News and events

  • Treating the trigger: assessing the evidence for sublingual immunotherapy for asthmaRebecca NormansellDeputy Coordinating Editor, Cochrane AirwaysSt George’s, University of London, London, UK1. What is sublingual immunotherapy and how might it help people with asthma?For about half of the 300 million people worldwide with asthma, allergies may be...
    Saturday, August 29, 2015
  • Timeline: the deworming debate23 July: Simultaneous publication of re-analysis of a school-based deworming programme in western Kenya in the International Journal of Epidemiology and an updated Cochrane Review incorporating this re-analysis. A press release from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) presents the key messages...
    Friday, August 28, 2015
  • Newly created senior position will support Cochrane's editorial and product development.
    I am delighted to announce that Karla Soares Weiser has been appointed as Cochrane’s Deputy Editor in Chief. This newly created post will combine leadership roles within the Cochrane Editorial Unit (CEU) and Cochrane Innovations, helping me to ensure that the CEU can deliver on its targets and projects, and supporting Charlotte Pestridge...
    Friday, August 28, 2015
  • Reframing the debate: 'alternative' vs. 'traditional' medicine
    "The dichotomy, however, between alternative and traditional medicine, or between Eastern and Western medicine, is a false one":  The New York Times' 'Upshot' column considers common assumptions about medical treatment, and how to reframe the debate in the context of evidence.
    Friday, August 28, 2015
  • Workshop registration open from 26 August - sign up now!Come to Vienna and share your work and talent! We've had a record number of early bird registrations and are expecting the 2015 Cochrane Colloquium in Vienna, Austria to be the biggest ever!Cochrane Colloquia are our annual flagship events, bringing together Cochrane contributors and...
    Wednesday, August 26, 2015
  • Post: Managing EditorLocation: School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Westmead HospitalSpecifications: FT, fixed-term for 12 monthsClosing date: 4 September 2015The Cochrane Kidney and Transplant Group are currently seeking a Managing Editor who will ensure the efficient and effective operation of the editorial base. The successful...
    Monday, August 24, 2015
  • IT ManagerSpecifications:  Permanent RoleSalary: £55,000 - £60,000Location: London (preferred) Application closing date:  11 September 2015Cochrane is a global independent network of health practitioners, researchers, patient advocates, and others, responding to the challenge of making the vast amounts of evidence generated through research useful...
    Wednesday, August 19, 2015
  • Head of Finance and Core ServicesSpecifications:                               Permanent Salary:                                                £60,000 - £65,000 Location:                                           London Application Closing Date:        11 September 2015 Interviews:                                      21-22 September...
    Monday, August 17, 2015
  • News analysis website Vox examines the ongoing debate about whether school deworming programmes are effective, including the recent Cochrane Review presenting the current evidence.
    Thursday, August 13, 2015
  • The Cochrane Library publishes three Special Collections and two supporting editorials focusing on indigenous health issues
    The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, a United Nations event commemorated worldwide, is celebrated on 9 August each year. The theme for 2015 is “Post 2015 agenda: Ensuring Indigenous peoples’ health and wellbeing”.Since 2002, Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), the Canadian Institutes of Health...
    Friday, August 7, 2015

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