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Review Completion Workshop - Melbourne, Australia

All Cochrane Workshops - 22 January 2014 - 3:20am

Review completion workshop
Alfred Centre, Melbourne
26-30 May 2014

External link for more information:  http://acc.cochrane.org/2014-timetable-registration Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 26 May 2014 (All day) - 30 May 2014 (All day) (Australia/Melbourne) Location:  Alfred Centre, Melbourne Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Caroline Menara Email address:  caroline.menara@monash.edu

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Introduction to writing a Cochrane Review - Melbourne, Australia

All Cochrane Workshops - 22 January 2014 - 3:13am

Introduction to writing a Cochrane systematic review
Alfred Centre, Melbourne
12-14 March 2014

This three-day workshop is designed for new authors starting a Cochrane systematic review. A mixture of presentations and hands-on sessions will give you an overview of all the methods required to write your protocol and get started on the review.

External link for more information:  http://acc.cochrane.org/2014-timetable-registration Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 12 March 2014 (All day) - 14 March 2014 (All day) (Australia/Melbourne) Location:  Alfred Centre, Melbourne Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Caroline Menara Email address:  caroline.menara@monash.edu

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New features and functionalities in The Cochrane Library

www.cochrane.org - 21 January 2014 - 11:53am

The Cochrane Library Technology Roadmap includes a range of technology-based projects to enhance the experience of interacting with and using The Cochrane Library website and its content. For more information about The Cochrane Library Technology Roadmap, please visit the Cochrane Community website (Archie login required).

The Cochrane Library Roadmap Committee is pleased to let you know that that the following projects have been completed:  

External link for more information:  http://www.editorial-unit.cochrane.org/ceu-bulletin-jan...

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Developing a protocol for a Cochrane Systematic Review - Vellore, India

All Cochrane Workshops - 20 January 2014 - 6:21am

Who should attend?

This workshop is meant for those who have a registered title for a Cochrane Systematic Review with The Cochrane Collaboration; are working on a registered protocol for a Cochrane Systematic Review; or wish to understand, in detail, the steps involved in undertaking a systematic review.

During this workshop, participants will be helped to develop and write a draft protocol for their review and learn to use information management software RevMan 5, and Grade Pro software, for grading of evidence.

3-7 February 2014

External link for more information:  http://tinyurl.com/ldmsvbe Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 3 February 2014 - 9:00am - 7 February 2014 - 5:00am (Asia/Kolkata) Location:  Christian Medical College, Bagayam, Vellore, India Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Anna Joseph Email address:  annajoseph@cmcvellore.ac.in

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Webinar: Let's Start at the Very Beginning: Getting the Question Right for Your Cochrane Review - 3 Apr 2014

All Cochrane Workshops - 15 January 2014 - 11:32pm

The third and final webinar in Cochrane Canada Live's 2014 Cochrane 101 Series

A strong, clear question gives your Cochrane Review the foundation it needs:  it informs your search strategy, narrows your focus, and provides the framework for your team’s work. 

Join us to learn what sort of questions are answered in Cochrane Reviews.  We’ll cover the key components of a good research question and we’ll work through sample questions:  you’re invited to share your research topic as an example!

External link for more information:  https://www.eventsforce.net/cochrane/3/home Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 3 April 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm (America/Toronto) Location:  Online Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Catherine McNair Email address:  cmcnair@ohri.ca

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Webinar: The Steps of a Cochrane Review: an Overview - 27 Mar 2014

All Cochrane Workshops - 15 January 2014 - 11:28pm

The second webinar in Cochrane Canada Live's 2014 Cochrane 101 Series

What makes Cochrane Reviews different from other systematic reviews?  Who – and what – is involved in the process?  We will introduce you to the steps of a Cochrane Review and give you some practical tips for getting a review underway.

External link for more information:  https://www.eventsforce.net/cochrane/3/home Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 27 March 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm (America/Toronto) Location:  Online Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Catherine McNair Email address:  cmcnair@ohri.ca

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Webinar: Cochrane 101: An Introduction to The Cochrane Collaboration - 20 Mar 2014

All Cochrane Workshops - 15 January 2014 - 11:26pm

The first of three webinars in Cochrane Canada Live's 2014 Cochrane 101 Series

Thursday, 20 March 2014
12-1PM EST (Toronto)

Who was Cochrane?  What is the Collaboration?  And what are systematic reviews? 

External link for more information:  https://www.eventsforce.net/cochrane/3/home Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 20 March 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm (America/Toronto) Location:  Online Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Catherine McNair Email address:  cmcnair@ohri.ca

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Webinar: Consumer-led knowledge translation: leveraging patient experience and networks to disseminate Cochrane Reviews - 12 Feb 2014

All Cochrane Workshops - 15 January 2014 - 11:17pm

The third and final video in Cochrane Canada Live's Consumer webinar series: Finding, understanding and using high-quality healthcare evidence

Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 12-1PM EST (Toronto)

External link for more information:  https://www.eventsforce.net/cochrane/3/home Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 12 February 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm (America/Toronto) Location:  Online Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Catherine McNair Email address:  cmcnair@ohri.ca

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Webinar: Using Cochrane Reviews in real life - 6 Feb 2014

All Cochrane Workshops - 15 January 2014 - 11:10pm

Second webinar in Cochrane Canada Live's Consumer webinar series: Finding, understanding and using high-quality healthcare evidence

Thursday, 6 February 2014, 12-1PM EST (Toronto)

External link for more information:  https://www.eventsforce.net/cochrane/3/home Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 6 February 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm (America/Toronto) Location:  Online Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Catherine McNair Email address:  cmcnair@ohri.ca

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Webinar: Navigating the healthcare information jungle: Locating and understanding quality healthcare information to inform healthcare decisions - 29 Jan 2014

All Cochrane Workshops - 15 January 2014 - 11:08pm

First of three webinars in Cochrane Canada Live's Consumer Webinar Series: Finding, understanding and using high-quality healthcare evidence

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 12-1PM EST (Toronto)

External link for more information:  https://www.eventsforce.net/cochrane/3/home Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 29 January 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm (America/Toronto) Location:  Online Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Catherine McNair Email address:  cmcnair@ohri.ca

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Archie 4.3 Released

IMS Team news - 15 January 2014 - 2:14pm

15 January 2014

A new version of Archie (4.3) is now released, with new features, including:

  • New Calendar component
  • Improved Advanced Search interface
  • Topics for People

For the full details, see What's new. Or join us for the webinars on 22 & 23 January.

Contributors's Information Contributor's name:  Javier Mayoral

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Archie 4.3 Released

IMS Team news - 15 January 2014 - 2:14pm

15 January 2013

A new version of Archie (4.3) is now released, with new features, including:

  • New Calendar component
  • Improved Advanced Search interface
  • Topics for People

For the full details, see What's new. Or join us for the webinars on 22 & 23 January.

Contributors's Information Contributor's name:  Javier Mayoral

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Lessons in disappointment and some New Year’s resolutions

Cochrane Collaboration Official Blog - 10 January 2014 - 12:00am
Sarah Chapman is an Information Specialist at the UK Cochrane Centre, where her work focuses on encouraging engagement with Cochrane evidence, particularly via social media and through writing  blogs for Evidently Cochrane.

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Website for 2014 Cochrane Mid-Year Meeting goes live

www.cochrane.org - 9 January 2014 - 2:37am

2014 Cochrane Mid-Year Meeting
XIII Iberoamerican Cochrane Meeting and Symposium
XVII Conference of Scientific Committee of the Panama Medical Students Association

30 March - 5 April 2014
City of Knowledge
Panama City

The website for the 2014 Cochrane Mid-Year Meeting is live at the address listed below. Cochrane contributors planning to travel to Panama for this event can use the site to book accommodation, view the meeting timetable and scheduled social events, and read about travelling to Panama.

External link for more information:  http://panama2014.cochrane.org/ Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Claire Allen Email address:  callen@cochrane.org

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Cochrane Standard Author Training - Cairo, Egypt

All Cochrane Workshops - 7 January 2014 - 1:00pm

Overview: This course takes a step-by-step approach to the tasks and methods involved in conducting a Cochrane review to answer a question about the effects of a health-related intervention.  The course will be of most benefit to someone planning to do a Cochrane review in the near future; but should also be useful to anyone who may do a review or wants to find out more about how to interpret reviews done by others.

External link for more information:  http://egycebm.wordpress.com/2014/01/07/cochrane-standa... Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 13 February 2014 - 10:00am - 20 February 2014 - 2:00am (Africa/Cairo) Location:  Department of Tropical Medicine, Ain Shams University Hospital, Cairo, Egypt Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Ashraf Fawzy Nabhan Email address:  ashraf.nabhan@gmail.com

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The Trial Blazers study: crowdsourcing and Cochrane

Cochrane Collaboration Official Blog - 6 January 2014 - 9:02am

Anna Noel-Storr joined Cochrane in February 2008 as the Trials Search Co-ordinator (TSC) for the Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group. She still holds this position, but is also seconded one day a week to the Cochrane Register of Studies (CRS) support team and works on a number of other projects, including the EMBASE project. She is also a member of the TSC executive committee.

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Two longtime Cochrane contributors honoured

www.cochrane.org - 3 January 2014 - 5:44am

Two senior Cochrane contributors are among those named in New Year’s Honours lists, announced in countries around the world as 2013 came to a close.

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

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