The latest from Cochrane

Latest News

Nine positions on the Cochrane Steering Group (CSG), including one Co-Chair, were eligible for election in 2014.Representing Authors: Mona Nasser (UK) – re-elected for a second term from September 2014 – September 2017 (this result was also announced on 24 June 2014).Representing Centre Directors...
posted on: 21 Oct 2014 - 12:04
Bobby Ramakant and Shobha Shukla of India's Citizen News Service were among the journalists invited to attend the 2014 Cochrane Colloquium in Hyderabad in September. Both entered fully into the Colloquium experience, participating in symposia and workshops, as well as attending a variety of...
posted on: 21 Oct 2014 - 07:01
Several prizes are awarded annually to Cochrane contributors. The 2014 recipients, awarded at the Hyderabad Colloquium, are as follows:
posted on: 20 Oct 2014 - 14:27
The ability of Cochrane Reviews to provide reliable answers on the effects of interventions depends on the quality of the methods used in the included studies. A series of exciting opportunities have become available in the UK for people who would like to do a PhD that will contribute to improving...
posted on: 20 Oct 2014 - 13:16
The Cochrane Editorial Unit (CEU) is delighted to announce the appointment of Newton Opiyo as an editor. Newton comes with substantial experience of Cochrane as an editor associated with the Norwegian satellite of the EPOC group. He has a background in nursing and holds a PhD in epidemiology from...
posted on: 20 Oct 2014 - 13:03

Latest Events

Cochrane Reviews introductory workshop in Spanish. 
posted on: 18 Aug 2014 - 18:50
Guideline Development Workshop: The GRADE ApproachInaugural U.S. GRADE Network WorkshopOctober 29 – 31, 2014Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & SpaOrlando, Florida, USACourse objectives:
posted on: 19 May 2014 - 12:36
Author Training Workshop – 7-9 November 2014Cochrane Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Functional Bowel Disorders Review GroupAre you thinking of undertaking a Cochrane Review? Have you recently registered a review title with a Cochrane Group? If so, please join us at Western University for Cochrane'...
posted on: 25 Aug 2014 - 12:01
Review completion workshopAlfred Centre, Melbourne10-14 November 2014
posted on: 22 Jan 2014 - 03:43
Location and course times The course will take place on 13-14 November 2014 in Queen's University Belfast's Mulhouse Building on the Royal Victoria Hospital site, off Grovesnor Road in Belfast.The timing will be 10.00-16.30 on 13 November, and 09.30-15.30 on 14 November (subject to slight change...
posted on: 25 Aug 2014 - 06:53

Latest Blog Entries

David Tovey is the Editor in Chief of The Cochrane Library, and has been working with the Cochrane Editorial Unit (CEU) and the wider Collaboration in this role since 2009. In this post, he discusses his impressions and experiences of the 2014 Cochrane Colloquium, key decisions, and ramifications...
Anne Littlewood has been the Trials Search Co-ordinator for the Cochrane Oral Health Group since June 2008 and is a member of the CRS User Support Team. She has an MPhil in Information Science from the Manchester Metropolitan University and has worked in information management since 1998.
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.
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...
Anwesh Chatterjee is a pulmonologist in the United Kingdom and longtime Wikipedia editor. He is the primary author of Wikipedia’s lung cancer article – one of those criticized by Hasty et al. Robin M.T. Cooke is a peer-reviewed author with an interest in biomedical research, who collaborates with...

Contributions for this section are selected by our content editors from EbM-related listservs, and submissions by individual contributors in Cochrane and the larger EbM community.

Cochrane Connect is our international newsletter bringing you each month the newest health evidence, news about Cochrane projects and impact, training and event alerts, and more. Subscribe and receive Cochrane Connect delivered straight to your inbox. You can unsubscribe or change your details at any time.

Contribute your news! Are we missing an important story? Tell us about it! Click here to submit news, events, jobs and other relevant items to this site.

All our news stories are archived and can be browsed and searched here.

Our archive of Cochrane in the News stories provides an overview of Cochrane coverage in the media.

Our archive of Homepage Features provides an overview of the featured reviews, featured Cochrane groups, or other feature stories from our homepage.

Our news, event news, blogs and podcasts are also available as RSS feeds  from this site.

More online information sources and news services can be found in our Webliography of EbHC resources.

Updated on: March 14, 2014, 12:10

Comments for improvement or correction are welcome.
Email: techsupport@cochrane.org