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Cochrane Neonatal Review Group Newsletter - May 2014

www.cochrane.org - 19 May 2014 - 11:30am

The Cochrane Neonatal Review Group Newsletter for May 2014 is now available.

Contents include:

In Memoriam: Jack Sinclair
John Collinson Sinclair MD,
Neonatologist
September 27th 1933 to May 2nd 2014

Welcome Maria Ximena Rojas-Rejes

Neonatal Podcasts

External link for more information:  http://us7.campaign-archive2.com/?u=234c869138e62bc49d9...

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The Nottingham Systematic Review Course - Nottingham, UK

All Cochrane Workshops - 19 May 2014 - 11:22am

Who should attend: All people wishing to undertake reviews of randomised studies.

This course will appeal to all those interested in completing a Cochrane-style review. Experienced tutors and facilitators will be available to give you practical and individual advice. After attending the course, participants should be able to understand search strategies, extract data, manage the results of systematic searches, understand the syntheses of the data, apply the methods and conduct reviews independently.

External link for more information:  http://szg.cochrane.org/workshops-training-and-events Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 17 June 2014 - 9:00am - 20 June 2014 - 5:00pm (Europe/Berlin) Location:  Nottingham, UK

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

All Cochrane Workshops - 16 May 2014 - 3:21pm

 

External link for more information:  http://ukcc.cochrane.org/workshop-timetable Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 16 July 2014 (All day) (Europe/Berlin)

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

All Cochrane Workshops - 16 May 2014 - 3:20pm
External link for more information:  http://ukcc.cochrane.org/workshop-timetable Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 15 July 2014 (All day) (Europe/Berlin) Location:  Oxford, UK Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Carly Mole Email address:  carly.mole@cochrane.nhs.uk

Systematic reviews and meta-analyses of diagnostic test accuracy - Birmingham, UK

All Cochrane Workshops - 14 May 2014 - 1:48pm

Date: 3-5 September 2014

Venue: University of Birmingham, UK

External link for more information:  http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/research/activity/mds/proje... Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 3 September 2014 - 9:00am - 5 September 2014 - 3:15pm (Europe/London) Location:  University of Birmingham Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Yemisi Takwoingi Email address:  y.takwoingi@bham.ac.uk

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New issue of Evidence & Policy now available with free access throughout May

www.cochrane.org - 13 May 2014 - 5:44pm
The new issue of Evidence & Policy (Volume 10, number 2) is now available. External link for more information:  http://www.policypress.co.uk/journals_eap.asp Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Kim Eggleton Email address:  kim.eggleton@bristol.ac.uk

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Cochrane Collaboration recruits talented Wikipedian In Residence

Cochrane Collaboration Official Blog - 13 May 2014 - 1:55pm

Jake Orlowitz is an experienced Wikipedia editor and administrator, and a member of the Wiki Project Med Foundation board. He has been working with Cochrane contributors for more than a year on taking forward a working partnership between Cochrane and Wikipedia. In this blog post, he looks at the latest developments in this collaborative venture.

Cross-posted, with permission, from the Wikimedia Foundation Global Blog

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In memoriam: Jack Sinclair

www.cochrane.org - 13 May 2014 - 1:30am

John Collinson Sinclair MD
Neonatologist
27 September 1933 - 2 May 2014

External link for more information:  http://neonatal.cochrane.org Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Cochrane CEAD Email address:  techsupport@cochrane.org

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Diagnosis and prognosis: Clinical and research problems - Gargnano, Lago di Garda, Italy

All Cochrane Workshops - 12 May 2014 - 11:46am

Diagnosis and prognosis: Clinical and research problems
Basic Residential Course

8-11 October 2014 - Palazzo Feltrinelli
Gargnano, Lago di Garda, Italy

Organized by:

Centro Interuniversitario
’THOMAS C. CHALMERS and ALESSANDRO LIBERATI’
Italy

Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 8 October 2014 (All day) - 11 October 2014 (All day) (Europe/Berlin) Location:  Gargnano, Lago di Garda, Italy

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Webinar: Oxygen Saturation Targeting: Evidence from systematic reviews - 11 June 2014

All Cochrane Workshops - 12 May 2014 - 10:17am

Cochrane Neonatal Review Group Web Seminar

Supported by: The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development & The Vermont Oxford Network

Oxygen Saturation Targeting: Evidence from systematic reviews

11 June 2014; 12:00 pm EDT, New York, USA (UTC -5)

The Cochrane Neonatal Review Group is pleased to announce the eighth in a series of sessions focused on specific Cochrane Reviews and the evidence that they provide for practice.

External link for more information:  http://neonatal.cochrane.org/welcome Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 11 June 2014 - 12:00pm (America/New_York) Location:  Online

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6th Croatian Cochrane Symposium - Split, Croatia

All Cochrane Workshops - 12 May 2014 - 9:58am

6th Croatian Cochrane Symposium

Better Evidence for a Better Future

Cochrane Strategy to 2020

Friday, 6th June 2014

School of Medicine, Split, Croatia

Registration fee: 200 HRK

(Students and members of patient organisations: 100 HRK)

CME points awarded

Information and registration:

www.cochrane.hr

cochrane_croatia@mefst.hr

phone +385 (0)21 557 923                  


External link for more information:  http://croatia.cochrane.org/hr/dobrodo%C5%A1li Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 6 June 2014 (All day) (Europe/Berlin) Location:  Split, Croatia

Cochrane announces appointment of Wikipedian in Residence

www.cochrane.org - 12 May 2014 - 4:07am

Cochrane is delighted to announce the appointment of Sydney Poore as the inaugural Cochrane Wikipedian in Residence (WiR).

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

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Research Associate/Research Fellow (2 posts) - Cochrane Wounds Group - Manchester, UK

www.cochrane.org - 9 May 2014 - 11:45am

Closing date: 22 May 2014

Reference : M&HS-04587
Faculty / Organisational unit : Medical & Human Sciences
School / Directorate : School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work
Division : Nursing & Midwifery
Employment type : Fixed Term
Duration : Available until 30 June 2017
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Salary : Res. Assoc £29,837 to £36,661 per annum, Res. Fellow £37,756 to £46,400
Hours per week : To be agreed minimum 3 days a week to full time

External link for more information:  https://www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid...

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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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