Cochrane is closing out a year of significant change and challenges with positive news of a major milestone in our transition to a more streamlined and sustainable organization. Following an open and rigorous application process, we are pleased to announce the first set of pilot Cochrane Thematic Groups – each mapping to key areas of global health…
1 December 2022
At the 2022 Annual General Meeting in October, members approved a resolution reappointing Sayer Vincent until the conclusion of a tender process to appoint new auditors. UK charities must be audited by law and the Governing Board followed legal advice in recommending the reappointment of Sayer Vincent until the conclusion of the process.
30 November 2022
Watch a recording of Cochrane’s 2022 AGM Meeting
Cochrane holds a public Annual General Meeting (AGM) once a year as part of its legal duties as a charity The AGM provides an opportunity for Cochrane's Trustees - its Governing Board - and senior officers to tell you about the management, finances, and strategic priorities of the organization.…
14 November 2022
Dear Cochrane Members,
Thank you for voting in the re-run Cochrane Council election!
Nai Ming Lai has been elected for a three-year term as an Author representative on the Cochrane Council. Nai Ming is Professor of Paediatrics at the School of Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at Taylor’s University in Malaysia. Trained as a…
9 November 2022
"We are both thrilled and honoured to receive the 2022 Chris Silagy Prize. We have witnessed this prize being awarded numerous times over the past 18 years and the fact that it is given to recognise extraordinary contributions within Cochrane is a gesture which resonates with us both and is a wonderful reflection on Chris Silagy himself.…
3 November 2022
Every year Cochrane recognizes the outstanding work of Kenneth Warren, a scientist, extremely influential in drawing attention to the 'great neglected diseases' that plague people in developing countries. He prioritized the need for valid summaries of key research studies and to the way electronic media could be used to disseminate results of…
31 October 2022
Congratulations to Tiffany Duque, Winner of 2022 Anne Anderson Prize
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 several prizes awarded annually.
Who was Anne Anderson?
28 October 2022
Nominate inspiring and engaging speakers for the 2023 Colloquium programme.
Cochrane UK is delighted to be hosting the Cochrane conference, known as a Colloquium, at the Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) Centre in London from 4th to 6th September, 2023. The Colloquium brings together Cochrane researchers, clinical professionals, early career…
26 October 2022
The next meeting of the Cochrane Council is on 9 November. 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@…
19 October 2022
Cochrane is proud to recognize the extraordinary contributions to individuals who make an exceptional, long-standing contribution to Cochrane’s work and leadership with lifetime and emeritus membership.
Cochrane's strength is in its collaborative, global community. Our 100,000+ members and supporters from more than 130 countries work together to…
17 October 2022
A round-up of upcoming Cochrane events and conferences
If you would like to list your event here, please contact Lydia Parsonson
Early Career Professionals - Upcoming activities
If you are interested in attending any Early Career Professional events, please see their most up-to-date event schedule here.
"Trust and integrity in pain…
13 October 2022
Cochrane London 2023: Forward together for trusted evidence
4-6 September 2023
Central London, UK
Cochrane is an international non-profit network that provides evidence-based scientific knowledge to improve healthcare for all people worldwide. Cochrane Reviews summarise all available research on a specific health question. They are up-to-date,…
11 October 2022
In order to be relevant to the needs of users, Cochrane evidence needs to respond to national, regional, and global health priorities. This page provides a round-up of current priority setting activities submitted by Cochrane Groups - updated throughout the month. See the 'Priority Setting' pages of Cochrane Training for additional information on…
6 October 2022
Dear Cochrane Authors,
We regret to inform you that the recent election for an author representative on the Council in September 2022 was invalid.
When we undertake elections for author representatives for the Cochrane Council, we contact all Cochrane Members who are review authors to ask who would like to stand for election. Once we have a list…
5 October 2022
A round-up of active tender and funding opportunities that may be of interest to Cochrane contributors, authors, and groups - updated through the month.
Additional funding resources
Download an Excel list of UK health evidence funders (last updated March 2021)
No current listing - please check back at a later date
If you have a funding…
4 October 2022
A round-up of active surveys submitted by Cochrane contributors, colleagues, and partners seeking input from the Cochrane Community - updated through the month.
Feedback on Early Career Professional (ECP) Cochrane Groups' activities and eventsGeneral information: A brief survey to collect feedback about the events of our Cochrane ECP Group and…
4 October 2022
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 (…
28 September 2022
You are invited to attend Cochrane's 2022 Annual General Meeting
As part of its legal constitution as a charity, Cochrane holds a public Annual General Meeting (AGM) once a year. The AGM provides an opportunity for Cochrane's Trustees - its Governing Board - and senior officers to tell you about the management, finances, and strategic priorities…
22 September 2022
Cochrane is pleased to announce that a major update of Cochrane Interactive Learning course has been completed.
The course consists of 11 self-directed online learning modules on how to conduct a systematic review of interventions. It has gone through several minor updates since its launch in 2017, but this year we've completed a major update to…
19 September 2022
We are pleased to welcome Ingrid Arévalo-Rodriguez to the Cochrane Central Executive Team as Methods Implementation Editor.
In this role, Ingrid will work closely with the Cochrane methods community and teams across the Central Executive to deliver on activities so Cochrane can produce and publish a variety of evidence synthesis types and other…
13 September 2022