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COCHRANE METHODS SYMPOSIUM 2014HYDERABAD COLLOQUIUMSunday 21 September 2014; 9.00am-4.30pmFrom concepts to evidence synthesis: Towards a research agenda for methods of public health systematic reviews
posted on: 31 Jul 2014 - 08:49
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...
posted on: 31 Jul 2014 - 08:15
Strictly Embargoed Until 00.01 Hours (BST), Thursday, July 17, 2014Media contacts:Evelyn Martinez (US): +1 201 748 6358sciencenewsroom@wiley.comJo Anthony (UK): +44 (0) 1865 310138 or (0) 7990 031904pressoffice@cochrane.org Asthma drugs suppress growth
posted on: 22 Jul 2014 - 12:19
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...
posted on: 22 Jul 2014 - 07:56
Eight positions on the Cochrane Steering Group, including one Co-Chair, are eligible for election in 2014. As of July 2014, results are available for six of the eight positions, with two elections still pending:Representing Fields: Denise Thomson (Canada) – re-elected for a second term from...
posted on: 21 Jul 2014 - 12:04

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2014 Summer Institutes on Quality ImprovementCall for Abstracts November 18, 2013 – April 7, 2014Description:Apply evidence and build science to improve care and patient outcomes.Experience a full immersion in the latest advances in healthcare improvement.Take advantage of back-to-back institutes...
posted on: 12 Dec 2013 - 19:25
Event: Short course - Systematic reviews and meta-analyses of health researchDate: 1-5 September 2014Location: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK
posted on: 23 Jun 2014 - 04:22
Date: 3-5 September 2014Venue: University of Birmingham, UK
posted on: 14 May 2014 - 13:48
Dates: 8 September - 19 December 2014.Deadline for applications is 18 August 2014.This online course will enable you to conduct and appraise systematic reviews. On successful completion of the course, you will be familiar with the strengths and limitations of systematic reviews and have a critical...
posted on: 7 Apr 2014 - 12:37

Latest Blog Entries

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...
Miranda Cumpston is Cochrane’s Senior Training Co-ordinator, and is based at the Australasian Cochrane Centre in Melbourne. Her background is in health policy and public health, and she has been working for Cochrane, in Canada and Australia, since 2004.

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