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A new Cochrane leader emerges in African health care

www.cochrane.org - 1 August 2014 - 8:22am

Dr Lawrence Mbuagbaw has been announced as the 2014 winner of the prestigious Aubrey Sheiham Evidence-based Health Care in Africa Leadership Award.

External link for more information:  http://www.cochrane.org/about-us/awards-scholarships-fu... Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Cochrane CEAD Email address:  pressoffice@cochrane.org

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2013 Impact Factor released for Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

www.cochrane.org - 1 August 2014 - 2:59am

The 2013 Journal Citation Report (JCR) has been released by Thomson ISI and effective July 2014 the impact factor for the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) is 5.939. This is an increase on the 2012 impact factor, which was 5.785.

Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Gavin Stewart Email address:  gstewart@wiley.com

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#CochraneTech Symposium Update

IMS Team news - 31 July 2014 - 4:26pm

31 July 2014

The Hyderabad #CochraneTech Symposium is fast approaching and it's shaping up to be an exciting day packed with lively presentations and engaging discussion. 

Contributors's Information Contributor's name:  Tom Cracknell Email Address:  tcracknell@cochrane.org

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Cochrane Methods Symposium 2014 - Hyderabad Colloquium

www.cochrane.org - 31 July 2014 - 8:49am



Hyderabad International Convention Centre

Hyderabad HITEC City

Hyderabad, India

Sunday 21 September 2014; 9.00am-4.30pm

From concepts to evidence synthesis: Towards a research agenda for methods of public health systematic reviews

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Cochrane and Wiley announce the release of Anywhere Systematic Reviews

www.cochrane.org - 31 July 2014 - 8:15am

Cochrane and Wiley have announced the release of Anywhere Systematic Reviews – Cochrane Reviews available in an Enhanced HTML Article which makes access possible in any format, on any device, at any time.

The Anywhere Systematic Review focuses on improving the reading experience of articles in four key ways:




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Cochrane comes to Hyderabad, India in September 2014: How can we best use this opportunity to influence the trajectory of health care in the region and globally?

Cochrane Collaboration Official Blog - 30 July 2014 - 2:00pm

Prathap Tharyan is Director of the South Asian Cochrane Centre (SACC), a longtime Cochrane contributor, and leads the team organizing this year’s Colloquium in Hyderabad, India. In this post he highlights some of the important themes and events of this not-to-be-missed conference.

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Longtime Cochrane contributor receives lifetime achievement award

www.cochrane.org - 22 July 2014 - 7:56am

Dr Kay Dickersin, Director of the US Cochrane Center, has received the 2014 Ingram Olkin Award for her 'lifetime contributorion to the development of evidence synthesis methods'. Dr Dickersin is Director for the Center for Clinical Trials at Johns Hopkins University and a longtime contributor to The Cochrane Collaboration. Dr Dickersin received the award at the 2014 annual international meeting of the Society for Research Synthesis Methodology (SRSM), hosted by the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination at the University of York (UK).

External link for more information:  http://www.york.ac.uk/inst/crd/SRSM-2014.html Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Cochrane CEAD Email address:  press@cochrane.org

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Join us for this month's #cochraneauthor chat - Wed 23 July

www.cochrane.org - 22 July 2014 - 6:34am

Are you a Cochrane author? Are you active on Twitter? If so, join us for this month's #cochraneauthor Twitter chat! For our second chat, we'll be brainstorming topics of interest to the #cochraneauthor community that we can delve into in future chats.

Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Nancy Owens Email address:  nowens@cochrane.org

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Find out more about Cochrane's Central Executive Team at the Hyderabad Cochrane Exchange

www.cochrane.org - 17 July 2014 - 12:00am

The Cochrane Exchange is the Central Executive Team’s dedicated exhibition space at the Hyderabad Colloquium, hosting the CEO’s Office, Cochrane Editorial Unit, Communications and External Affairs, Finance and Core Services, and Informatics and Knowledge Management teams.

It’s the place to learn about Cochrane’s latest news and current projects, find information on how to participate in Cochrane activities, ask questions and post comments about any aspect of the organisation, and meet members of our various teams.

Visit the Cochrane Exchange to:

Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Cochrane CEAD Email address:  pressoffice@cochrane.org

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Updated URLs for Archie Test and Training

IMS Team news - 15 July 2014 - 1:37pm

15 July 2014

Contributors's Information Contributor's name:  Tom Cracknell Email Address:  tcracknell@cochrane.org

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Archie 4.6 Released

IMS Team news - 14 July 2014 - 9:56am

14 July 2014

A new version of Archie (4.6) is now released, with new features, including:

  • Archie - Smartling integration: aligning editorial and publication processes between Archie and Smartling, and translation management system, to better support the work flow and publication processes of translations.

For the full details, see What's new

Contributors's Information Contributor's name:  Javier Mayoral Email Address:  jmayoral@cochrane.org

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Present your review production tools at #CochraneTech

IMS Team news - 4 July 2014 - 5:33pm

4 July 2014

Contributors's Information Contributor's name:  Tom Cracknell Email Address:  tcracknell@cochrane.org

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Revisions to the Cochrane Commercial Sponsorship Policy: what do contributors need to know?

Cochrane Collaboration Official Blog - 2 July 2014 - 4:37pm

Lisa Bero, one of the Co-Chairs of the Cochrane Steering Group, and Cindy Farquhar, Managing Editor of the Menstrual Disorders and Subfertility Group and Co-Director of the New Zealand Cochrane Branch, have been closely involved with the recently completed revision of the Cochrane Commercial Sponsorship Policy. In this blog post, they provide some general information about the policy, and recent changes for Cochrane contributors.

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Systematic references search - Lausanne, Switzerland

All Cochrane Workshops - 2 July 2014 - 12:15pm

Intermediate level course


External link for more information:  http://swiss.cochrane.org/fr/formations Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 26 September 2014 (All day) (Europe/Berlin) Location:  Cité hospitalière, Salles Lisa et Pascal, Rue du Bugnon 23, 1010 Lausanne Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Lucienne Boujon Email address:  lucienne.boujon@chuv.ch

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