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  • We are now accepting proposals for Spanish workshops
    To fully embrace linguistic diversity, the 2019 Cochrane Colloquium will accept proposals for workshops to be given in Spanish. Embracing the native language of this year’s Colloquium host country and region, proposals for Spanish-language workshops are being accepted. While the proposals themselves should be written in English for fairness in…
    March 28 2019
  • Cochrane Help and Support Services launch an online portal
    We are pleased to announce the new one-stop support portal for Cochrane Help and Support Services. The Cochrane Help and Support Centre is an online portal that allows you to search for answers to common queries about Cochrane's work. If you don't find what you are looking for, you can open a support ticket to be dealt with by the different…
    March 27 2019
  • Governance Meetings April 2019 in Krakow: Strategic Session program - supporting documents
    We are less than a week away from the Governance Meetings in Krakow, kindly hosted this year by Cochrane Poland.   The Governance Meetings provide the main annual opportunity for Cochrane’s senior leaders and Group staff to come together to learn about and discuss organizational priorities, challenges and opportunities. Feedback from previous…
    March 27 2019
  • Cochrane Governing Board agenda and open access papers available
    The agenda and open access papers for the Cochrane Governing Board meeting in Krakow, Poland on 4-5 April 2019 are now available to view online, for information only. Cochrane's governing body is the Governing Board. The Board is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of Cochrane’s strategic direction. If you would like to…
    March 26 2019
  • We are now accepting applications for Cochrane stipends
    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…
    March 20 2019
  • Appointed Member of the Board – recruitment update
    The Governing Board has reviewed the applications received for the vacant Board position for an Appointed Member. Unfortunately we have been unable to appoint a suitable candidate as yet. While all the candidates who expressed interest in response to this call had excellent skills relevant to their professional fields, none of the candidates had…
    March 20 2019
  • Dr Tari Turner at WHO Department of Reproductive Health and Research’s Scientific and Technical Advisory Group
    'Cochrane at the WHO' is a blog series that highlights the partnership between Cochrane and the World Health Organization. If you would like to share a story about how your Cochrane Group is working with WHO, please contact Emma Thompson, Advocacy and Partnership Officer. In this blog post Dr Tari Turner from Cochrane Australia talks about the…
    March 15 2019
  • How do you break down information silos in the Cochrane Community?
    Muriah Umoquit, Communications and Analytics Officer with Cochrane’s Knowledge Translation Department, talks about one solution that Cochrane is using to help break down information silos -  the Communications Network which shares information across groups weekly. A few years ago when I started at Cochrane, I knew the community was doing great…
    March 8 2019
  • News
    Are you interested in qualitative research and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Are you working within health, education, social welfare, crime and justice, the environment, agriculture or other related sectors? Researchers, policy makers, research commissioners and other stakeholders from across the world are invited to attend the…
    March 8 2019
  • Anne Anderson
    The Anne Anderson Award recognizes a female member of Cochrane who has made a significant contribution to the enhancement and visibility of women's participation within Cochrane. The Anne Anderson Award is one of severally prizes awarded annually. Who was Anne Anderson? Anne Anderson was a contributor to the stream of thinking and effort that…
    March 7 2019
  • Governance Meetings April 2019 in Krakow: Message from the Board and Council Co-Chairs on the Strategic Session program
    Dear Cochrane Colleagues, We are looking forward to seeing many of you at the April Governance Meetings in Krakow, kindly hosted this year by Cochrane Poland. The Governance Meetings provide the main annual opportunity for Cochrane’s senior leaders and Group managers to come together to learn about and discuss organizational priorities,…
    March 6 2019
  • Invitation to use the Cochrane Forums
    Are you interested in online discussions with your Cochrane Colleagues? If so, the Cochrane Forums are for you. The Cochrane Forums provide a space for all Members and Supporters to have open and transparent online discussions about issues relevant to Cochrane. They are open to anyone with a Cochrane Account. You are welcome to post topics for…
    March 1 2019
  • Cochrane Blog: Involving stakeholders in Cochrane Review screening
    Bronwen Merner, Dianne Lowe, Louisa Walsh and Sophie Hill from Cochrane Consumers and Communication and stakeholder panel members, Anne Mussared and Cheryl Wardrope share their top tips for involving stakeholders in Cochrane Review screening. Stakeholder involvement in health research, including Cochrane Reviews, is beneficial in improving…
    February 27 2019
  • Identifying and charting the impact of Cochrane evidence – the example of the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines
    'Cochrane at the WHO' is a blog series that highlights the partnership between Cochrane and the World Health Organization. If you would like to share a story about how your Cochrane Group is working with WHO, please contact Emma Thompson, Advocacy and Partnership Officer. In this blog post Emma Carter, Selena Ryan-Vig, and Anne Eisinga from…
    February 25 2019
  • Medizin-Transparent: 1.5 million website visits in 2018
    Julia Harlfinger works as medical editor and research associate for Cochrane Austria at the Department for Evidence-based Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Danube University Krems. Her academic background is in public health, biology and science communication. Here, she shares information about their website that provides health information to…
    February 21 2019
  • CRG Networks Innovation Fund 2019
    DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL 10 APRIL Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce the launch of the CRG Networks Innovation Fund. The fund aims to support review production and/or editorial procedures that lead to harmonization of processes and improvements in content or quality across the CRG Networks and the Cochrane Library. Key features of…
    February 21 2019
  • Cochrane Governing Board meeting minutes from the teleconference in December 2018, now available
    The minutes from the Governing Board’s teleconference, December 2018, are now available view online, for information only. Governing Board members are Cochrane’s directors and trustees, and are elected to direct the strategy and policies of the organisation. Questions about the minutes can be sent to GoverningBoardSecretary@cochrane.org  
    February 21 2019
  • 2019 Targets and Plan & Budget to meet Strategy to 2020 Goals and Objectives
    The Governing Board has approved the proposed organizational Targets for 2019 in support of Strategy to 2020. These are prioritized projects and initiatives that are delivered by Cochrane Groups and the Central Executive Team, supported by core and Group funding. In 2019, Cochrane Groups and the Central Executive Team plan to : Achieve the…
    February 21 2019
  • New Knowledge Translation resources NOW available on Cochrane’s training website
    We are delighted to announce NEW resources freely available on Cochrane’s Knowledge Translations resources website: KT Glossary: A handy plain language glossary of commonly used KT terms; Buffer.com video: this short video, prepared from Cochrane UK, explains how to use Buffer.com, an easy-to-use tool to manage multiple Cochrane social media…
    February 21 2019
  • Cochrane International Mobility Programme
    In 2017 Cochrane Sweden started the Cochrane International Mobility Programme to promote training periods at Cochrane Centre’s in other countries. Modelled on the European student exchange program, Erasmus, the scheme being trialed is global with opportunities across the Cochrane Network. The original aim was for the scheme to be for students, but…
    February 19 2019
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