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  • The deadline for applying is Monday 10 June 2019 and winners will be notified in July  Find out whether you are eligible and how to apply
    A number of stipends and bursaries are available to help consumers and other attendees based in developing countries to attend Cochrane Colloquium Santiago 2019. Stipends and bursaries represent funding you can apply for if you are eligible that is intended to help cover registration and other expenses associated with attending the 2019…
    May 9 2019
  • The Risk of Bias 2 Strategic Session at the mid-year Cochrane Governance Meeting
    Following the development of the Risk of Bias 2 (RoB 2) tool, Cochrane will be rolling it out on new reviews in 2020. Here, Ella Flemyng, Methods Implementation Coordinator at Cochrane, highlights feedback from the Cochrane community on its implementation during the ‘Risk of Bias 2 Strategic Session’ at the mid-year Cochrane Governance Meetings…
    May 8 2019
  • 2019 New Appointed Consumer Executive's
    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
  • Request your meeting now
    Submit your meeting request here (login required) 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
  • Confessions of a rookie consumer peer reviewer
    Cochrane Common Mental Disorders recently asked Karen Morley 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…
    May 6 2019
  • How to check your Cochrane membership status
    Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in improving health and healthcare globally. We believe that by putting trusted evidence at the heart of health decisions we can achieve a world of improved health for all. If you share our vision, join our global community today and support Cochrane’s work. Cochrane’s 13,000…
    May 5 2019
  • Cochrane 2019 Governance Meetings
    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 NGO in official relations with WHO renewed
    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
  • CRG Networks Strategic Session
    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
  • March for Science: resources for getting involved
    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
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