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
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
Every year Cochrane awards members of its Community with a range of prizes that highlight high-quality methodological research, supporting health decision-making in developing countries, and contributors who have made a significant contribution to the organization.
The winners of the 2022 prize will be announced at Cochrane's Annual General…
10 August 2022
Cochrane, the global, independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers and people who are interested in evidence-informed healthcare is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Gavin Adams as their first Director of Development.
Gavin will join Cochrane – which recently welcomed Catherine Spencer as new Chief Executive – in…
9 August 2022
Since the start of the year, the Governing Board and Council have each been holding monthly meetings by videoconference. These alternate between meetings with formal agendas; and ‘agenda-less’ meetings, which provide space for more informal, free-flowing discussions that can be difficult to create in virtual meetings. This month, the Board held a…
25 July 2022
Catherine joins Cochrane from The Seafarers’ Charity where she held the position of CEO.
Governing Board Co-Chairs, Tracey Howe and Catherine Marshall said: "We are delighted to welcome Catherine to Cochrane. Catherine is a proven Chief Executive with an exceptional record leading non-profit organisations. She brings expertise in strategic…
12 July 2022
It is with great sadness that we share the news that our friend and colleague Gail Higgins recently passed away. Gail was the Senior Information Specialist for the Cochrane Kidney and Transplant Group in Sydney, Australia.
Gail was an active member of Cochrane, and she shared her knowledge and quick wit with many of us. Prior to joining the…
11 July 2022
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16 June 2022
Cochrane Group members are spending between 3 hours to just 15 minutes a week on social media activities. How can you make the most out of that time for maximum impact? In this blog Roses Parker, Research Fellow, and Muriah Umoquit, Communications and Engagement Officer, share communication tips that are easy to implement and take minimal time…
3 June 2022
Candidates with experience in digital product development, business development, or publishing are encouraged to apply
Cochrane is a diverse, global organization committed to informing healthcare decisions with the best available evidence from research. Organizationally, we are an international network of autonomously funded groups and a…
31 May 2022
Candidates with experience in accounting and financial management are encouraged to apply
Cochrane is a diverse, global organization committed to informing healthcare decisions with the best available evidence from research. Organizationally, we are an international network of autonomously funded groups and a registered charity in the United…
31 May 2022
Since the start of the year, the Governing Board and Council have each been holding monthly meetings by videoconference. These alternate between meetings with formal agendas; and ‘agenda-less’ meetings, which provide space for more informal, free-flowing discussions that can be difficult to create in virtual meetings. This month, both the Board…
26 May 2022
Cochrane defines knowledge translation (KT) as the process of supporting the use of health evidence from our high quality, trusted Cochrane Reviews by those who need it to make health decisions. Cochrane Hong Kong has recently launched the Knowledge Translation Awards to foster University student talent in translation and in creative dissemination…
16 May 2022
We are calling for feedback to help prioritise features or challenges that are most important to you when it comes to the format of Cochrane Reviews. Please complete the survey to give us your ideas!
In February 2022, the Cochrane Governing Board approved a new model for producing Cochrane evidence syntheses, following an extensive community…
16 May 2022
The agenda for the Cochrane Council meeting to be held by videoconference on 16 May are now available to view online. The supporting papers can be viewed here
The Council aims to ensure that Cochrane Groups retain an effective voice in Cochrane’s leadership and strategic decision-making. The purpose of the Council is to provide:
A forum for…
12 May 2022