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The Methods Section of the Protocol (RA2) - UK Cochrane Centre, Oxford, UK

All Cochrane Workshops - 7 May 2014 - 1:04pm
External link for more information:  http://ukcc.cochrane.org/workshop-ra2-methods-section-p... Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 17 September 2014 (All day) (Europe/Berlin) Location:  Oxford, UK Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Carly Mole Email address:  carly.mole@cochrane.nhs.uk

Beginning a Systematic Review Protocol (RA1) - UK Cochrane Centre, Oxford

All Cochrane Workshops - 7 May 2014 - 1:03pm
External link for more information:  http://ukcc.cochrane.org/workshop-ra1-beginning-systema... Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 16 September 2014 (All day) (Europe/Berlin) Location:  Oxford, UK Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Carly Mole Email address:  carly.mole@cochrane.nhs.uk

Advanced Topics in the Analysis & Reporting of Systematic Reviews (RA4) - UK Cochrane Centre, Oxford, UK

All Cochrane Workshops - 7 May 2014 - 1:02pm
External link for more information:  http://ukcc.cochrane.org/workshop-ra4-advanced-topics-a... Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 8 October 2014 (All day) (Europe/Berlin) Location:  Oxford, UK Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Carly Mole Email address:  carly.mole@cochrane.nhs.uk

Analysis Methods for Systematic Reviews (RA3 ) - UK Cochrane Centre, Oxford, UK

All Cochrane Workshops - 7 May 2014 - 12:59pm
External link for more information:  http://ukcc.cochrane.org/workshop-ra3-analysis-methods-... Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 9 September 2014 (All day) (Europe/Berlin) Location:  Oxford, UK Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Carly Mole Email address:  carly.mole@cochrane.nhs.uk

Protocol and Analysis Workshop - Auckland, New Zealand

All Cochrane Workshops - 5 May 2014 - 11:53pm

Developing a Protocol for a Systematic Review - 5 May 2014

External link for more information:  http://www.cochrane.org.nz/Training/tabid/58/language/e... Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 5 May 2014 (All day) - 6 May 2014 (All day) (Pacific/Auckland) Location:  Auckland, New Zealand Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Vanessa Jordan Email address:  v.jordan@auckland.ac.nz

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CASP - Critical Appraisal Skills Training - Oxford, UK

All Cochrane Workshops - 5 May 2014 - 11:11am

CASP - Critical Appraisal Skills Training: International Training Week, Kellogg College, Oxford, UK

19-23 May 2014

Next month we are holding our International training week, running from 19-23 May 2014 at Kellogg College in Oxford. This is a 5 day course, see here for more details, covering lots of different aspects of study designs, gaining confidence in the appraisal of research papers and learning how to go back to funding organisations and deliver critical appraisal sessions back in the workplace.

External link for more information:  http://www.casp-uk.net/ Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 19 May 2014 (All day) - 23 May 2014 (All day) (Europe/Berlin) Location:  Oxford, UK

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Communicating uncertainty of results: From ‘No difference’ to estimation in 9 links

Cochrane Collaboration Official Blog - 1 May 2014 - 8:51am

Toby Lasserson has been a Senior Editor at the Cochrane Editorial Unit (CEU) since 2010. In this blog post he reflects on the challenges of communicating statistical results and summarises a number of resources that might help authors report their findings in comprehensible and useful ways.

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Call for nominations to the position of Co-Chair of the Collaboration’s Steering Group

www.cochrane.org - 30 April 2014 - 9:45am

On behalf of Mark Wilson, Chief Executive Officer, The Cochrane Collaboration

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Methods for Research Synthesis: from meta-analysis to meta-ethnography - Online

All Cochrane Workshops - 28 April 2014 - 4:54pm

Dates: 28 April - 28 July 2014

External link for more information:  http://eppi.ioe.ac.uk/Msc/mrs Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 28 April 2014 (All day) - 5 May 2014 (All day) (Europe/London) Location:  Online Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Hazel Croft Email address:  eppitraining@ioe.ac.uk

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Optimizing approaches to finding the evidence: making information management more effective, efficient and valuable - Washington, DC, USA

All Cochrane Workshops - 28 April 2014 - 9:23am

Organized by the HTAi Interest Sub-Group on Information Resources (IRG)

Optimizing approaches to finding the evidence: making information management more effective, efficient and valuable

Pre-conference workshop in association with the 11th Annual Meeting of HTAi

Date: Sunday, 15 June 2014

Event overview:

External link for more information:  http://www.htai2014.org/registration Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 15 June 2014 (All day) (Europe/Berlin) Location:  Washington, DC, USA

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Capacity building for information retrieval for Health Technology Assessments (HTA) - Washington, DC, USA

All Cochrane Workshops - 28 April 2014 - 9:16am

Organized by the HTAi Interest Sub-Group on Information Resources (IRG)

Capacity building for information retrieval for Health Technology Assessments (HTA)

Pre-conference workshop in association with the 11th Annual Meeting of HTAi

Date: Saturday, 14 June 2014

External link for more information:  http://www.htai2014.org/registration Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 14 June 2014 (All day) (Europe/Berlin) Location:  Washington, DC, USA

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Podcast celebrating 20 years of Cochrane released by BioMed Central

www.cochrane.org - 28 April 2014 - 6:59am

In celebration of Cochrane's twentieth anniversary in 2013, the journal Systematic Reviews launched the Cochrane Methodology Anniversary series – a collection of articles on developments in methodologies, systematic reviews and evidence synthesis in The Cochrane Collaboration.

External link for more information:  http://www.biomedcentral.com/biome/the-cochrane-collabo... Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Cochrane CEAD Email address:  techsupport@cochrane.org

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Summer Institute for Systematic Reviews in Nutrition for Global Policy Making - Ithaca, NY, USA

All Cochrane Workshops - 20 April 2014 - 12:57pm

WHO/Cochrane Collaboration/Cornell University
Summer Institute for Systematic Reviews in Nutrition for Global Policy Making

In collaboration with Cornell University, The Cochrane Collaboration, and Micronutrient Initiative
Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University Campus, Ithaca, NY
7-18 July 2014

External link for more information:  http://www.who.int/nutrition/events/2014_sysreviews_nut... Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 7 July 2014 (All day) - 18 July 2014 (All day) (America/New_York) Location:  Cornell University, Ithaca, NY Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Cochrane CEAD Email address:  techsupport@cochrane.org

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Become an EMBASE screener - Cochrane’s innovative EMBASE project is now open for all budding volunteers!

www.cochrane.org - 15 April 2014 - 2:20pm

The EMBASE project provides an opportunity for new and potential contributors to get involved with Cochrane work by diving into a task that needs doing. No prior experience is necessary as the task supports a ‘learn as you do’ approach.  

External link for more information:  http://www.metaxis.com/embase/

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Cochrane Switzerland seeks a Coordinator (0.5 FTE)

www.cochrane.org - 14 April 2014 - 4:10pm

Cochrane Switzerland, based at the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (IUMSP), Lausanne University Hospital, seeks a

Coordinator (0.5 FTE)

External link for more information:  http://swiss.cochrane.org/fr/news/poste-de-coordinateur...

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Steering Group elections 2014 - Deadline for nominations: 9 May 2014

www.cochrane.org - 14 April 2014 - 3:29pm

Elections for representatives on the Steering Group are due to take place in 2014.

Who is due to step down in September 2014?

- Sally Bell-Syer (UK); CRG (Managing Editor) representative.

- Rachel Churchill (UK); CRG (Co-ordinating Editor) representative.

- Steve McDonald (Australia); Centre (Director) representative.

- Mona Nasser (UK); CRG (Author) representative.

- Denise Thomson (Canada); Field representative.

External link for more information:  http://www.cochrane.org/community/organisation-administ...

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Croatian Translation of Testing Treatments published on 17 March, 2014

www.cochrane.org - 14 April 2014 - 11:38am

On March 17, 2014 the Croatian version of the book Testing Treatments was launched in Split, Croatia.

External link for more information:  http://www.testingtreatments.org

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