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  • Statement from Cochrane’s Governing Board – Wednesday 26th September 2018
    The Cochrane Collaboration’s Governing Board of Trustees voted unanimously on 25th September to terminate Professor Peter Gøtzsche’s membership of the organization, and his present position as a Member of the Governing Board and Director of the Nordic Cochrane Centre. Cochrane is a collaboration: an organization founded on shared values and an…
    September 26 2018
  • Cochrane's 2018  Knowledge Translation Showcase
    Cochrane defines Knowledge Translation (KT) as the process of ensuring that health evidence from our high quality, trusted Cochrane systematic reviews is used by those who need it to make health decisions. Producing high-quality systematic reviews is essential but not enough! To inform decisions and lead to the better health, Cochrane needs to…
    September 25 2018
  • Edinburgh Colloquium 2018: Round-Up
    The Cochrane Colloquium is an annual event, bringing people together from around the world to discuss putting research into important global health questions and promoting evidence-informed health care. This year the theme was ‘Cochrane for all - better evidence for better health decisions’.  It was a Patients Included event, co-designed, co-…
    September 25 2018
  • Statement from Cochrane's Governing Board
    Statement made by the Governing Board at Cochrane’s 2018 Annual General Meeting, 17th September, at the Edinburgh Cochrane Colloquium Dear Cochrane members, These are extraordinary times and we find ourselves in an extraordinary situation. Your Board is always happy to answer questions about our decisions, and today is no different. We want…
    September 19 2018
  • Cochrane-REWARD prizes for reducing research waste: 2018 winners
    This year’s winners of Cochrane-REWARD prizes for reducing waste in research were the UK Equator Centre (for its Good Reports Tool), the EBM DataLab (for its Trials Tracker initiative), and the James Lind Alliance (for its Priority Setting Partnerships). The prize of GBP 2500 recognizes local or pilot initiatives that could lead to reductions in…
    September 18 2018
  • An Interview with Doug Altman
    Roberto D’Amico from Cochrane Italy shares an interview with Doug Altman. Everyone within the Cochrane community was sad to learn of the death of Professor Doug Altman this year. Doug Altman was a Cochrane leader and pioneer since the Collaboration’s beginning in 1993. He is best known for his work on improving the reliability and reporting of…
    September 17 2018
  • Cochrane Library Editorial - Leveraging information specialists' knowledge, skills, and expertise
    The foundations of both Cochrane and the wider evidence synthesis community rest on the involvement of methodologists in the production of high‐quality systematic reviews. Epidemiologists, statisticians, and information specialists have had an enormous impact on the evolution of Cochrane and the advancement of systematic review methodology.…
    September 16 2018
  • Message from the Governing Board
    This week at its meeting in Edinburgh, Cochrane’s Governing Board considered, as planned, the findings of an independent review and additional complaints related to the conduct of a Member. The Board’s conclusion was communicated to the individual concerned and is part of an ongoing process. The Co-Chairs of the Board will provide further details…
    September 15 2018
  • Providing guidance for setting Cochrane review priorities
    This is part of a series of Cochrane Blog posts about prioritization work by Cochrane Review Groups. You can read more about the project and the full series of blog post on the project page. Setting systematic review priorities is essential to ensure that Cochrane produces the right reviews. Allowing Cochrane stakeholders (consumers, healthcare…
    September 11 2018
  • Successfully engaging external partners – new guidance now available
    This is part of a series of Cochrane Blog posts about knowledge translation work carried out by knowledge translation working groups. You can read more about Knowledge Translation in Cochrane and discover more resources for partnerships development. Here Sylvia de Haan, Senior Advisor on Centres, Partnerships & Fundraising, tells us more…
    September 11 2018
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