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  • Working from home
    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many in the Cochrane community have moved to remote and flexible working. Here they share pictures of their new work situations. Cochrane is a formidable global community of supporters and members, and now, more than ever, our values of connection, community and collaboration hold us together. We have set-up Slack…
    May 12 2020
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    RevMan Web is Cochrane’s online review-writing platform. It is available for use by all authors and editors of Cochrane Reviews of interventions. One benefit of RevMan Web is that it is constantly being updated with new features for making writing systematic reviews easier and more efficient.  This collection explores different features in RevMan…
    May 11 2020
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    RevMan Web is Cochrane’s online review-writing platform. It is available for use by all authors and editors of Cochrane Reviews of interventions. One benefit of RevMan Web is that it is constantly being updated with new features for making writing systematic reviews easier and more efficient. Conducting sensitivity analysis is a key part of…
    May 11 2020
  • It is with deep disappointment and regret that we are cancelling the 2020 Colloquium
    Dear Cochrane Colloquium colleagues and friends,   It is with the deepest disappointment and regret that I have to inform you that as a result of the continued spread and impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) across the world, Cochrane’s 27th Colloquium in Toronto, Canada, between 4-7th October this year has been cancelled.    Cochrane’s…
    May 4 2020
  • Cochrane Governing Board agenda and open access papers available - April 2020
    The agenda and open access papers for the Cochrane Governing Board teleconference on April 29th are now available to view online, for information only. Cochrane's governing body is the Governing Board. The Board is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of Cochrane’s strategic direction.  If you would like to comment on an…
    April 29 2020
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    Cochrane Library Editor in Chief and Deputy Editor in Chief, Karla Soares-Weiser and Toby Lasserson, presented to a large group of international journalists as part of the Wiley Science Talks webinar series on April 27. This webinar series, supported by the World Federation of Science Journalists and the Association of Health Care Journalists,…
    April 29 2020
  • 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: Use of LILACS in Systematic reviewsGeneral information: The objective of this survey is to collect information that would allow us to understand the perspective and…
    April 29 2020
  • Be part of the COVID-19 consumer rapid response group
    Are you interested in helping to shape Cochrane evidence related to COVID-19, and to help make it accessible to the public? We are forming a group of patients and carers who are able to take on tasks at short notice to help contribute to Cochrane’s rapid review work, and more. Cochrane responds to the COVID-19 As part of our response to the…
    April 27 2020
  • NIHR Complex Reviews Unit to provide support for Cochrane COVID-19 work
    The NIHR Complex Reviews Unit (CRSU) has offered to provide advice and analytical support for COVID-19 related evidence synthesis, in whatever way Cochrane authors consider appropriate, including support for Rapid Reviews and Living Systematic Reviews. Expertise within the CRSU include: Diagnostic test accuracy  reviews Network meta-analysis…
    April 22 2020
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    Cochrane TaskExchange, an open, online platform for hosting and completing research tasks, has launched three new and important updates. The features were informed by a user research project run in 2019, and are based on the TaskExchange community's feedback and suggestions. At this time of global uncertainty, with most people in some form of…
    April 21 2020
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    Cochrane has launched a new online learning module on Synthesis Without Meta-analysis (SWiM) reporting guidelines. Designed for systematic review authors or readers, the module provides training on the nine SWiM items to improve the transparent reporting of synthesis of intervention effects when the synthesis does not use meta-analysis of…
    April 16 2020
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    The revised policy, which we plan to implement on October 1, 2020, includes stricter rules for financial interests and the consideration of non-financial interests.  Cochrane is proud to release its revised Conflict of Interest policy for Cochrane Library Content. The policy was created with the support of a project board made up of key…
    April 14 2020
  • Cochrane Governing Board agenda and open access papers available - April 2020
    The agenda and open access papers for the Cochrane Governing Board teleconference on 30-31 March and 1st of April  are now available to view online, for information only. Cochrane's governing body is the Governing Board. The Board is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of Cochrane’s strategic direction. If you would like…
    April 6 2020
  • Do you want to lead Cochrane from 2020 onwards?
    The nomination period for a new Co-Chair of the Governing Board is still open until Tuesday 14th April 2020 in any timezone. If you hold, or have held, some kind of leadership position in Cochrane you are invited to apply. The Board has two Co-Chairs, to share workload, utilize complementary skills and experience, and permit continuity through…
    April 2 2020
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    RevMan Web is Cochrane’s online review-writing platform. It is available for use by all authors and editors of Cochrane Reviews of interventions. One benefit of RevMan Web is that it is constantly being updated with new features for making writing systematic reviews easier and more efficient.  The Validation Report in RevMan Web helps authors…
    March 30 2020
  • The 27th Cochrane Colloquium, Toronto 2020 invites submissions for abstracts
    FURTHER EXTENSION: The deadline for abstract submissions is now 23.59 UTC, 6 April 2020 Dear Community Colleagues,   As a result of the continued spread and impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) across the world, we wanted to update you with important news and information regarding Cochrane’s 27th annual Colloquium in Toronto, 4-7th October,…
    March 24 2020
  • Cochrane is now on Slack…join us!
    Cochrane is now 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 or Centre, other Cochrane Groups, and Central Executive Team members easily. Slack is a true collaboration platform; apart from chatting with team…
    March 19 2020
  • Launch of Crowd version 2
    Our much anticipated updates to Cochrane Crowd were launched earlier this week with great fanfare and an extraordinary amount of celebratory tea! These updates were closely informed by the user research project we ran last year, where we asked for suggestions and feedback from you, the Cochrane Crowd community. We were touched by all the…
    March 16 2020
  • Cochrane India
    Cochrane’s work in India has been capably led for many years by the Cochrane South Asia Centre, based at the Prof Bhoosham V Moses Centre for Evidence- Informed Healthcare and Health Policy at Christian Medical College, Vellore. Following the closure of Cochrane South Asia in 2019, we have an opportunity to launch a new chapter in Cochrane’s…
    March 11 2020
  • Dr. Thanitsara Rittiphairoj; 2019 Anne Anderson Award Prize money recipient
    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 winner then designates the cash award to assist a woman from a low-resource setting with her Cochrane activities. Here we speak to the recipient of the cash award…
    March 10 2020
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