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  • Special August offer from TaskExchange
    TaskExchange has a special offer running until the end of August! All tasks posted by August 31st 2018 will be seen by > 85,000 people, so you’ll be even more likely to find exactly the help you on TaskExchange, and fast! So what’s the special offer, exactly? Well, task posts are always seen by our email subscribers and by visitors to…
    August 13 2018
  • Predatory Journals and Predatory Publishers – Challenges within the Publishing Sector
    Gerd Antes is the scientific director of the Cochrane Germany Foundation. In this article, he shares his knowledge and critical point of view about the risks of open access publishing. Since Thursday, July 19th  2018, the German media have been full of martial words that one may not usually associate with the world of science, or to be precise,…
    August 9 2018
  • Editor in Chief discusses the journey to the new Cochrane Library
    Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library, David Tovey, describes the journey of updating the Cochrane Library, which spans being a journal and a knowledge resource, and includes current and archive content, multi-lingual text, and a varied collection of databases. It all began in April 2012 at Cochrane’s business meeting in Paris: a ‘strategic…
    August 8 2018
  • Cochrane Library: an improved online platform to guide health decision-making across the world
    Cochrane is pleased to announce that the Cochrane Library, which provides high-quality, independently produced evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, has been redesigned and enhanced to improve user experience and functionality. Cochrane is a global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers, and people…
    August 8 2018
  • About the 2018 Cochrane Colloquium
    Cochrane UK is delighted to be hosting the 25th Cochrane Colloquium, at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre in Scotland, from 16th to 18th September 2018.Find out more about what is planned for the 2018 Colloquium: Schedule, sign-up and the Colloquium app The full schedule of talks, workshops and special sessions can now be viewed…
    August 8 2018
  • Elections to the Cochrane Board and Council: Results
    Dear Cochrane Members, Thank you for voting in the recent Cochrane elections! We are delighted to announce the results: Nicky Cullum has been elected as a member of the Governing Board. Nicky is Co-ordinating Editor of the Cochrane Wounds Group and is based in Manchester, UK Agustín Ciapponi has been elected as an Author representative on the…
    August 7 2018
  • Upcoming events
    A round-up of upcoming Cochrane events and conferences For workshops and courses, please see the Training site listing.  To have your non-training event listed here or to let us know about a conference you are attending, please let Holly Millward know at hmillward@cochrane.org   Cochrane Mexico Symposium Type: SymposiumDate: 20-31 September…
    August 3 2018
  • Tender and Funding Round-Up
    A round-up of active tender and funding opportunities that may be of interest to Cochrane contributors, authors, and groups - updated through the month. Additional funding resources  Name of funding opportunity: NIHR Open CallsGeneral information: Number of Calls HTA Mental Health Themed Call (evidence synthesis) Closing date: 29 August 2018.…
    August 3 2018
  • Survey round-up
    A round-up of active surveys submitted by Cochrane contributors, colleagues, and partners seeking input from the Cochrane Community - updated through the month. Testing the AGREE-REX ToolGeneral information: Contribute your knowledge to help develop the next generation of practice guideline appraisalWho is running the survey: The AGREE…
    August 3 2018
  • Work begins to establish a new Cochrane Network across the US
    Cochrane is pleased to announce plans to establish a new, open and collaborative Network within the US. An internal review of Cochrane’s structures carried out in 2016 highlighted that a single Center approach for a country the size of the US has many limitations, and that a Network of multiple groups based across the country is a better model to…
    August 2 2018
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