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  • Webinar - Introduction to new Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions (Version 6)
    The Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions is the official guide that describes in detail the process of preparing and maintaining Cochrane systematic reviews on the effects of healthcare interventions. On 29 January, Cochrane Training will be hosting a free webinar to introduce the upcoming version of the Handbook to the…
    January 15 2019
  •  'Cochrane is thriving'
    David Tovey, Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library, responds to a recent article in The BMJ, 'Has Cochrane lost its way?' David Tovey states that; "Cochrane is at its most effective when it adheres to its 10 key principles, which promote a culture that is open, diverse, inclusive and outwards facing, a community that is vibrant and…
    January 15 2019
  • Call for 'Expressions of Interest' to Join the Cochrane US Network now open
    Following consultations in September and October 2018, Cochrane has decided to establish a Cochrane US Network. This US wide Network aims to engage institutions and organizations involved in evidence-informed health care in the US. The call for ‘Expressions of Interest’ to join the Cochrane US Network is now open. This call invites US-based…
    January 14 2019
  • Cochrane Governing Board meeting minutes
    The minutes from the Governing Board’s meeting in Edinburgh,UK, September 2018, are now available. Governing Board members are Cochrane’s directors and trustees, and are elected to direct the strategy and policies of the organization. Questions about the minutes can be sent to admin@cochrane.org. Additional resources: Agenda and open access…
    January 8 2019
  • Working with national guideline developers to help them develop and adapt evidence-based guidelines
    We recognize the work of Cochrane Nigeria who are supporting national guideline development groups in using Cochrane evidence to develop evidence-based guidelines and to be able to adapt existing guidelines to the Nigerian context. Cochrane Nigeria has been developing skills in how to appraise and adapt existing guidelines using the AGREE II…
    December 27 2018
  • Long-term Conditions and Ageing Network 2 Renamed
    Following consultations with all Cochrane Reviews Groups (CRGs) within the network, the ‘Long-Term Conditions and Ageing 2’ Network are pleased to announce that they have changed their name to the ‘Musculoskeletal, Oral Skin and Sensory’ (MOSS) Network.  This consultation process started with a face-to-face network meeting in September 2019 at…
    December 19 2018
  • Cochrane Crowd’s Mexican challenge breaks all previous records
    If you’ve been following Cochrane Crowd’s activities, hold onto your hats! Our latest challenge held in partnership with the Cochrane Associated Centre at Sinaloa’s Pediatric Hospital (Mexico) and the Autonomous University of Sinaloa (Mexico) was a roaring success, breaking all previously held challenge records. Over three days from Dec 5-8, 738…
    December 17 2018
  • Knowledge Translation in Cochrane is delighted to share with this request for proposal for the project to agree a set of ‘principles for dissemination’
    Knowledge Translation in Cochrane is delighted to share this request for proposal for the project to agree a set of ‘principles for dissemination’ and to develop practical tools in order to improve the quality of Cochrane’s dissemination products. This new and exciting opportunity is a commissioned piece of work open to the Cochrane community and…
    December 14 2018
  • ochrane expresses thanks to Professor Rob Scholten for leadership of Cochrane Netherlands
    After leading Cochrane Netherlands for 17 years, Professor Rob Scholten has stepped down as its Director. Since taking on leadership of the Dutch Cochrane Centre in 2001 (first being based at the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam, and from 2014 at the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care in Utrecht), Rob has authored many…
    December 13 2018
  • Priorities for Cochrane in the coming months: a joint message from the Board and Council Co-Chairs
    The Cochrane Council, the representative body for Cochrane Group staff and authors, recently submitted a report to the Governing Board on issues arising from the termination of Professor Peter Gøtzsche’s membership of Cochrane. You can read this report, here, and the Board’s response, here. Following on from this correspondence, the Board Co-…
    December 11 2018
  • Governing Board elections December 2018: Results
    Dear Cochrane Members, Thank you for voting in the recent election for new members of the Cochrane Governing Board. Over 1200 people voted and over 4000 votes were cast. We’re delighted to announce that the following four candidates have been elected: Xavier BONFILL Sally GREEN Karsten Juhl JØRGENSEN Jordi PARDO PARDO Thank you to all the…
    December 11 2018
  • Cochrane seeks Knowledge Translation Learning Module Content Developer - Flexible location
    Specifications: Secondment/Fixed term contract/consultancy contract for a minimum of 12 weeks starting February 2019 up to three working days a week Salary: CompetitiveLocation: FlexibleApplication Closing Date: 17th December 2018 Cochrane’s work is recognized as the international gold-standard for high quality, trusted information. We want to…
    December 10 2018
  • Cochrane Governing Board agenda and open access papers available - December 2018
    The agenda and open access papers for the Cochrane Governing Board teleconference on 10 December 2018 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 comment…
    December 10 2018
  •  Final reminder to vote!
    Dear Cochrane Members,   Almost 1,100 votes have been cast so far, but if you haven’t voted yet, you’re still able to do so until next Monday, 10 December 2018, at 12:00 GMT. With 18 candidates standing for election this year, there’s a lot of information available for you to review before casting your votes. To support your choices, we’ve…
    December 7 2018
  • Cochrane Style Basics: new version released
    The Cochrane Style Manual Working Group have released an updated and revised version of the Cochrane Style Basics. Cochrane Style Basics is in PDF format, so can be sent as an attachment, and includes links out to the Cochrane Style Manual. Cochrane Style Basics is a collection of 'style essentials' designed to provide Cochrane authors with a…
    December 5 2018
  • Cochrane Colloquium Santiago website now live!
    Cochrane Colloquium, Santiago, Chile 22-25 October 2019 Cochrane Chile is delighted to be hosting the Colloquium next year. It will be a great opportunity to meet and network with the Cochrane community from Chile and Latin America, and to be surprised by the wide usage of Cochrane evidence in decision-making at all levels. The theme of the next…
    December 5 2018
  • Partnerships for knowledge translation
    Cochrane reviews should help inform health decision making. As the producers of reviews, we cannot do this on our own. Strategic partnerships, at the organizational, regional, national, network and group levels, are essential. These partnerships can be very diverse, from working with local media or a local community organization, to global and…
    December 3 2018
  • Cochrane’s Organizational Dashboard Q3 July – September 2018
    An enhanced Cochrane Library platform launch, huge increase in visits to Cochrane.org, and almost 1,300 contributors attend Cochrane’s Colloquium in Edinburgh, UK. We are proud to present key highlights of Cochrane’s performance during July – September 2018 as part of our latest organizational Dashboard. This important information consists of…
    November 30 2018
  • Governing Board elections November 2018: Interviews with the candidates
    Dear Cochrane Members, If you haven’t voted yet in the current Governing Board elections, you’re still able to do so until 10 December 2018 at 12:00 GMT. With 18 candidates standing for election this year, there’s a lot of information available for you to review before casting your votes. To support your choices, we’ve interviewed the…
    November 28 2018
  • Colloquium Gala Dinner Raises £9,880 for Social Bite, a charity dedicated to tackling homelessness in Scotland
    The Colloquium is Cochrane's annual flagship event, bringing people together from around the world to discuss research into important global health questions and to promote evidence-informed health care. This year, the Colloquium took place in Edinburgh, UK, in September and was hosted by Cochrane UK. Almost 1300 people from 57 countries attended…
    November 27 2018
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