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
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.
The prizes and awards that are presented at the annual Colloquia, will this…
May 8 2019
A round-up of active surveys submitted by Cochrane contributors, colleagues, and partners seeking input from the Cochrane Community - updated through the month.
Title: Prevalence of gift and ghost authors in Cochrane reviews
General information: A previous survey from 2002 investigated the prevalence of honorary and ghost
May 8 2019
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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
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: AHRG (NIH)Who should apply: Relevant Cochrane GroupsGeneral information: AHRQ Small Research Grant Program is offering amounts of 100…
May 6 2019
Cochrane Common Mental Disorders recently asked Karen 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 for…
May 6 2019
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 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
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
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