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  • School children learning about evidence-based medicine: Cochrane UK’s outreach programme
    Cochrane UK has been educating High Schoolers about evidence-based medicine. In this blog post Lynda Ware, Senior Fellow in General Practice, and Selena Ryan-Vig, Communications and Engagement Officer, share with us how they got started and what they have learnt. Since 2016 we have been visiting secondary schools in and around Oxford to talk…
    July 22 2019
  • Early Bird Colloquium Registration Deadline: July 25
    The Cochrane Colloquium is Cochrane’s flagship annual event that is a great opportunity to meet and network with Cochrane contributors and users globally and to learn more about the wide usage of Cochrane evidence in health decision-making at all levels. This year, the 26th Cochrane Colloquium will take place in the vibrant city of Santiago,…
    July 22 2019
  • Financial & Resource Monitoring of	Cochrane Groups
    Dear Colleagues, The 2019 financial and resource monitoring of Cochrane Groups is taking place from today, Friday 19 July 2019, to Friday 20th September 2019. Monitoring of Cochrane Groups takes place annually. The information provided by Groups supports an organization-wide data-gathering exercise that gives a picture of Cochrane’s overall ‘…
    July 19 2019
  • Keeping up-to-date with Cochrane priority setting exercises
    Priority setting is a hot topic in Cochrane!  This is understandable as, in order to be relevant to the needs of our users, Cochrane evidence needs to respond to national, regional, and global health priorities.  However, with the big push towards conducting more priority setting processes across Cochrane, we know it’s difficult to keep up to date…
    July 19 2019
  • Changes to the way Cochrane blogshots are stored
    With the recent launch of the new guidance for producing and translating blogshots we have spent a lot of time thinking about the way dissemination products are stored. Previously, in January 2017, the guidance was that blogshots in English and other languages should be sent to the Knowledge Translation Department where they were stored centrally…
    July 18 2019
  • New TaskExchange updates!
    Hi everyone! Well, we have very exciting news. We’ve just released an update of TaskExchange! We designed the update based on requests from our community. The new features are designed to make the platform easier to use for both task posters and task responders. A few highlights are: Task posters can easily assess applicants' conflicts of…
    July 17 2019
  • How to survive a Cochrane Colloquium
    Muriah Umoquit is Communications and Analytics Officer with Cochrane’s Knowledge Translations team. She has attended and presented at many academic conferences before, with Vienna 2015 being her first Colloquium. Is the Cochrane Colloquium your first big conference? Perhaps you’re excited and a bit nervous, maybe not sure exactly what to expect…
    July 17 2019
  • Be part of the Cochrane Community stand at the Colloquium
    The Cochrane Community Stand has traditionally been a hub of activity and a gathering point for both members and for those new to Cochrane - we want you to be a part of it! Our annual event, the Cochrane Colloquium, brings together members of the community and newcomers to Cochrane. Amongst the wide range of workshops, activities, social events…
    July 15 2019
  • The Cochrane Fast-Track Service: Recent successes
    Emma Thomas, Fast-Track Administration Assistant and Helen Wakeford, Fast-Track Managing Editor, share some recent Fast-Track Service successes. We are delighted to announce some recent successes of The Cochrane Fast-Track Service, which provides a rapid ‘journal-like’ editorial process for some of Cochrane’s highest priority reviews. Since the…
    July 15 2019
  • Cochrane Governing Board meeting minutes from April 2019, Krakow now available
    The minutes from the Governing Board’s meeting in Krakow, April 2019, 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 governingboardsecretary@cochrane.org
    July 15 2019
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