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Deadline for applications: midnight (GMT) 5 January 2015Cochrane is seeking to appoint an independent consultant to perform a review of its events and meetings. The key element and aim of this project should be the definition of the purpose, objectives and desired audience(s) of our regularly...
posted on: 15 Dec 2014 - 11:37
The Cochrane Collaboration Complementary Medicine Field is pleased to announce our 2014 bursary scheme made possible through funds from the US National Institutes of Health, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. The purpose of this bursary scheme is to ensure that reviews...
posted on: 10 Dec 2014 - 11:33
Are you a Cochrane author? Are you active on Twitter? We were very pleased to have Cochrane CEO Mark Wilson join us as guest host of the December edition of the #cochraneauthor Twitter chat. If you missed it, you can read the transcript here.
posted on: 4 Dec 2014 - 14:37
The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Cochrane's principal funder in Australia, has announced its support of the AllTrials initiative. The NHMRC has published the following statement:The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is pleased to support the principles...
posted on: 4 Dec 2014 - 04:34

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Participative Research and Policy will enable you to involve policymakers, practitioners and service users in doing and using research. You will critically engage with the latest theories and debates about the relevance and application of research findings for policy, practice and personal...
posted on: 7 Apr 2014 - 11:33
Dates: 14-16 January 2015Location: Baltimore, Maryland (USA)Details: This two and a half day workshop guides participants through the steps of developing a systematic review and includes presentations about Cochrane Collaboration methodology, hands-on practice using the Cochrane Collaboration's...
posted on: 8 Oct 2014 - 19:25
 RA1 is targeted at authors who are at the very beginning of the review process and includes small group discussions around each authors review question. This workshop also incorporates an introduction to RevMan, and the appropriate procedures for working on a protocol using RevMan.
posted on: 14 Nov 2014 - 16:01
RA2 is usually run on the day following RA1, so authors can choose to take the two days in succession or as stand-alone courses. This day is designed to help authors further develop their protocol, introducing them to searching for studies, study selection and data collection procedures, risk of...
posted on: 14 Nov 2014 - 16:02
RA4 contains a large amount of training material and activities to cover common issues which arise with continuous data types. It also covers how to deal with data in different formats, over-coming unit of analysis issues and dealing with multiplicity in reviews, as well as using GRADE and Summary...
posted on: 14 Nov 2014 - 16:07

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John Hilton works as an Editor with the Cochrane Editorial Unit (CEU), based in London. He has been with the CEU since November 2010. Previously, John worked as digital content editor and manager at the BMJ Evidence Centre, where he worked with Cochrane Editor in Chief David Tovey on Best...
Professor Tony Marson has been a consultant neurologist at The Walton Centre since 2003. He leads the Liverpool Epilepsy Research Group and is also Director of the UK Epilepsy Research Network; Deputy Director of the MRC North West Hub for Trials Methodology Research; Co-ordinating Editor of the...
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.
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...

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