Implementation of Cochrane’s new editorial management system, Editorial Manager, has progressed well throughout the second semester of 2021. Nearly all Cochrane Review Groups (CRGs) have begun using the system across the CRG Network sites, as well as the Central Editorial Service. Editorial teams will soon be able to complete the entire editorial…
November 1 2021
Thanks to everyone who joined us for Cochrane's 2021 Annual General Meeting, a hybrid meeting with most of the 250+ attendees joining virtually, though some met in person at Cochrane's London office.
All resolutions proposed at the meeting passed, and a record of the votes can be found here.
A recording of the meeting is available below. …
October 29 2021
The Cochrane Live event has been postponed until spring 2022. Please contact Cochrane Sweden for more information.
October 20 2021
Every year Cochrane recognizes members of its international Community with a range of Awards that highlight high-quality methodological research through to supporting health decision-making in developing countries, and those who have made a significant contribution to the organization.
The winners of the 2021's Cochrane Awards will be announced…
October 20 2021
Each month, Cochrane's Editor in Chief hosts an interactive webinar for the Cochrane Community. 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 around the world. These…
October 15 2021
Deadline extended--please test our template and provide feedback by the end of 2021!
Making Cochrane evidence accessible and usable is a key aim of delivering Cochrane’s organizational mission, so communicating Cochrane evidence in plain language is becoming ever more important. It is also part of Cochrane’s mission to ensure that our evidence is…
October 15 2021
Cochrane wants to welcome people, no matter who they are or where they live. The more varied perspectives we have, the better we can provide evidence to help inform health and healthcare decisions.
We have contributors, supporters and members from all over the world, but we know very little about our community and what is important to you. This…
October 15 2021
A round-up of upcoming Cochrane events and conferences
For workshops and courses, please see the Training site listing.
To have your non-training event listed here or to let us know about a conference you are attending, please email Richard Devany at email@example.com
Early Career Professionals - Upcoming activities
If you are interested…
October 14 2021
Cochrane is delighted to announce the launch of Cochrane Evidence Essentials modules in Russian
Cochrane Evidence Essentials is an introduction to evidence-based medicine (EBM), clinical trials and Cochrane evidence. It was originally designed for healthcare consumers (patients, care givers, family members), policy makers, and members of the…
October 12 2021
Following a call for agenda items three weeks prior to the meeting, the agenda and papers for the Cochrane Council meeting to be held by videoconference on October 6 are now available to view online.
The Council aims to ensure that Cochrane Groups retain an effective voice in Cochrane’s leadership and strategic decision-making. The purpose of the…
October 5 2021
Each month, Cochrane's Editor in Chief 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 around the world.…
September 28 2021
Cochrane has launched the Future Cochrane website which outlines how Cochrane might reimagine the way it produces evidence synthesis in the future. There are different options we could pursue; the Future Cochrane website presents one potential model for our community to consider. The site lays the model out graphically, with additional information…
September 28 2021
Dear Cochrane Members,
Thank you for voting in the recent Cochrane Council elections!
Agustín Ciapponi has been re-elected for an additional three-year term as an Author representative on the Cochrane Council. Agustín is an author on over 20 Cochrane Reviews and is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He will continue his work alongside fellow…
September 23 2021
The Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care (PaPaS) Review Group was awarded a Cochrane Network Innovation Fund to produce expert guidance on how to manage pain as an outcome in systematic reviews of postoperative care. Co-ordinating Editor Dr Neil O’Connell and Managing Editor Anna Erskine from the PaPaS Group are pleased to present the…
September 20 2021
The Join the Conversation webinars on September 9, hosted by the Co-Chairs of Cochrane’s Governing Board, Tracey Howe and Catherine Marshall, included a presentation from Cochrane’s Interim Chief Executive Officer Judith Brodie about our Strategy for Change, which lays out the strategic direction Cochrane is taking going forward. Cochrane’s Editor…
September 14 2021
Dear colleagues, members, supporters, and friends,
It is with considerable regret that Cochrane’s Governing Board announces the cancellation of Cochrane Colloquium Toronto which had been rescheduled for 11-14th September, 2022.
The Governing Board recently reviewed an options paper exploring a range of proposals for holding the planned…
September 13 2021
There’s a lot going on at Cochrane, and we have made some updates to our communications channels. Make sure you’re subscribed to stay on top of all we have going on!
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September 2 2021
The Cochrane Council welcomes Jack Nunn, who was recently appointed to the Cochrane Consumer Network Executive and is now the Council member representing Cochrane Consumers.
Jack is the founder and Director of the not-for-profit education organisation ‘Science for All’, working to involve people in doing research by building partnerships between…
August 31 2021
Cochrane's Methods Support Unit will lead a special web clinic on 11 November 2021 focussing on the practicalities of implementation faced by staff and editors and how issues relating to complexity, non-randomised studies of interventions and synthesis without meta-analysis can be tackled in different topic areas. The sessions will be run at…
August 25 2021
The Governing Board voted unanimously to re-appoint Catherine Marshall for a second term as Co-Chair from September 2021 until September 2023. Catherine will continue to work alongside fellow Co-Chair, Tracey Howe.
The Governing Board is responsible for setting Cochrane's strategic direction and overseeing the work of the Chief Executive…
August 24 2021