Cochrane's Editor in Chief invites members of Cochrane groups to submit a Short Report on their editorial or methods initiatives related to the COVID-19 response, including ongoing work and future preparedness. Accepted reports will be published as part of a special COVID-19 Supplement in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. We aim to…
August 21 2020
Since March this year, Cochrane has undertaken a variety of work to respond to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic across the world. Our efforts have been collaborative and innovative involving members and contributors across our global organization. We have challenged and adapted the way we work to produce a range of resources and important…
August 21 2020
Cochrane’s Governing Board has approved a revised version of its organizational Spokesperson Policy.
The revised Policy, which takes effect from September 1st 2020, follows an in-depth review, including wide consultation with the global Cochrane community. Most Cochrane members and supporters have multiple affiliations: to their employers,…
August 13 2020
The Cochrane Anaesthesia Review Group (CARG) strongly believes that research does not finish when a paper is published and that without an audience engaging with a review then this amounts to research waste. Getting evidence into practice must therefore be a key aim - not only by disseminating reviews already produced, but also engaging with…
August 13 2020
Cochrane is in the final year of its seven-year strategic plan, Strategy to 2020.
Strategy to 2020 set in motion transformational change in the way Cochrane works at all levels of the organization with the aim of giving us the best chance of achieving our mission. Watch the first in a new video series looking back over the last seven years and…
August 12 2020
Cochrane has published one of its first prognostic model reviews, via the EMD Editorial Service. Prognostic model reviews combine multiple factors to produce a model to estimate the risk of future outcomes in individuals with a particular disease or health condition. A useful model provides accurate predictions to support decision making by…
August 12 2020
Cochrane is in the final year of its multi-year strategic plan, Strategy to 2020.
Strategy to 2020 has set in motion transformational change in the way Cochrane works at all levels of the organization with the aim of giving us the best chance to achieve our mission.
Watch the video below to see how Strategy to 2020 was developed and change it…
August 11 2020
REMINDER - The deadline for your nomination is Friday 31 July 2020.
Dear Cochrane Members,
Cochrane is seeking to fill two places on the Governing Board that will become vacant shortly and you are invited to stand for election. One place has specifically been designated for an individual from a Lower- and-Middle-Income Country or Territory.…
July 23 2020
Working out whether Cochrane’s work is making a difference in the world is not easy! It’s a problem that the 14 volunteers from across the Cochrane community who make up the Cochrane Working Group on KT Evaluation Support have been thinking about a lot as part of a larger KT evaluation project.
The members of the Working Group have lots of ideas…
July 9 2020
Cochrane is proud to recognize participants and collaborators from its global community who have been part of its first Knowledge Translation virtual mentoring programme.
Twelve pairs of mentors and mentees took part in the pilot, coordinated by Cochrane’s Knowledge Translation (KT) Department, between September 2019 and March 2020, with the…
July 6 2020
Cochrane’s Editorial Board, which is tasked with supporting the Editor in Chief and overseeing the review production process of Cochrane Reviews, has had recent changes in membership. Tammy Clifford and Jimmy Volmink have stepped down from the Editorial Board, and Cochrane is grateful for their contribution over the past two years. Three new…
June 23 2020
Cochrane is delighted to announce the signing of a new contract with John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. to publish the Cochrane Library for the next 10 years from January 2021. The agreement guarantees major investment into future development of the Library to sustain Cochrane as the world’s pre-eminent collection of high-quality evidence to inform…
June 23 2020
Eve Tomlinson, NIHR Network Support Fellow for the Cochrane Cancer Network presents the work completed across the cancer network to complete an exercise in stakeholder mapping.
The Cochrane Cancer Network supports the work of six Cochrane Review Groups (CRGs): Breast Cancer, Childhood Cancer, Gynaecological, Neuro-oncology and Orphan Cancers,…
June 22 2020
Following the success of the inaugural Global Evidence Summit in Cape Town in 2017, we are delighted to welcome you on behalf of the Czech National Centre for Evidence-Based Healthcare and Knowledge Translation and Masaryk University, to the 2021 Global Evidence Summit in Prague.
We hope you will join us from 5-8 October 2021 at the O2 universum…
June 18 2020
A Message from the Governing Board Co-chairs, Chief Executive Officer and Editor in Chief
We are delighted to publish Cochrane’s 2019 Annual Review, entitled: ‘Embracing Diversity’. As we celebrate 12 months of achievements and reflect on the global expansion and increasing impact of Cochrane’s work, and the growing diversity of our organization…
June 17 2020
Cochrane has introduced a new Research Integrity team in the Editorial & Methods Department. The team comprises four members and represents a significantly increased investment in promoting Research Integrity in Cochrane.
The Research Integrity Editor, Stephanie Boughton
The Senior Research Integrity Editor, Lisa Bero
The EMD Senior…
June 15 2020
Anne Littlewood (Cochrane Information Specialists’ Executive), Robin Featherstone (Information Specialist, Cochrane Editorial and Methods Department)
The purpose of the Cochrane Information Specialists’ Executive (CIS Exec) is to provide advice on policy and issues related to the role of the Cochrane Information Specialist. To that end, the CIS…
May 18 2020
Sign up to help with tasks related to Cochrane COVID-19 work by filling out this survey
Many members of the Cochrane community have reached out wishing to engage in our efforts to respond to the global pandemic. For groups wishing to undertake COVID-related reviews, please see these frequently asked questions for guidance about the process.…
May 15 2020
The Governing Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Tracey Howe as Co-Chair and Karen Kelly as a new member
Governing Board Co-Chair: Tracey Howe
Cochrane’s Governing Board has appointed Professor Tracey Howe as its new Co-Chair from 1st September 2020. She will work alongside fellow Co-Chair Catherine Marshall, and replace Martin…
May 14 2020
RevMan Web is Cochrane’s online review-writing platform. It is available for use by all authors and editors of Cochrane Reviews of interventions. One benefit of RevMan Web is that it is constantly being updated with new features for making writing systematic reviews easier and more efficient.
This collection explores different features in RevMan…
May 11 2020