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  • hands typing on a laptop computer, which is on a table next to a coffee and mouse
    Each month, Cochrane's Editor in Chief Karla Soares-Weiser hosts an interactive webinar for Cochrane members and supporters. It is an opportunity to hear more about Cochrane’s Editorial & Methods Department’s (EMD) strategic plans and their implementation by senior editorial staff, as well as learn about work being done by Cochrane Groups from…
    April 8 2021
  • Sarah Tanveer, a woman wearing a lilac headscarf and white blouse, looks at the camera
    The Annual Anne Anderson Walk is a cherished annual social event in Cochrane, where attendees explore the Colloquium host-city by foot with a guide. Donations by participants are made to next year's Anne Anderson Award. Given current COVID-19 circumstances, the Cochrane community will be not be gathering for the Colloquium in 2021. However, we are…
    April 6 2021
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    Register for the 'A day with... Statistics Methods Group’ which is taking place on 11 May 2021. This is part of a series of virtual events from Cochrane Training for anyone interested in systematic review methodology and the work of Cochrane Methods Groups. Whether you are new to systematic review methodology or an advanced-level learner, these…
    March 29 2021
  • Cochrane Council seeks new methods representation - deadline 30 April
    We seek one representative from the methods community (either a Methods Group Convenor or active Methods Group member) to sit on the Cochrane Council. This is an exciting opportunity for methods community members to engage with and contribute to the internal organisation of Cochrane. The position starts immediately on appointment (likely July…
    March 29 2021
  • Jackie Ho, a woman with medium length light brown hair, looks at the camera and is smiling
    The Annual Anne Anderson Walk is a cherished annual social event in Cochrane, where attendees explore the Colloquium host-city by foot with a guide. Donations by participants are made to next year's Anne Anderson Award. Given current COVID-19 circumstances, the Cochrane community will be not be gathering for the Colloquium in 2021. However, we are…
    March 25 2021
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    Dear Cochrane Community members and friends, We would like to thank everyone who joined us for our first virtual community event this year earlier this week: Cochrane in 2021: an opportunity to reunite with colleagues.  We hope that you found the online experience with smaller group conversations as well as updates on Cochrane’s 2021…
    March 25 2021
  • Professor Asbjørn Hróbjartsson appointed as Head of Cochrane Denmark
    Professor Asbjørn Hróbjartsson is the new Head of Cochrane Denmark, formerly called the Nordic Cochrane Centre. He is a Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine and Clinical Research Methodology at the University of Southern Denmark, and Head of the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine Odense (CEBMO). Asbjørn comes with extensive experience as a…
    March 24 2021
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    Cochrane is pleased to announce the launch of a new pilot project that will investigate changing Cochrane’s review production processes. Over the coming 18 months, the project will: assess an independent editorial process using the Centralized Editorial Service for Cochrane; test the separation of responsibilities for developmental (authoring…
    March 23 2021
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    In order to be relevant to the needs of users, Cochrane evidence needs to respond to national, regional, and global health priorities. This page provides a round-up of current priority setting activities submitted by Cochrane Groups - updated throughout the month. See the 'Priority Setting' pages of Cochrane Training for additional information on…
    March 23 2021
  • An image of Karla Soares-Weiser, who looks at the camera and is smiling
    The Annual Anne Anderson Walk is a cherished annual social event in Cochrane, where attendees explore the Colloquium host-city by foot with a guide. Donations by participants are made to next year's Anne Anderson Award. Given current COVID-19 circumstances, the Cochrane community will be not be gathering for the Colloquium in 2021. However, we are…
    March 18 2021
  • A drawing of a woman at a computer with question and thought bubbles around her
    Each month, Cochrane's Editor in Chief Karla Soares-Weiser hosts an interactive webinar for Cochrane members and supporters. It is an opportunity to hear more about Cochrane’s Editorial & Methods Department’s (EMD) strategic plans and their implementation by senior editorial staff, as well as learn about work being done by Cochrane Groups from…
    March 11 2021
  • Image of Catherine Marshall, a white woman with red hair and blue glasses, who is smiling
    The Annual Anne Anderson Walk is a cherished annual social event in Cochrane, where attendees explore the Colloquium host-city by foot with a guide. Donations by participants are made to next year's Anne Anderson Award. Given current COVID-19 circumstances, the Cochrane community will be not be gathering for the Colloquium in 2021. However, we are…
    March 11 2021
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    Being global and diverse has always been an important part of Cochrane. Our Principles highlight the importance of diversity and inclusion within the organization through the objectives Enabling Wide Participation Promoting Access and Striving for Relevance. These principles were also picked up in Cochrane’s Strategy to 2020 with a stated…
    February 18 2021
  • A woman looks at her computer with headphones in while she takes notes
    Each month, Cochrane's Editor in Chief Karla Soares-Weiser hosts an interactive webinar for Cochrane members and supporters. It is an opportunity to hear more about Cochrane’s Editorial & Methods Department’s (EMD) strategic plans and their implementation by senior editorial staff, as well as learn about work being done by Cochrane Groups from…
    February 12 2021
  • Elena Kostova, Managing Editor of Cochrane Gynaecology and Fertility
    Awareness days have existed as means to spread a message and to raise awareness on a subject matter way before the advent of social media. Nowadays, conversations are largely happening online and joining awareness days and campaigns on social media by means of hashtags is a widespread phenomenon. We spoke to Elena Kostova, Managing Editor of…
    February 5 2021
  • Items from the Cochrane Store
    The Cochrane community is embracing their geek chic and love for evidence-based healthcare with Cochrane merch! Visit the Cochrane Store for branded t-shirts, tote bags, and mugs. It's a great way to show off your pride in Cochrane work while also giving back - all money from sales will be reinvested in helping people get involved in Cochrane.…
    February 4 2021
  • Patricia standing in front of national flags
    The Cochrane Iberoamérica Network extends their condolences to family and friends for the recent death of Patricia Caballero. Patricia was the Director of the Associated Cochrane Center of Peru hosted at the National Institute of Health of Peru. Patricia was a specialist in Infectious and Tropical Disease Medicine, held a master's degree in Public…
    February 4 2021
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    Cochrane FirstAid is pleased to share their annual report with the wider Cochrane Community. In this Cochrane Community Blog, Vere Borra, Field Coordinator for Cochrane First Aid, shares some of the Field's achievements from 2020.  Tell us about a little about your key achievements last year? What are you most proud of?  In 2020, the COVID-19…
    February 2 2021
  • Welcome to new members of the Cochrane Consumer Network Executive
    The Cochrane’s Consumer Network Executive advocates for consumers and provides leadership for the Cochrane Consumer Network. This is unique in research: an international community of patients, caregivers, family members and others who are united by an interest in health evidence and who often volunteer to help produce and spread Cochrane evidence…
    February 1 2021
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    Robust and innovative methods are the lynchpin of Cochrane and our reputation for high-quality systematic reviews. Our future sustainability relies on our ability to attract and work closely with methodologists and researchers, ensuring methods are used accurately and implemented wisely. Cochrane has 52 Cochrane Review Groups (CRGs) that produce…
    January 21 2021
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