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  • Due to widespread violence and civil unrest in Santiago, Chile, this year’s Cochrane’s Colloquium was cancelled on Sunday 20 October 2019.  Our annual event would have featured a four-day wide-reaching scientific programme entitled ‘Embracing Diversity’ as well as a Gala Dinner open to all delegates on Thursday 24th October. Due to the cancellation, we are delighted to announce that all the pre-ordered food including catering provisions for a three-course Gala dinner has been donated to a local charity in S
    Due to widespread violence and civil unrest in Santiago, Chile, this year’s Cochrane’s Colloquium was cancelled on Sunday 20 October 2019. Our annual event would have featured a four-day wide-reaching scientific programme entitled ‘Embracing Diversity’ as well as a Gala Dinner open to all delegates on Thursday 24th October. Due to the…
    October 31 2019
  • Janice Bowie; 2018 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 the winner of the 2018 cash award reports back…
    October 30 2019
  • Nicole Skoetz
    William (Bill) Silverman (1924-2004) was one of the founders of American neonatal medicine. He was honoured repeatedly as one of the pioneers in his specialty; however, he often evoked somewhat contradictory responses amongst his colleagues because he was in the habit of raising troubling questions about the scientific basis and ethics of his and…
    October 29 2019
  • Share your virtual #CochraneSantiago posters and presentations
    Dear Cochrane community, Last week the unprecedented situation of civil unrest across Santiago led to the cancellation of the physical gathering of Cochrane's annual Colloquium. Whilst it has caused huge disappointment and inconvenience for hundreds of Colloquium delegates, we have been impressed by the generosity and perseverance to make the…
    October 28 2019
  • Colloquium Registration Refunds
    Dear delegates, A system has been put in place to process refunds for registration fees for the Cochrane Colloquium that was cancelled on Sunday 20 October due to widespread violence and civil unrest in in Santiago, Chile. Login to your account, and click "Request refund" (the first link on the left side of the page once you have logged in).…
    October 28 2019
  • Chris Silagy Prize
      "This award means so much to me. I never had the pleasure of meeting Chris Silagy but over the years have heard just how insightful, creative and above all collaborative he was. I have been so fortunate to work with many inspiring and dedicated colleagues, not least my wonderful nominators whom I thank so much for this, as well as the Cochrane…
    October 28 2019
  • Introducing Cochrane’s Dissemination Checklist and Guidance
    Watch our webinar on how to improve your dissemination products and share Cochrane evidence more effectively Knowledge Translation (KT) in Cochrane is delighted to announce the launch of its Dissemination Checklist - a new resource that can improve the quality, consistency and translatability of dissemination products that present findings of a…
    October 25 2019
  • Cochrane’s Governing Board’s Meeting, Santiago
    Dear Community colleagues and members, Despite the cancellation of this year’s Colloquium, Cochrane’s Governing Board was able to meet in Santiago, Chile, as planned. At the end of the meeting, we extended our grateful thanks to Gabriel Rada and the Local Organizing Team at Cochrane Chile for their outstanding work in preparing for the 2019…
    October 23 2019
  • Anne Anderson 2019 Prize Recipient
    Congratulations to Tianjing Li, Winner of 2019 Anne Anderson Prize 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 Anne Anderson Award is one of severally prizes awarded annually. Who was Anne Anderson? Anne…
    October 23 2019
  • Cochrane Colloquium
    At the close of its meeting today, Cochrane’s Governing Board extended its grateful thanks to Gabriel Rada, the Local Organizing Team at Cochrane Chile, Cochrane Iberoamerica, and support from Cochrane’s Central Executive Team for their outstanding work in preparing for the 2019 Santiago Colloquium. The Board and Senior Management Team share…
    October 22 2019
  • A message of thanks from Dr. Gabriel Rada and the Local Organizing Committee
    An unprecedented situation of civil unrest across Santiago has led to the cancellation of Cochrane's annual flagship event, this year’s 26th Colloquium. Chair of the Local Organizing Committee and Co-Director of Cochrane Chile, Gabriel Rada, expresses his thanks for everyone’s support this week.       Dear friends, At this very instant, as…
    October 22 2019
  • Please read for important information to those in transit or already in Santiago.
    *******Cochrane Santiago Colloquium cancelled - Latest Update: Friday 25 - 15:00 There is 11pm to 4am curfew this evening in Santiago Update: Thursday 24 - 15:00 - 20:00 There is a 10pm to 5am curfew this evening in Santiago Delegates returning home have reported that many shops and restaurants at the airport are open. Update: Wednesday 23 -…
    October 21 2019
  • Annual General Meeting postponed
    The Annual General Meeting has been postponed due to the cancellation of the Colloquium. It will be re-scheduled within the coming weeks. More details will follow. In case of questions, please contact Lucie Binder, Senior Advisor (Governance & Management) lbinder@cochrane.org
    October 21 2019
  • In Memoriam Dr. Arne Ohlsson
    With great sadness, we share the news of Dr. Arne Ohlsson's passing last week. He was a colleague and friend to many at Cochrane Neonatal, and a kind and nurturing editor, author, physician, and teacher. Arne was the director of Cochrane Canada from 1998 to 2005, a Cochrane Neonatal senior editor, and an author on countless Cochrane reviews. In a…
    October 17 2019
  • Join Cochrane Crowd for The Chile Challenge 2019!
    Cochrane Crowd are running a citation screening challenge to coincide with the 2019 Cochrane Colloquium, and everyone is welcome to join in to help reach our goal of 20,000 classifications in 48 hours! When is it running? Start: Tuesday 22nd October at 13:00 Chile time (GMT-3) Finish: Thursday 24th October 13:00 Chile time (GMT-3) How much time…
    October 16 2019
  • Update: Cochrane’s publishing partner from January 2021
    In May 2019 Cochrane, producer of the Cochrane Library, the world’s pre-eminent collection of high quality evidence to inform healthcare decisions, launched a competitive tender to establish its future publishing partner from 2021 for the following decade. The tender attracted a wide response, and over the last few months Cochrane has been…
    October 16 2019
  • Practical details for the Colloquium
    We are looking forward to seeing you at the Colloquium in a few days! Here is some practical information to make your arrival easier. If you are registered for the Colloquium, you should have received the Colloquium Joining Instructions email last week, and another copy is coming. For information about transportation from the airport, transport…
    October 16 2019
  • How to survive a Cochrane Colloquium
    Muriah Umoquit is Communications and Analytics Officer with Cochrane’s Knowledge Translations team. She has attended and presented at many academic conferences before, with Vienna 2015 being her first Colloquium. Is the Cochrane Colloquium your first big conference? Perhaps you’re excited and a bit nervous, maybe not sure exactly what to expect…
    October 15 2019
  • Cochrane Governing Board agenda is available
    The agenda and open access papers for the Cochrane Governing Board meeting to be held at the Cochrane Colloquium in Santiago, Chile on 19-21 October 2019 is 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…
    October 12 2019
  • Keep up-to-date with Living Systematic Reviews
    Just in time for the 2019 Cochrane Colloquium, the living systematic review (LSR) support team has revised the guidance for Cochrane living systematic reviews, following evaluation of Cochrane pilot LSRs and wide consultation across the Living Evidence Network. If you’re coming to Santiago, join us at our oral presentation and workshop to find out…
    October 9 2019
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