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Several prizes are awarded annually to Cochrane contributors. The 2014 recipients, awarded at the Hyderabad Colloquium, are as follows:
posted on: 20 Oct 2014 - 13:27
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 - 12:16
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 - 12:03
In March 2014, Cochrane circulated a Request for Proposals inviting submissions for the development, installation, and support of a multifaceted technology platform to support Cochrane authors in producing and maintaining Cochrane Reviews.
posted on: 20 Oct 2014 - 11:53
Cochrane is delighted to announce the official opening of a new Cochrane branch in Hungary.The establishment of the Hungarian branch, part of the Cochrane German Centre, will have its base at the University of Pécs.The branch will promote evidence-informed decision making in health care by...
posted on: 20 Oct 2014 - 07:20

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26 November 2014Manchester, UKThis workshop is designed to target authors who have spent time working on their systematic review, are in the process of (or have just finished) study selection, and are now thinking about their analysis. This day enables authors to think through the appropriateness...
posted on: 15 Sep 2014 - 11:50
Developing a Protocol for a Cochrane Systematic Review – Penang, Malaysia 1-3 December 2014Penang Medical College, Penang, MalaysiaThis workshop on Developing a Protocol for a Cochrane Systematic Review is for individuals that are in the process of or are considering authoring a Cochrane systematic...
posted on: 24 Feb 2014 - 03:02
Overview: This course takes a step-by-step approach to the tasks and methods involved in conducting a new Cochrane Review to answer a question about the effects of an intervention. The course is built on the Methodological Expectations for Cochrane Intervention Reviews (MECIR).
posted on: 5 Oct 2014 - 18:10
Evidence-informed Public Health Short course Dates: 8 - 9 Dec 2014Venue: Graduate House, Leicester Street, Carlton, Victoria, AustraliaThis two-day practical workshop helps participants develop skills and confidence using evidence for decision-making in public health and health...
posted on: 22 Oct 2014 - 00:22
Introduction to writing a Cochrane systematic reviewThe Children's Hospital at Westmead10-12 December 2014This three-day workshop is designed for new authors starting a Cochrane systematic review. A mixture of presentations and hands-on sessions will give you an overview of all the...
posted on: 22 Jan 2014 - 02:47

Latest Blog Entries

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.
Jake Orlowitz is an experienced Wikipedia editor and administrator, and a member of the Wiki Project Med Foundation board. He has been working with Cochrane contributors for more than a year on taking forward a working partnership between Cochrane and Wikipedia. In this blog post, he looks at the...

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