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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.  
posted on: 15 Apr 2014 - 14:20
Cochrane Switzerland, based at the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (IUMSP), Lausanne University Hospital, seeks aCoordinator (0.5 FTE)
posted on: 14 Apr 2014 - 16:10
On March 17, 2014 the Croatian version of the book Testing Treatments was launched in Split, Croatia.
posted on: 14 Apr 2014 - 11:38
It is with great pleasure that the Cochrane Gynaecological and Orphan Cancer Group announces the formation of a Neuro-oncology Satellite based in Bath, UK.This new Satellite is headed by Dr Robin Grant, Consultant Neurologist and Mr Mike Hart, Neurosurgeon who are both experienced Cochrane...
posted on: 9 Apr 2014 - 11:51
On 2 April members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted overwhelmingly in favour of a new law that will require all drug clinical trials in Europe to be registered and their results reported in a public database. This is a significant win for the AllTrials campaign, for which Cochrane is a...
posted on: 7 Apr 2014 - 09:00

Latest Events

Searching and beyond: the Librarian’s role in systematic reviewsA one day workshop for Librarians and Information Professionals on the systematic review process.Helping you help your users.At the Exploration Lab, The Forum, University of Exeter, UK23 April 2014, 10-4pm
posted on: 20 Feb 2014 - 12:15
Dates: 28 April - 28 July 2014
posted on: 10 May 2013 - 16:54
You are invited to join an introductory webinar about Cochrane’s open access policy. Each 30-minute webinar will cover:(1) an overview of Cochrane’s open access policy;(2) how to set up open access for a Cochrane Review;(3) how to publish an open access Cochrane Review; and(4) an introduction to...
posted on: 8 Apr 2014 - 09:58
Short Course - Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Direct, Indirect and Mixed Treatment Evidence 2014The Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment (HEHTA) Research Group at the University of Glasgow is running a three-day workshop on systematic review and meta-analysis of direct,...
posted on: 2 Dec 2013 - 10:35
Literature searches are the foundation for high quality health technology assessment (HTA), systematic reviews, guideline development and other evidence syntheses. Developing search strategies to retrieve research evidence from databases requires knowledge of database features and skills in turning...
posted on: 6 Mar 2014 - 14:43

Latest Blog Entries

Internationally respected author and journalist Ray Moynihan has been writing about the business of medicine for almost two decades. He is currently a Senior Research Fellow at Bond University, and helping organise a series of conferences called Preventing Overdiagnosis, the next coming up at...
Chris Mavergames is Head of Cochrane’s Informatics and Knowledge Management Department (IKMD), and has been working on Cochrane web and technology projects since 2006. In his latest post for the Cochrane Blog, Chris updates on current work and future plans in the areas of technology and innovation...
Sarah Chapman is an Information Specialist at the UK Cochrane Centre, where her work focuses on encouraging engagement with Cochrane evidence, particularly via social media and through writing  blogs for Evidently Cochrane.
Anna Noel-Storr joined Cochrane in February 2008 as the Trials Search Co-ordinator (TSC) for the Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group. She still holds this position, but is also seconded one day a week to the Cochrane Register of Studies (CRS) support team and works on a number of...
Marilyn Walsh is a Canadian consumer reviewer with the Cochrane Musculoskeletal Review Group and is involved with the Canadian Spondylitis Association-Ontario Chapter and Canadian Patient Partners in Arthritis. Here she reflects on her recent experiences at the 2013 Cochrane Colloquium in Québec...

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