As many across the Cochrane community may be aware, Professor Chris Del Mar, Co-ordinating Editor of Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections and long-time Cochrane contributor, was involved in a serious surfing accident earlier this year. During one of his regular early morning surfing sessions on Australia’s Gold Coast, Chris sustained a very high…
August 13 2019
TaskExchange Champ: Aidan gains authorship through translating on TaskExchange: Aidan gains authorship through translating on TaskExchange
Welcome to the next instalment of the TaskExchange Champs series, where we showcase the great people using TaskExchange and how they’re making the most of the platform.
This month our TaskExchange Community…
August 9 2019
This summer Cochrane Croatia took part in the Cochrane International Mobility (CIM) Programme and hosted a brilliant, smart and hardworking young colleague, Sarah Tanveer, one of the Cochrane’s 30 under 30.
This was an encouraging experience for us all, and spending time with Sarah, exchanging experiences, teaching and working with her was a true…
July 30 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…
July 29 2019
The minutes from the Governing Board’s teleconference, July 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
July 25 2019
At its teleconference on 10 July, the Governing Board voted unanimously to appoint Catherine Marshall as its new Co-Chair from 1 September 2019. Catherine will work alongside fellow Co-Chair Martin Burton, and replace Marguerite Koster, who is stepping down from the role after one year due to increased commitments in her job at Kaiser Permanente,…
July 25 2019
We have just launched Cochrane’s free, online learning modules, Cochrane Evidence Essentials. This interactive learning is freely available to anyone who is interested in an introduction to Evidence Based Medicine, Cochrane evidence, and how to use it. Here Richard Morley, Cochrane’s Consumer Engagement Officer, shares how Centres, Review Groups,…
July 23 2019
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
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
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