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  • 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. Who was Anne Anderson? Anne Anderson was a contributor to the stream of thinking and effort that gave birth to evidence-based health care. A clinically qualified…
    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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    Dear Cochrane Community members and friends, We would like to thank everyone who joined us for our first virtual community event this year earlier this week: Cochrane in 2021: an opportunity to reunite with colleagues.  We hope that you found the online experience with smaller group conversations as well as updates on Cochrane’s 2021…
    March 25 2021
  • Professor Asbjørn Hróbjartsson appointed as Head of Cochrane Denmark
    Professor Asbjørn Hróbjartsson is the new Head of Cochrane Denmark, formerly called the Nordic Cochrane Centre. He is a Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine and Clinical Research Methodology at the University of Southern Denmark, and Head of the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine Odense (CEBMO). Asbjørn comes with extensive experience as a…
    March 24 2021
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    Cochrane is pleased to announce the launch of a new pilot project that will investigate changing Cochrane’s review production processes. Over the coming 18 months, the project will: assess an independent editorial process using the Centralized Editorial Service for Cochrane; test the separation of responsibilities for developmental (authoring…
    March 23 2021
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    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…
    March 23 2021
  • An image of Karla Soares-Weiser, who 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 18 2021
  • A drawing of a woman at a computer with question and thought bubbles around her
    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…
    March 11 2021
  • Image of Catherine Marshall, a white woman with red hair and blue glasses, who 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 11 2021
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    Being global and diverse has always been an important part of Cochrane. Our Principles highlight the importance of diversity and inclusion within the organization through the objectives Enabling Wide Participation Promoting Access and Striving for Relevance. These principles were also picked up in Cochrane’s Strategy to 2020 with a stated…
    February 18 2021
  • A woman looks at her computer with headphones in while she takes notes
    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…
    February 12 2021
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