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    Cochrane is pleased to announce that we have appointed a new Conflict of Interest Panel. This independent panel  will work with Cochrane’s Research Integrity Team to arbitrate on potential breaches of the Cochrane Conflict of Interest Policy for Cochrane Library Content and provide general guidance on how the policy should be applied. The new…
    September 21 2020
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    Cochrane is in the final year of its multi-year strategic plan, Strategy to 2020.  Strategy to 2020 has set in motion transformational change in the way Cochrane works at all levels of the organization with the aim of giving us the best chance to achieve our mission. Goal 1 of Strategy to 2020 gets to the heart of Cochrane’s work: To produce high…
    September 10 2020
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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…
    September 10 2020
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    The Author Representatives on the Cochrane Council invite you to join the new Cochrane Author Panel. Authors of Cochrane Reviews or Protocols can join and will have the opportunity to input into the organisation’s strategic decision-making, through the Author Representatives. Members of the Author Panel will input on relevant decisions to be made…
    September 7 2020
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    Would you like guidance on your Cochrane knowledge translation (KT) project or activity? Are you keen to share your KT experience and learnings with others? We are pleased to announce that the Cochrane KT mentoring Scheme is now open for new mentors and mentees until 30th September 2020. The mentoring scheme aims to connect people who are…
    September 1 2020
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    The agenda for the Cochrane Governing Board teleconference on September 1st 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 strategic direction. If you would like to comment on an item you can contact…
    August 28 2020
  • Cochrane Awards and Prizes
    REMINDER, DEADLINE EXTENDED: now extended to 31 August 2020 Every year Cochrane awards members of its Community a range of prizes that highlight high-quality methodological research through to supporting health decision-making in developing countries, and contributors who have made a significant contribution to the organization. Submit your…
    August 26 2020
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    Dear Cochrane Members, Thank you to those of you who voted in the recent election for new members of the Cochrane Governing Board. Over 1,000 votes were cast. We’re delighted to announce that the following two candidates have been elected: Juan Franco (Argentina) Tamara Kredo (South Africa) Thank you to all the candidates who stood in this…
    August 24 2020
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    Soumitra S Datta and Ajit Kumar are both child psychiatrists and Cochrane reviewers for more than 15 years with the Cochrane Schizophrenia Group. Rajendrani Mukherjee is a professional illustrator. Anisha Basu is passionate about art and is in her first year of medical school. Saranya Banerjee and Rhea Daruvala are both clinical psychologists.…
    August 21 2020
  • Call for submissions for a COVID-19 supplement to the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
    Cochrane's Editor in Chief invites members of Cochrane groups to submit a Short Report on their editorial or methods initiatives related to the COVID-19 response, including ongoing work and future preparedness. Accepted reports will be published as part of a special COVID-19 Supplement in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. We aim to…
    August 21 2020
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    Since March this year, Cochrane has undertaken a variety of work to respond to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic across the world. Our efforts have been collaborative and innovative involving members and contributors across our global organization. We have challenged and adapted the way we work to produce a range of resources and important…
    August 21 2020
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    Cochrane’s Governing Board has approved a revised version of its organizational Spokesperson Policy. The revised Policy, which takes effect from September 1st 2020, follows an in-depth review, including wide consultation with the global Cochrane community. Most Cochrane members and supporters have multiple affiliations: to their employers,…
    August 13 2020
  • Cochrane Dissemination Fellows – Promoting Cochrane Evidence to the Right Audience
    The Cochrane Anaesthesia Review Group (CARG) strongly believes that research does not finish when a paper is published and that without an audience engaging with a review then this amounts to research waste.  Getting evidence into practice must therefore be a key aim - not only by disseminating reviews already produced, but also engaging with…
    August 13 2020
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    Cochrane is in the final year of its seven-year strategic plan, Strategy to 2020.  Strategy to 2020 set in motion transformational change in the way Cochrane works at all levels of the organization with the aim of giving us the best chance of achieving our mission. Watch the first in a new video series looking back over the last seven years and…
    August 12 2020
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    Cochrane has published one of its first prognostic model reviews, via the EMD Editorial Service. Prognostic model reviews combine multiple factors to produce a model to estimate the risk of future outcomes in individuals with a particular disease or health condition. A useful model provides accurate predictions to support decision making by…
    August 12 2020
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    Cochrane is in the final year of its multi-year strategic plan, Strategy to 2020.  Strategy to 2020 has set in motion transformational change in the way Cochrane works at all levels of the organization with the aim of giving us the best chance to achieve our mission.  Watch the video below to see how Strategy to 2020 was developed and change it…
    August 11 2020
  • Cochrane Governing Board
    REMINDER - The deadline for your nomination is Friday 31 July 2020. Dear Cochrane Members, Cochrane is seeking to fill two places on the Governing Board that will become vacant shortly and you are invited to stand for election. One place has specifically been designated for an individual from a Lower- and-Middle-Income Country or Territory.…
    July 23 2020
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    Working out whether Cochrane’s work is making a difference in the world is not easy! It’s a problem that the 14 volunteers from across the Cochrane community who make up the Cochrane Working Group on KT Evaluation Support have been thinking about a lot as part of a larger KT evaluation project.  The members of the Working Group have lots of ideas…
    July 9 2020
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    Cochrane is proud to recognize participants and collaborators from its global community who have been part of its first Knowledge Translation virtual mentoring programme.  Twelve pairs of mentors and mentees took part in the pilot, coordinated by Cochrane’s Knowledge Translation (KT) Department, between September 2019 and March 2020,  with the…
    July 6 2020
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    Cochrane’s Editorial Board, which is tasked with supporting the Editor in Chief and overseeing the review production process of Cochrane Reviews, has had recent changes in membership. Tammy Clifford and Jimmy Volmink have stepped down from the Editorial Board, and Cochrane is grateful for their contribution over the past two years. Three new…
    June 23 2020
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