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  • Farewell Message from David Tovey
    This Friday (31st May, 2019) will mark my final day as your Editor in Chief. I want to express my gratitude to you all for your forbearance, support, challenge and friendship over these past 10 years. Believe me when I say that having the privilege of serving you all has been the highlight of my working life. Life has never been easy, but I have…
    May 30 2019
  • Inaugural Editor in Chief of Cochrane Clinical Answers announced
    We are delighted to announce that Dr Christopher Bunt, MD, FAAFP has been appointed as the inaugural Editor in Chief of Cochrane Clinical Answers (CCAs), reporting to Karla Soares-Weiser, Editor in Chief of Cochrane. Chris has been a practicing Family Medicine physician in the US since 2004 and has recently added Medical Acupuncture to his…
    May 24 2019
  • Join the Rapid, Rapid, Rapid study and help answer an important methodological question!
    The Cochrane Rapid Review Methods Group is leading an important piece of methodological research and need your help. Does it make a difference whether abstracts are screened by one or two people to find relevant studies for a systematic review? How many relevant studies will be missed when abstracts are reviewed by only one person? Can the…
    May 23 2019
  • Dr Matthew Page on winning the 2018 Bill Silverman Prize
    Bill Silverman Prize The Bill Silverman Prize is offered annually and explicitly acknowledges Cochrane's value of criticism, with a view to helping to improve its work, and thus achieve its aim of helping people make well-informed decisions about health care by providing the best possible evidence on the effects of healthcare interventions. The …
    May 20 2019
  • Director Matteo Bruschettini speaking at the Occupational Medicine Conference in Linköping, Sweden about the Cochrane collaboration
    Cochrane Sweden is celebrating their 2nd anniversary. The Centre was established on the 16th May 2017 and is located in the city of Lund. It is affiliated with the Department of Research & Development / Section for HTA Analysis, Skåne University Hospital, in collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine at Lund University and with the Nordic…
    May 15 2019
  • Matt Westmore, NIHR lead for this work and Operations Director at NIHR’s Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre
    The UK National Institute for Health Research receive the first Cochrane-REWARD prize in 2017 for its Adding Value in Research programme, which promoted a range of activities tackling waste at every stage of research. We asked Matt Westmore, NIHR lead for this work and Operations Director at NIHR’s Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating…
    May 15 2019
  • Embracing Diversity at Cochrane Santiago Colloquium 2019
    Cochrane Chile is delighted to be hosting the upcoming 2019 Colloquium. It will be 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 decision-making at all levels. The Colloquium will take place from 22-25 October 2019 at CasaPiedra in the vibrant…
    May 10 2019
  • Conflict of Interest Revision Project – Progress Report, May 2019
    Cochrane is revising our current commercial sponsorship policy and also developing a non-financial or academic conflict of interest policy. Read about the progress to date, emerging themes and questions, and the next steps.   Background The transparent and effective management of conflict of interest is at the heart of Cochrane’s reputation…
    May 10 2019
  • The deadline for applying is Monday 10 June 2019 and winners will be notified in July  Find out whether you are eligible and how to apply
    A number of stipends and bursaries are available to help consumers and other attendees based in developing countries to attend Cochrane Colloquium Santiago 2019. Stipends and bursaries represent funding you can apply for if you are eligible that is intended to help cover registration and other expenses associated with attending the 2019…
    May 9 2019
  • The Risk of Bias 2 Strategic Session at the mid-year Cochrane Governance Meeting
    Following the development of the Risk of Bias 2 (RoB 2) tool, Cochrane will be rolling it out on new reviews in 2020. Here, Ella Flemyng, Methods Implementation Coordinator at Cochrane, highlights feedback from the Cochrane community on its implementation during the ‘Risk of Bias 2 Strategic Session’ at the mid-year Cochrane Governance Meetings…
    May 8 2019
  • 2019 New Appointed Consumer Executive's
    Since 1995, Cochrane’s Consumer Network Executive has provided governance and leadership for the international community of consumers (patients, care-givers, family members and others) who volunteer to help produce and spread Cochrane evidence (1556 and growing, in April 2019). The Executive also represents the consumer voice in other areas of…
    May 8 2019
  • Request your meeting now
    Submit your meeting request here (login required) The purpose of Colloquium meetings is to give sufficient time for the Cochrane community and others to hold business meetings during the Colloquium. Priority will be given to internal Cochrane priority projects, executives and groups. There are several dedicated meeting slots in the programme. …
    May 7 2019
  • Confessions of a rookie consumer peer reviewer
    Cochrane Common Mental Disorders recently asked Karen Morley if she would give consumer peer review a go. In this blog, first published here,  Karen provides an insightful and honest reflection of how she found the experience and notes important challenges that Cochrane and Cochrane groups can improve on.   Would I, as a new consumer volunteer…
    May 6 2019
  • How to check your Cochrane membership status
    Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in improving health and healthcare globally. We believe that by putting trusted evidence at the heart of health decisions we can achieve a world of improved health for all. If you share our vision, join our global community today and support Cochrane’s work. Cochrane’s 13,000…
    May 5 2019
  • Cochrane 2019 Governance Meetings
    Following the news of Karla Soares-Weiser’s appointment as the new Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library, which was the Governing Board’s principal focus at the Governance Meetings in Krakow earlier this month, the Board is pleased to report on its other main items of business: 1. The Board spent a valuable and important day exploring all of…
    May 3 2019
  • Cochrane’s status as NGO in official relations with WHO renewed
    Cochrane’s status as a non-governmental organization (NGO) in official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO) was renewed at WHO’s Executive Board meeting in January 2019. Cochrane’s official relation status gives us the right to appoint a representative to participate, without vote, in WHO’s meetings – including at the World Health…
    May 2 2019
  • CRG Networks Strategic Session
    Cochrane 2019 Governance Meetings, Krakow, Poland Tuesday 2 April 26, 2019Cochrane Review Group (CRG) Networks strategic session This interactive session was planned to present the strategic developments of CRG Networks and to support wider engagement with the Cochrane community by providing a place for transparent discussion between groups in…
    April 26 2019
  • March for Science: resources for getting involved
    The March for Science is organising an international Day of Action on Saturday 4 May, 2019.   Over the last two years, the global March for Science movement has organized 1,000 events and mobilized millions of people to support science and justice. This year, the March for Science will highlight the need for science-based climate action and…
    April 25 2019
  • Round-Up of the Cochrane 2019 Governance Meetings
    The Governance Meetings provide the main annual opportunity for Cochrane’s senior leaders and Group managers to come together to learn about and discuss organizational priorities, challenges and opportunities. Each year they are hosted by a different Cochrane Group. The 2019 Cochrane Governance Meetings were hosted by Cochrane Poland in Krakow on…
    April 17 2019
  • Announcing the Cochrane Abdomen & Endocrine Network
    The new name for Cochrane Long-term Conditions & Ageing Network Following consultations with all Cochrane Reviews Groups (CRGs) within the network, the Cochrane Long-term Conditions and Ageing Network are pleased to announce that they have changed their name to the Cochrane Abdomen and Endocrine Network. Initial discussions about the name…
    April 17 2019
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