, 19
  • Job type: Fixed Term ContractWorking hours: Part-timeApplication deadline: 9 Aug 2019Location: AmsterdamA Managing Editor is required to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the Amsterdam Satellite of Cochrane Work in collaboration with the editorial base in Kuopio (https://work.cochrane.org/). The candidate will be responsible for…
    Thursday, July 11, 19
  • Find out more about Cochrane’s key achievements during 2018 and the strides being made on our major Strategy to 2020 initiatives."We’re a knowledge organization built on the capabilities and passion of our collaborators; and the good news is that people from around the world are flocking to contribute and support our work."Mark WilsonCochrane…
    Wednesday, July 10, 19
  • Cochrane’s Editor in Chief supports an open letter recently co-authored by the European Commission (EC), the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the Heads of Medicines Agencies (HMA), reminding clinical trial sponsors of their obligation to make their results public.Cochrane has long recognised that clinical trials are key to improvements in…
    Wednesday, July 10, 19
  • Specifications: Full Time 4 Months Fixed term contractSalary: CompetitiveLocation: London Office basedApplication Closing Date: Immediate start requiredThis role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience in HR Management to make a difference in the field of health care research.  The Human Resources Manager will lead and manage a high…
    Tuesday, July 9, 19
  • Location: Ability to work remotely, US East Coast or Europe preferred Closing date: TBDThe Clinical Research Data Coordinator manages processes and procedures on behalf of the Vivli platform – a mechanism for sharing participant-level clinical research data.About Vivli: Vivli is an independent, non-profit organization that has developed a global…
    Tuesday, July 9, 19