Planning is well underway for the March for Science being held on 14 April, 2018.
In 2017, more than one million people around the world gathered together in the largest event for science advocacy in history. In 2018, we unite again to hold our elected and appointed officials responsible for enacting equitable evidence-based policies that serve…
April 12 2018
Cochrane Mexico has been recognized for its outstanding achievements in promoting evidence-based decision-making in health care by moving from a Cochrane Associate Centre to being awarded full, independent Centre status.
The Mexican Cochrane Centre consists of five Associated Centres located at Culiacán (Sinaloa's Pediatric Hospital), Guadalajara…
April 11 2018
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Jacob Rosenberg as the new Co-ordinating Editor of Cochrane Colorectal Cancer at the Herlev Hospital and University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Professor Rosenberg has authored or co-authored nearly 800 publications, including 706 scientific articles, 53 book chapters, and 26 textbooks, and has…
April 4 2018
2017 Dashboard is keeping us on track for 2018
Cochrane’s Annual Dashboard presents some key metrics on our organizational performance over the previous calendar year. It includes data on Strategy to 2020 target achievements, and key metrics around the four Strategy to 2020 Goals. It’s an excellent tool to use to reflect on what we accomplished…
March 29 2018
Dear Cochrane Members and community colleagues,
The Governing Board met in Lisbon, Portugal, on 19th, 22 and 23rd March 2018 and we wanted to share with you some of our key decisions. More information will be available in due course (as will the full open access minutes) but if you have any questions about these decisions, please contact one of…
March 27 2018
TaskExchange has launched new features especially for evidence newcomers and translators!
TaskExchange is Cochrane’s online platform that connects people needing help on health evidence projects (Cochrane and non-Cochrane) with people who have the time and skills to help out. TaskExchange now has almost 2,100 contributors collaborating on…
March 21 2018
Stipend applications open until Friday 27 April 2018
A number of stipends and bursaries are available to help consumers and other attendees based in developing countries to attend Cochrane Colloquium Edinburgh 2018.
The stipends (funding you can apply for, if eligible) are to help cover registration, travel, accommodation, and other expenses…
March 21 2018
The Senior Management Team sets annual targets for delivery by the Cochrane community and Central Executive Team in support of Strategy to 2020.
What do we plan to do in 2018?
Together the Central Executive Team and Cochrane community will:
Form eight new Cochrane Review Group Networks, and begin implementation of Network plans and improved…
March 21 2018
Dear Community colleagues,
I am writing to inform you that after almost 20 years of outstanding service and extraordinary contribution to Cochrane, Nancy Owens will be leaving us at the end of this month.
Nancy began her Cochrane life in 1999 in Oxford, UK as Managing Editor for the Cochrane Schizophrenia Group before taking up a role as Quality…
March 19 2018
Cochrane Crowd joined forces with two other Citizen Science platforms, Mark2Cure and Stall Catchers, for CitSciMed Blitz. Read on to hear how the blitz led to some “firsts” for Cochrane Crowd, and for prize winner announcements.
Anna Noel-Storr from Cochrane Crowd met Ginger (Mark2Cure) and Pietro (Stall Catchers) at the CitSci2017 conference in…
March 16 2018