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  • Cochrane’s annual Colloquium in Chile hosts some of the world’s most influential health researchers
    Cochrane’s annual Colloquium in Chile hosts some of the world’s most influential health researchers Scientists, academics, opinion leaders, clinicians, and patients join together to promote evidence-informed decision-making in Santiago, October 2019. Lea esta Nota de Prensa en Español Cochrane Chile is hosting Cochrane’s Colloquium at…
    April 17 2019
  • ppointment of a new Editor in Chief for the Cochrane Library
    The Governing Board is delighted to announce that, with effect from 1 June 2019, Dr. Karla Soares-Weiser will become the new Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library. Karla will replace current Editor in Chief Dr. David Tovey, who is stepping down from the role at the end of May following ten years of distinguished service. Karla Soares-Weiser…
    April 15 2019
  • This year’s theme is ‘Embracing diversity
    The 26th Cochrane Colloquium, Santiago 2019 abstracts deadline has been extended. This year’s theme is ‘Embracing diversity’, recognizing Cochrane as a truly global independent community, addressing relevant health questions from international stakeholders using a range of diverse methods. We ask that abstract submissions consider the relevance…
    April 11 2019
  • WHO-Cochrane training
    ‘Cochrane at the WHO' is a blog series that highlights the partnership between Cochrane and the World Health Organization. If you would like to share a story about how your Cochrane Group is working with WHO, please contact Emma Thompson, Advocacy and Partnership Officer. In this blog post Professor Liliya Eugenevna Ziganshina, Director of…
    April 11 2019
  • Changes to the Cochrane Council - April 2019
    Changes to the Cochrane Council The Cochrane Council aims to ensure that Cochrane Groups retain an effective voice in Cochrane’s leadership and strategic decision-making. Fergus Macbeth, Co-Chair of Cochrane Council, has stepped down from his position after two years of service on the Council; Fergus will continue his work as Co-ordinating Editor…
    April 9 2019
  • How to make systematic reviews reproducible?
    World Journal of Meta-Analysis invited Farhad Shokraneh, the information specialist of Cochrane Schizophrenia Group, to summarise seven strategies to enhance the reproducibility of systematic reviews. It is an open access paper and you can read it here: 'Reproducibility and replicability of systematic reviews'
    April 8 2019
  • Cochrane-REWARD Interview with Hans Lund, Chair of EVBRES
    Many members of the Cochrane community have been engaged in the Evidence-Based Research Network (EBRNetwork) and will be participating in EVBRES (Evidence Based RESearch). In this interview, as part of our REWARD series, chair of EVBRES Hans Lund gives an overview of what this new initiative sets out to achieve in promoting evidence-based research…
    April 4 2019
  • Cochrane is on Instagram!
    Our Strategy to 2020 aims to make Cochrane the ‘home of evidence’ to inform health decision making, build greater recognition of our work, and become the leading advocate for evidence-informed health care. To meet our goals we have expanded our social media platforms to include Instagram! Instagram is a free photo and video sharing app. Some…
    March 29 2019
  • We are now accepting proposals for Spanish workshops
    To fully embrace linguistic diversity, the 2019 Cochrane Colloquium will accept proposals for workshops to be given in Spanish. Embracing the native language of this year’s Colloquium host country and region, proposals for Spanish-language workshops are being accepted. While the proposals themselves should be written in English for fairness in…
    March 28 2019
  • Cochrane Help and Support Services launch an online portal
    We are pleased to announce the new one-stop support portal for Cochrane Help and Support Services. The Cochrane Help and Support Centre is an online portal that allows you to search for answers to common queries about Cochrane's work. If you don't find what you are looking for, you can open a support ticket to be dealt with by the different…
    March 27 2019
  • Governance Meetings April 2019 in Krakow: Strategic Session program - supporting documents
    We are less than a week away from the Governance Meetings in Krakow, kindly hosted this year by Cochrane Poland.   The Governance Meetings provide the main annual opportunity for Cochrane’s senior leaders and Group staff to come together to learn about and discuss organizational priorities, challenges and opportunities. Feedback from previous…
    March 27 2019
  • Cochrane Governing Board agenda and open access papers available
    The agenda and open access papers for the Cochrane Governing Board meeting in Krakow, Poland on 4-5 April 2019 are 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 strategic direction. If you would like to…
    March 26 2019
  • We are now accepting applications for Cochrane stipends
    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…
    March 20 2019
  • Appointed Member of the Board – recruitment update
    The Governing Board has reviewed the applications received for the vacant Board position for an Appointed Member. Unfortunately we have been unable to appoint a suitable candidate as yet. While all the candidates who expressed interest in response to this call had excellent skills relevant to their professional fields, none of the candidates had…
    March 20 2019
  • Dr Tari Turner at WHO Department of Reproductive Health and Research’s Scientific and Technical Advisory Group
    'Cochrane at the WHO' is a blog series that highlights the partnership between Cochrane and the World Health Organization. If you would like to share a story about how your Cochrane Group is working with WHO, please contact Emma Thompson, Advocacy and Partnership Officer. In this blog post Dr Tari Turner from Cochrane Australia talks about the…
    March 15 2019
  • How do you break down information silos in the Cochrane Community?
    Muriah Umoquit, Communications and Analytics Officer with Cochrane’s Knowledge Translation Department, talks about one solution that Cochrane is using to help break down information silos -  the Communications Network which shares information across groups weekly. A few years ago when I started at Cochrane, I knew the community was doing great…
    March 8 2019
  • News
    Are you interested in qualitative research and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Are you working within health, education, social welfare, crime and justice, the environment, agriculture or other related sectors? Researchers, policy makers, research commissioners and other stakeholders from across the world are invited to attend the…
    March 8 2019
  • 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. The Anne Anderson Award is one of severally prizes awarded annually. Who was Anne Anderson? Anne Anderson was a contributor to the stream of thinking and effort that…
    March 7 2019
  • Governance Meetings April 2019 in Krakow: Message from the Board and Council Co-Chairs on the Strategic Session program
    Dear Cochrane Colleagues, We are looking forward to seeing many of you at the April Governance Meetings in Krakow, kindly hosted this year by Cochrane Poland. 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,…
    March 6 2019
  • Invitation to use the Cochrane Forums
    Are you interested in online discussions with your Cochrane Colleagues? If so, the Cochrane Forums are for you. The Cochrane Forums provide a space for all Members and Supporters to have open and transparent online discussions about issues relevant to Cochrane. They are open to anyone with a Cochrane Account. You are welcome to post topics for…
    March 1 2019
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