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  • COCHRANE MENTORING FOR PEOPLE WHOSE FIRST LANGUAGE IS NOT ENGLISH - SURVEY
    We are delighted to launch the Cochrane Mentoring Activities Survey for people whose first language is not English (FLNE)! This is intended to Centres, CRGs and Trainer’s network. We are very keen to know how Cochrane members mentor FLNE authors; this information will serve as a basis for discussion at a Special Session at the 2019 Cochrane…
    June 25 2019
  • Video: Cochrane Acute and Emergency Care Network
    Cochrane has created eight new Networks of Cochrane Review Groups responsible for the efficient and timely production of high-quality systematic reviews that address the research questions that are most important to decision makers. In this short film we focus on the Cochrane Acute and Emergency Care Network. This film introduces the team,…
    June 25 2019
  • Discounts announced for Latin American Colloquium registrants
    Special discounts available for group registrations and participants from some Latin American countries The Cochrane Colloquium is Cochrane’s flagship annual event that is a great opportunity to meet and network with Cochrane contributors and users globally and to learn more about the wide usage of Cochrane evidence in health decision-…
    June 21 2019
  • Using Clinical Study Reports as a data source for Cochrane Reviews: consultation meeting report and next steps
    Following a consultation meeting on using clinical study reports in Cochrane Reviews, held on 16 May 2019, Ella Flemyng, Methods Implementation Coordinator at Cochrane, shares details and the minutes from the meeting, as well as highlight plans for taking the project forward in Cochrane.    A recent Cochrane Methods Innovation Funded (MIF)…
    June 21 2019
  • 2018 Journal Impact Factor for Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews is 7.755
    The 2018 Journal Citation Report  has just been released by Clarivate Analytics, and we are delighted to announce that Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) Journal Impact Factor is now 7.755. This is an increase on the 2017 Journal Impact Factor, which was 6.754.This means that, in 2018, a Cochrane Review was cited on average, once every…
    June 20 2019
  • Elections to the Cochrane Council: Stefano Negrini
    Dear Cochrane Members, The Cochrane Council aims to ensure that Cochrane Groups retain an effective voice in Cochrane’s leadership and strategic decision-making. We are delighted to announce that Stefano Negrini has been elected as a Field representative on the Cochrane Council alongside Craig Lockwood, who is also the Council Co-Chair. Stefano…
    June 19 2019
  • Video: Cochrane Public Health and Health Systems
    Cochrane has created eight new Networks of Cochrane Review Groups  responsible for the efficient and timely production of high-quality systematic reviews that address the research questions that are most important to decision makers. In this short film we focus on the Cochrane Public Health and Health Systems Network. This film introduces the…
    June 18 2019
  • Evaluation of Cochrane Interactive Learning
    Cochrane’s Membership, Learning and Support Services (MLSS) are evaluating our suite of online learning modules on conducting an intervention review, Cochrane Interactive Learning. We are keen to learn about your experience of using the modules; whether that is as an Author learner yourself, by way of support that you provide others as an Editor…
    June 17 2019
  • Cochrane Colloquium
    Cochrane is proud announce final scientific programme for the Santiago Colloquium, October 22-25, 2019. The Cochrane Colloquium, Cochrane’s flagship annual event, will highlight this year’s theme of ‘Embracing Diversity’.Cochrane Chile is proud to announce that the 2019 Cochrane Colloquium scientific program is finalized! This year’s…
    June 14 2019
  • Cochrane Priority Reviews List: June 2019 Update
    The Cochrane Priority Reviews List is a ‘living’ record of Cochrane’s attempt to identify reviews that are of greatest importance to our stakeholders and are likely to impact significantly on health outcomes worldwide. The list is updated in real time as reviews are published and new titles added. Some of the titles on the list are open to new…
    June 14 2019
  • CRG Networks Innovation Fund 2019
    The CRG Networks Innovation Fund was launched earlier this year and here Tarang Sharma, Editorial Officer for the CRG transformation highlights its aims, the process and the successful applications. The Cochrane Review Group (CRG) Networks have published their strategic plans, which identifies their individual priorities and goals to guide their…
    June 11 2019
  • Cochrane’s Neurological Sciences Field launches 2019 Summer School for young physicians and trainees interested in cerebrovascular diseases
    Together with support from the Umbria Region Health Authority, Perugia, Italy, Cochrane’s Neurological Sciences Field is organizing a four-day Summer School 10-13 September 2019. The residential course targeted to young physicians and trainees interested in cerebrovascular diseases, aims to present, discuss and appraise key methodological issues…
    June 10 2019
  • Introducing the Cochrane Mental Health and Neuroscience Network.
    In this short film, created at the 2019 Cochrane Governance Meetings, we introduce the Cochrane Mental Health and Neuroscience Network. Cochrane has created eight new Networks of Cochrane Review Groups  responsible for the efficient and timely production of high-quality systematic reviews that address the research questions that are most…
    June 10 2019
  • Stephana Cherak
    Welcome to our new TaskExchange Champs series, where we showcase the great people using TaskExchange and how they’re making the most of the platform. This month our TaskExchange Community Engagement and Partnerships Manager Emily, chatted to PhD student and TaskExchange helper Stephana. Name: Stephana Cherak (on twitter @sjcherak)Age:…
    June 7 2019
  • Nominations are now open for Co-Chair of the Cochrane Governing Board
    Nominations are now open for Co-Chair of the Cochrane Governing Board – we welcome you to apply! The deadline for receiving nominations is the end of the day on Sunday 30 June in any time zone. The Board has two Co-Chairs, to share workload, utilize complementary skills and experience, and permit continuity through the Co-Chairs stepping down at…
    June 6 2019
  • Marguerite Koster and Martin Burton
    Martin Burton has been re-appointed as Co-Chair of the Governing Board for another year, until 31 August 2020. Marguerite Koster will be stepping down as Co-Chair on 31 August 2019 due to increased commitments in her job at Kaiser Permanente, in California. However, she will remain a member of the Board. To replace Marguerite from 1 September…
    June 6 2019
  • Cochrane January-March 2019: Q1 Dashboard
    Cochrane exists so that healthcare decisions get better.’ That is the first sentence of our Strategy to 2020 that aims to put Cochrane evidence at the heart of health decision-making all over the world. Here’s a look back at some key highlights of our work in the first quarter of 2019, from January to March. Cochrane began preparations for its…
    June 5 2019
  • Blogshots: challenges, changes and some new guidance
    New guidance to making Cochrane blogshots is now available, comprising a quick checklist and a detailed document with examples. Cochrane UK Knowledge Broker, Sarah Chapman, who has helped produce the document, explains how this has come about. At Cochrane UK, we first experimented with blogshots four years ago and have been making and sharing…
    June 4 2019
  • 2019 Cochrane Author Experience Survey
    We are excited to launch the 2019 Cochrane Author Experience Survey! If you are an author of a published Cochrane Review then please complete this important survey. Cochrane aspires to have an excellent author experience made up of efficient editorial processes, high quality learning and leading technology. We have invested significantly in all…
    June 3 2019
  • Stipends deadline for Cochrane Colloquium Santiago 2019
    Stipend applications closing Monday 10 June A number of stipends and bursaries are available to help consumers and other attendees based in developing countries to attend Cochrane Colloquium Santiago 2019. The stipends (funding you can apply for, if eligible) are to help cover registration, travel, accommodation, and other expenses associated…
    June 3 2019
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