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  • Matt Westmore, NIHR lead for this work and Operations Director at NIHR’s Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre
    The UK National Institute for Health Research receive the first Cochrane-REWARD prize in 2017 for its Adding Value in Research programme, which promoted a range of activities tackling waste at every stage of research. We asked Matt Westmore, NIHR lead for this work and Operations Director at NIHR’s Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating…
    May 15 2019
  • Embracing Diversity at Cochrane Santiago Colloquium 2019
    Cochrane Chile is delighted to be hosting the upcoming 2019 Colloquium. It will be 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 decision-making at all levels. The Colloquium will take place from 22-25 October 2019 at CasaPiedra in the vibrant…
    May 10 2019
  • Conflict of Interest Revision Project – Progress Report, May 2019
    Cochrane is revising our current commercial sponsorship policy and also developing a non-financial or academic conflict of interest policy. Read about the progress to date, emerging themes and questions, and the next steps.   Background The transparent and effective management of conflict of interest is at the heart of Cochrane’s reputation…
    May 10 2019
  • 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
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