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    Cochrane has published one of its first prognostic model reviews, via the EMD Editorial Service. Prognostic model reviews combine multiple factors to produce a model to estimate the risk of future outcomes in individuals with a particular disease or health condition. A useful model provides accurate predictions to support decision making by…
    August 12 2020
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    Cochrane is in the final year of its multi-year strategic plan, Strategy to 2020.  Strategy to 2020 has set in motion transformational change in the way Cochrane works at all levels of the organization with the aim of giving us the best chance to achieve our mission.  Watch the video below to see how Strategy to 2020 was developed and change it…
    August 11 2020
  • Cochrane Governing Board
    REMINDER - The deadline for your nomination is Friday 31 July 2020. Dear Cochrane Members, Cochrane is seeking to fill two places on the Governing Board that will become vacant shortly and you are invited to stand for election. One place has specifically been designated for an individual from a Lower- and-Middle-Income Country or Territory.…
    July 23 2020
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    Working out whether Cochrane’s work is making a difference in the world is not easy! It’s a problem that the 14 volunteers from across the Cochrane community who make up the Cochrane Working Group on KT Evaluation Support have been thinking about a lot as part of a larger KT evaluation project.  The members of the Working Group have lots of ideas…
    July 9 2020
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    Cochrane is proud to recognize participants and collaborators from its global community who have been part of its first Knowledge Translation virtual mentoring programme.  Twelve pairs of mentors and mentees took part in the pilot, coordinated by Cochrane’s Knowledge Translation (KT) Department, between September 2019 and March 2020,  with the…
    July 6 2020
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    Cochrane’s Editorial Board, which is tasked with supporting the Editor in Chief and overseeing the review production process of Cochrane Reviews, has had recent changes in membership. Tammy Clifford and Jimmy Volmink have stepped down from the Editorial Board, and Cochrane is grateful for their contribution over the past two years. Three new…
    June 23 2020
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    Cochrane is delighted to announce the signing of a new contract with John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. to publish the Cochrane Library for the next 10 years from January 2021. The agreement guarantees major investment into future development of the Library to sustain Cochrane as the world’s pre-eminent collection of high-quality evidence to inform…
    June 23 2020
  • Identifying stakeholders for the Cochrane Cancer Network
    Eve Tomlinson, NIHR Network Support Fellow for the Cochrane Cancer Network presents the work completed across the cancer network to complete an exercise in stakeholder mapping. The Cochrane Cancer Network supports the work of six Cochrane Review Groups (CRGs): Breast Cancer, Childhood Cancer, Gynaecological, Neuro-oncology and Orphan Cancers,…
    June 22 2020
  • Welcome to GES Prague 2021
    Following the success of the inaugural Global Evidence Summit in Cape Town in 2017, we are delighted to welcome you on behalf of the Czech National Centre for Evidence-Based Healthcare and Knowledge Translation and Masaryk University, to the 2021 Global Evidence Summit in Prague. We hope you will join us from 5-8 October 2021 at the O2 universum…
    June 18 2020
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    A Message from the Governing Board Co-chairs, Chief Executive Officer and Editor in Chief We are delighted to publish Cochrane’s 2019 Annual Review, entitled: ‘Embracing Diversity’. As we celebrate 12 months of achievements and reflect on the global expansion and increasing impact of Cochrane’s work, and the growing diversity of our organization…
    June 17 2020
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    Cochrane has introduced a new Research Integrity team in the Editorial & Methods Department. The team comprises four members and represents a significantly increased investment in promoting Research Integrity in Cochrane. The Research Integrity Editor, Stephanie Boughton The Senior Research Integrity Editor, Lisa Bero The EMD Senior…
    June 15 2020
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    Cochrane is beginning a 12-month project to standardize and simplify its Plain Language Summaries Plain Language Summaries (PLSs) are the key dissemination product for each Cochrane Review. They are freely available on Cochrane.org and on the Cochrane Library, and often are the first point of contact health decision-makers have with Cochrane and…
    May 18 2020
  • Using the power of networking to improve the quality of search strategies in Cochrane reviews
    Anne Littlewood (Cochrane Information Specialists’ Executive), Robin Featherstone (Information Specialist, Cochrane Editorial and Methods Department) The purpose of the Cochrane Information Specialists’ Executive (CIS Exec) is to provide advice on policy and issues related to the role of the Cochrane Information Specialist. To that end, the CIS…
    May 18 2020
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    Sign up to help with tasks related to Cochrane COVID-19 work by filling out this survey Many members of the Cochrane community have reached out wishing to engage in our efforts to respond to the global pandemic. For groups wishing to undertake COVID-related reviews, please see these frequently asked questions for guidance about the process.…
    May 15 2020
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    The Governing Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Tracey Howe as Co-Chair and Karen Kelly as a new member Governing Board Co-Chair: Tracey Howe Cochrane’s Governing Board has appointed Professor Tracey Howe as its new Co-Chair from 1st September 2020.  She will work alongside fellow Co-Chair Catherine Marshall, and replace Martin…
    May 14 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
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