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    Muriah Umoquit, Communications and Analytics Officer with Cochrane’s Knowledge Translation Department, and Paolo Rosati, Web Operations Manager with Cochrane’s Information and Technology Department, share their top tips for creating a low maintenance website Most Cochrane groups are granted their own website - it’s a place to highlight your…
    May 13 2021
  • Survey round-up
    A round-up of active surveys submitted by Cochrane contributors, colleagues, and partners seeking input from the Cochrane Community - updated through the month Title: Help us rename TaskExchangeGeneral information: TaskExchange is Cochrane’s volunteer hub where groups can post requests for expertise, and individuals can find opportunities to…
    May 6 2021
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    We are grateful to Craig and Alex for their excellent leadership of Cochrane Nursing, and we wish them well as they move on to new adventures. In 2009, JBI was instrumental in establishing a worldwide nursing network, focused on disseminating Cochrane Reviews related to nursing and supporting their use in practice. Since 2009, Craig has actively…
    May 4 2021
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    Cochrane has launched a new online learning module on systematic reviews of prognosis studies. The module is intended for researchers and clinicians with an interest in reading a systematic review of prognosis studies or as an introductory course for researchers planning to perform one. It includes activities and examples to accompany learning on…
    May 3 2021
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    Dear Colleagues,   Many thanks for your patience in the last few weeks as we’ve sought to re-arrange the annual Governance Meetings. At the end of 2020, we took the decision to change these meetings from an in-person to an online event, due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people’s safety and ability to travel.   There have been a…
    April 30 2021
  • The Annual Anne Anderson Walk is a cherished annual social event in Cochrane, where attendees explore the Colloquium host-city by foot with a guide. Donations by participants are made to next year's Anne Anderson Award. Given current COVID-19 circumstances, the Cochrane community will be not be gathering for the Colloquium in 2021. However, we are…
    April 29 2021
  • Euphrasia Ebai-Atuh, a black woman with braids pulled into a pony tail, looks at the camera and smiles
    The Annual Anne Anderson Walk is a cherished annual social event in Cochrane, where attendees explore the Colloquium host-city by foot with a guide. Donations by participants are made to next year's Anne Anderson Award. Given current COVID-19 circumstances, the Cochrane community will be not be gathering for the Colloquium in 2021. However, we are…
    April 29 2021
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    Help name TaskExchange by taking this quick survey! TaskExchange is Cochrane’s volunteer hub where groups can post requests for expertise, and individuals can find opportunities to participate in Cochrane’s work. Here’s a word cloud of popular words from opportunities on offer:   Since it was created, TaskExchange has evolved to be a platform…
    April 29 2021
  • 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 - nominate someone by 24 June 2021.  Who was Anne Anderson? Anne Anderson was a contributor to the stream of thinking and effort that gave birth to evidence-based health…
    April 28 2021
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    Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig, Knowledge Brokers at Cochrane UK, share interesting lessons from a qualitative evaluation project which looked at what could be learnt from blog comments and what could make the blogs more helpful. Evidently Cochrane is Cochrane UK’s blog site, which aims to make Cochrane evidence really accessible, and to…
    April 28 2021
  • In this Cochrane community blog Karen Head, Justin Mann and Cat Fowler (Wiley) talk about publishing summaries of Cochrane Reviews in journals to help Cochrane evidence reach health professionals.  Many Cochrane Groups work with medical journals to either re-publish the short versions of a Cochrane Review, or to publish an original commentary based on the results of a Cochrane Review. These articles (sometimes called ‘Cochrane Corners’ or ‘Practical Evidence About Real Life Situations’ [PEARLS]) may include
    In this Cochrane community blog Karen Head (Project Manager, Knowledge Translation Department, Cochrane), Justin Mann (Assistant Editor, Editorial and Methods Department, Cochrane) and Cat Fowler (Associate Editor, Wiley) talk about publishing summaries of Cochrane Reviews in journals to help Cochrane evidence reach health professionals. Many…
    April 21 2021
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    Dear Community Colleagues,  Last week, we informed you of the news that Mark Wilson was stepping down from his role as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) after eight years of outstanding service.  Today, we want to provide you with an update of the Governing Board's plans during this transition period for organizational leadership. Our Editor in…
    April 21 2021
  • Eva Madrid, a woman with curly brown hair wearing rectangular glasses, looks at the camera and smiles
    The Annual Anne Anderson Walk is a cherished annual social event in Cochrane, where attendees explore the Colloquium host-city by foot with a guide. Donations by participants are made to next year's Anne Anderson Award. Given current COVID-19 circumstances, the Cochrane community will be not be gathering for the Colloquium in 2021. However, we are…
    April 13 2021
  • Cindy Farquhar, a white woman with blonde hair and glasses, looks at the camera and smiles
    The Annual Anne Anderson Walk is a cherished annual social event in Cochrane, where attendees explore the Colloquium host-city by foot with a guide. Donations by participants are made to next year's Anne Anderson Award. Given current COVID-19 circumstances, the Cochrane community will be not be gathering for the Colloquium in 2021. However, we are…
    April 9 2021
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    Each month, Cochrane's Editor in Chief Karla Soares-Weiser hosts an interactive webinar for Cochrane members and supporters. It is an opportunity to hear more about Cochrane’s Editorial & Methods Department’s (EMD) strategic plans and their implementation by senior editorial staff, as well as learn about work being done by Cochrane Groups from…
    April 8 2021
  • Sarah Tanveer, a woman wearing a lilac headscarf and white blouse, looks at the camera
    The Annual Anne Anderson Walk is a cherished annual social event in Cochrane, where attendees explore the Colloquium host-city by foot with a guide. Donations by participants are made to next year's Anne Anderson Award. Given current COVID-19 circumstances, the Cochrane community will be not be gathering for the Colloquium in 2021. However, we are…
    April 6 2021
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    Register for the 'A day with... Statistics Methods Group’ which is taking place on 11 May 2021. This is part of a series of virtual events from Cochrane Training for anyone interested in systematic review methodology and the work of Cochrane Methods Groups. Whether you are new to systematic review methodology or an advanced-level learner, these…
    March 29 2021
  • Cochrane Council seeks new methods representation - deadline 30 April
    We seek one representative from the methods community (either a Methods Group Convenor or active Methods Group member) to sit on the Cochrane Council. This is an exciting opportunity for methods community members to engage with and contribute to the internal organisation of Cochrane. The position starts immediately on appointment (likely July…
    March 29 2021
  • Jackie Ho, a woman with medium length light brown hair, looks at the camera and is smiling
    The Annual Anne Anderson Walk is a cherished annual social event in Cochrane, where attendees explore the Colloquium host-city by foot with a guide. Donations by participants are made to next year's Anne Anderson Award. Given current COVID-19 circumstances, the Cochrane community will be not be gathering for the Colloquium in 2021. However, we are…
    March 25 2021
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    On 14th April the Cochrane Council will have its first meeting of 2021. We would like to invite you to provide input to the agenda by raising any topics you’d like your representatives within the Council to raise for discussion at the meeting. The deadline for submission is April 1st. The Council is your forum to bring these issues to the table…
    March 25 2021
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